Social Worker, Belfast

Location UK / Northern Ireland

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

Salary See description

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1370677

 Job Description

Positive Futures is the leading charity for people with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition and their families.

  • Do you believe that people with disabilities have the same rights as everybody else?

  • Do you believe they should have the same choices?

  • Do you want a job where you can really make a difference?


Currently, we have these vacancies at our Families Matter Shared Lives Service, Belfast:


Social Worker

18.75 hours per week

£22, 237 – £24,847 FTE

Temporary position to cover a period of Maternity leave (expected to finish March 31 2019)



What we expect of you


  • Recruit, assess and support Shared Lives Carers

  • Work within the requirements of relevant legislation, regulation, policy and best practice.   



What we need you to have


  • Diploma in Social Work or equivalent level qualification

  • Experience of working with people with a learning disability

  • Experience of assessment

  • A full driving licence and access to a car insured for business purposes*


*This criteria is waived for those unable to meet it due to disability


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an informaiton session on 20 November, from 5-6pm, at Castleton Centre, 30a – 34a York Road, Belfast, BT15 3HE.


Apply online: before midnight on 15 November at 23:59


Interview date: 23 November 2018


Tel: 028 91475720