Senior Social Work Practitioner/PW3

Location UK / Bangor Area

Job Type Temporary full-time

Salary See description

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1436207

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Senior Social Work Practitioner based in Bangor

Contract type: Fixed term


Salary :£27,814-£33,358

Project Worker 3/Senior Social Work Practitioner

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time PW3/Senior Social Work Practitioner within a well-established, experienced team in Simpson Family Resource Centre (SFRC), based in Bangor, County Down.  This is a fixed-term post until the end of March 2020 in the first instance.

Simpson Family Resource Centre works in partnership with the South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust to deliver a variety of parenting assessments and education, for example:

  • Ability to Protect Assessments
  • Rehabilitation and Community Based Assessments
  • Capacity to Change Assessments
  • Education and support for parents as identified by the Trust

SFRC prides itself on engaging and supporting parents to enable them to resume and/or continue care of their children.  We offer individualized assessment packages in recognition of the diverse and unique needs of each and every family.  An extensive knowledge of the factors impacting on children and families is required, for example domestic abuse, mental health, drug/alcohol misuse, as well as at least 3 years’ post-qualifying experience in a statutory setting undertaking complex assessments and contributing to decision-making forums such as Court, Child Protection Case Conferences and Looked After Child Reviews.

You should have demonstrable experience in applying effective, accredited and evidence informed/based interventions to improve outcomes for children.

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

Secondment may be considered, however approval must be sought from current Manage

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.

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

Closing Date:5 September 2019

Interview Date:13.09.19