Senior Practitioner – Safe Choices NI

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1377219

 Job Description

To provide advice, support and services to children, young people and their families in accordance with the aims and objectives of the service.

Senior Practitioner – Safe Choices NI (2343)

Senior Practitioner (PW3), Safe Choices

Location: Safe Choices NI

Contract type: Permanent

Safe Choices provides a direct therapeutic service to young people who are affected by or at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation/Abuse or at risk of going missing from home or care.  The service provides support to young people on a 1:1 basis.  It also provides consultation to professionals i.e. Social Services, PSNI, Education and Health.

As Senior Practitioner (PW3) you will contributing to the ongoing development of a service that aims to re-empower children and young people and help them stay safe. 

As a Senior Practitioner you will provide therapeutic and socio-educative support to children and young people who have been affected by or at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation.  You will work closely with the Team Manager and colleagues to ensure that the service is meeting contractual requirements.  You will also provide advice to external and internal professionals and advocate on behalf of Barnardo’s at relevant fora.

Location: The post covers the Western Health and Social Care Trust and either the Northern or Southern Social Care Trust subject to discussion.

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: £27,814 – £32,704

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website

Closing: 13 December 2018 at midnight

Interviews: To be confirmed

A waiting list will be held in the event that similar vacancies arise during the next 9 months

About Barnardo’s

At Barnardo’s we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo’s is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo’s.