First Choice Selection Services Limited

Residential Social Worker

Location UK / Derry

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

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1360253

 Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Social Worker. We are recruiting on behalf of our client in the Derry/Londonderry area for immediate start.

Job Title:

Social Worker Band 5

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:

First choice have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Social Worker to join our team in Derry/Londonderry. As a core member of the social work team you will be expected to deliver a social work service, within multi-disciplinary teams, in a residential setting.

Job Duties

  • Attending case reviews and completing case notes
  • To work with other professional agencies
  • Meeting with families and service users
  • Ensure the safety and well being of service users and carers.

Essential Criteria

  • 3rd Level qualification in Social Work
  • Hold a recognised professional qualification in Social Work
  • Full driving licence and access to a car
  • Registered with NISCC or be willing to apply
  • Enhanced Access NI disclosure

More Information

What We Will Offer You:

  • £11.21 – £17.94 per hour (depending on shift) with yearly increments
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
  • Free Uniform if required

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week – on rotational shift basis (including sleepover shifts)
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 26.09.18 @ 5pm
  • Immediate Start available

The Next Steps:

  • Contact Sarah Wall on 02870327011


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 then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.


                            First Choice is an equal opportunities employer