Job vacancy details

Community Linkworker

Department:
Social Work
Salary:
£30,476 per annum
Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week
Location:
Sydenham
Closing date:
9 April 2024

Community Linkworker

Location:                   Bromley and Sydenham

Department:             Social Work and Welfare

Hours:                        Full-time – 36 hours per week

Salary:                        £30,476

About us

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at a leading Hospice who aspires to a world in which all dying people and those close to them have access to care and support, whenever and wherever they need it. St Christopher’s Hospice was founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and formed part of the modern hospice movement. Proudly celebrating over 50 years and with a turnover of over £20 million, we provide invaluable care and support to over 7,500 people across the five London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.

Your new role 

We have an exciting and truly rewarding opportunity that has arisen for a passionate and strong team player, who has experience of supporting individuals with complex needs in the third sector, health or social care. You will be joining our spirited Community Linkworker team to provide a service to connect our patients and family members to a range of internal and external services to ensure the support they receive is right for them.

To succeed in this role

You will be experienced in working with community members to understand people’s needs and perspectives and be able to adopt a creative approach to your work. You are passionate about community-based support and have experience of South-East London community and voluntary sector organizations. It is vital to the role that you are a strong team player, as well as being able to work autonomously as a high standard. Due to the nature of the role you must feel comfortable working with people at the end of life.

If this sound like you, we will be excited to hear from you!

Benefits of joining St Christopher’s

  • You will gain a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference in the community
  • Access to excellent training and development opportunities 
  • A number of health and wellbeing schemes 
  • A competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan 
  • Access to plenty of free local street parking.

Please have a look at our website for further information on all aspects of St Christopher’s at www.stchristophers.org.uk and to apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply Online’ button below.

Closing Date:  9th April 2024

Interview Date: TBC 


Apply online
For any queries, please contact our recruitment line on 0208 768 4680

As a Disability Confident Employer we have committed to:

  • Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • Communicate and promote vacancies
  • Offer an interview to disabled people
  • Anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required
  • Support any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
  • At least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people
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