First Choice Selection Services Limited

Social Worker for FIT Ballymena and Antrim

Location UK / Ballymena Area

Job Type Permanent, Temporary full-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary £20000 - 25000

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1352891

 Job Description

We have exciting opportunities for band 5 and 6 Social Workers in a variety of environments to include FIT, Residential, Hospital and community Social Work. Give us a call today to find out more.

Who we are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies, has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector settings

 We value our Healthcare staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

What the Job Is:

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Social Worker to join our team in Ballymena.

We provide Social Work staff to Various Family Intervention Units in the Antrim, Ballymena and surrounding areas. It is an immediate start, once all legal checks are completed.

As a core member of the care team, you will be expected to work both individually and within the team to provide the highest standards of care to all service users within the unit.

We at First Choice, will help you achieve this with continued professional development and training.


What the Job Entails:

ü  To deliver a Social Work Service to individual Children and Families

ü  At all times provide a caring service to those in the Unit in a courteous and professional manner

ü  To carry out duties and responsibilities in compliance with regulations

ü  To supervise the rest of the junior support team

ü  To be answerable to the Lead Social Worker

ü  To ensure individual support plans are followed and updated as required

ü  To assist, if required with ongoing reviews of the care service provided to individuals

ü  To ensure Safeguarding Policies are adhered to at all times


What We Need from You:

ü  Qualified Social Worker, on the live NISCC register

ü  Full drivers licence and access to a car

ü  Newly qualified Band 5 Social Workers will also be considered

ü  Knowledge of professional accountability

ü  Be willing to complete an Access N.I check

ü  In date mandatory training (with proof of certificate) or willing to complete our free courses


What We Would Like From You But Not Essential:

ü  Have completed your professional AYE

ü  Experience in a similar role in a similar setting


What You Will Get:

ü  Band 5 Social Worker £11.49 – £18.38 per hour (with yearly increments)

ü  Band 6 Social Worker £13.99 – £22.38 per hour (with yearly increments)

ü  Free Uniform – if required

ü  A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)

ü  Inclusion in our company Pension Scheme

ü  Free Comprehensive Training Courses and Yearly Updates


The Nitty Gritty:

ü  Hours of work are full time flexible with various working patterns including morning and evening shifts, long days and also night duties.

ü  Closing date is 8th September @ 5pm.

ü  Immediate starts available after interview, pending training, access NI and references returned. 


The Next Steps:

ü  Contact our healthcare team on 02825648477

ü  Email your CV via link


If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff the please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.


First Choice is an Equal Opportunities Employer