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Band 5/6 Social Worker Full Time Temporary

Posted 1 month ago

What The Job Is:

Our public sector client is currently seeking a Social worker to work for Primary Care & Older Peoples Services. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly skilled team. This post will be the Foyle area and the role will start once all relevant checks are complete. Annual salary for these posts is £31k per annum working 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. This post is suitable to qualified Band 5/6 Social Workers and the post holder key duties will be to build a working relationship with the service user, to address the specific challenges of the aging process by promoting independence, autonomy, and dignity in later life.


What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

  • To deliver a person centred social work service to Older People, their families and carers in a hospital, community or intermediate care setting. Social Workers will work across hospital and community interfaces as required, to achieve continuity of care and support for service users.
  • To provide compassionate, person centred, rights-based support to Older People living in the community, recognising the impact of ageing and fragility.
  • To work with Older People, their families and carers, to undertake holistic and comprehensive assessments of need utilising the full range of NISAT tools, as appropriate
  • To develop in partnership with Older People robust person centred care plans to identify goals, intended outcomes and appropriate timescales
  • To work with Older People to maximise their potential, reduce isolation and promote community integration


What We Need From You:

  • Social Work Degree or equivalent
  • To be NISCC registered, or willing to apply.
  • Hold a full clean driving licence.
  • Ability to complete and maintain records of Clients.
  • Willingness to undergo an enhanced Access NI check
  • Experience in a similar role in a similar setting


What We Will Offer You:

  • £16.04 per hour with yearly increments (Band 6)
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Weekly salary


The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
  • 30 minute Lunch Break
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 04.04.21 @ 5pm


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Job Duties

  • Working with the elderly
  • Promoting independence
  • Essential Criteria

  • NISCC registered
  • Degree in Social Work
  • Band 5/6 Social Worker Full Time Temporary

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