First Choice Selection Services Limited

Social Worker

Location UK / Mid Down

Job Type Contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1366576

 Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for qualified Social Worker to join our team in Lurgan. This post is based in Banbridge town centre and is due to start on 29th October. The pay rate is £11.21 per hour working Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

 

What the job is:

We have a fantastic opportunity for qualified Social Worker to join our team in Lurgan. This post is based in Banbridge town centre and is due to start on 29th October. The pay rate is £11.21 per hour working Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Your team will be providing services to meet the individual needs of the children and young people through the use of social work values, and working in partnership with parents and providing services to court.

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 entails:

  • Engage in direct work with children and families
  • Undertake assessment, case planning and to discharge a range of statutory responsibilities in respect of children in need
  • Recommending and sometimes making decisions about the best course of action for a particular person or family
  • Maintaining accurate records and preparing reports for legal action
  • Provide support and advice to others
  • Promote high standards of social work practice
  • Liaise with relevant statutory, voluntary and independent sector organisations

What we need from you:

  • Degree/ Diploma in Social Work or equivalent
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)
  • Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car on appointment
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection policy and procedures

What we would like from you

  • Knowledge of relation-based social work
  • Effective communication skills to meet the needs of the post in full
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary context as well as independently

What We Will Offer You:

  • Salary: £11.21 per hour with yearly increments
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holidays (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • 30 Minute lunch break
  • 24 hour on-call service that can be accessed in emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 24.10.18 at 5.30pm
  • Start date 29-11-2018

The Next Steps:

  • Contact Danielle Beattie or Aaron Lavery on 028 38316446
  • Email a copy of your CV to email address provided

 

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