Residential Social Worker

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1403766

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Residential Social Worker based in Belfast.

Residential Social Worker (3497)

Location: Children’s House

Contract type: Permanent


Salary :£23,545 – £31,833

Closing Date: 18 April 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 24 April 2019

Children’s House believes that every child deserves a family.  We achieve this by providing a safe and secure environment for primary school aged children who have suffered maltreatment, developmental trauma and multiple placement disruption. 

As part of an integrated service we work to  ensure that the children feel safe, happy and secure and grow towards a successful move to foster care. 

As part of the team we will offer the successful applicant the following;

On-site support and guidance

Ongoing clinical support

Training in Trauma Informed Practice

Training in Sensory Informed Practice

Training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Level 1

Location: Based in Children’s House

Hours: 37 per week (this will be on a shift basis, including evenings and weekends)

Salary: £23,545 – £31,833 (Sleep In Allowance of £62.64ph)

*Starting salary is generally at the beginning of the pay band however, further consideration will be given to exceptional candidates

PLEASE NOTE: Owing to continued service development, we will hold Reserve List of successful candidates for a range of fixed term and permanent posts.

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website

Closing Date:18 April 2019

Interviews to take place on the 24 of April 2019.  Shortlisted candidates should expect to be notified by email on Friday 19 April.

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.