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Band 5 and 6 Social Workers

Posted 1 week ago

What The Job Is:

We are currently recruiting Band 5 and Band 6 Social Workers for various disciplines for our public sector client. These posts are based in the Derry/Londonderry area. Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. We require candidates to hold a full driving licence and access to a car to facilitate the needs of the role.

Who The Job Is For:

Our public sector client covers the following disciplines:

  • Looked after children’s Team
  • Elderly community support team
  • Family Intervention Team
  • Disability Team
  • Fostering Team
  • Gateway Team
  • Hospital Social Work Team

What The Job Entails:

These roles will vary dependant on the discipline, however this is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

  • Management of his/her workload and participate in identifying and addressing own developmental needs.
  • Liaise with other professional staff, voluntary bodies and community groups.
  • Produce necessary reports as required including court reports.
  • Participate in the development and use of community resources.
  • Provide support for Service Users and family members.
  • Work as part of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Maintain confidential records as required.

What We Need From You:

  • Social Work Degree.
  • To be NISCC registered, or willing to apply.

What We Would Like From You:

  • Experience in a similar role – Placements or work experience in one of these teams
  • Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car on appointment.
  • A capability to complete paperwork and update care plan notes accordingly.

What We Will Offer You:

  • £12.74 per hour with yearly increments (Band 5)
  • £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
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses

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 30.09.20 @ 5pm

The Next Steps, How To Contact The Team That Ticks All The Boxes:

  • Contact Colum McMillan or Tina Young at the Foyle Office
  • Email your cv to or Simply click the apply button


Band 5 and 6 Social Workers

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