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Newly Qualified Social Workers

Posted 4 days ago

Job Title:

Newly Qualified Social Workers

What The Job Is:

We have exciting opportunities for newly qualified Social Workers join our team in Ballymena. This roles are based in Antrim, Ballymena or Magherafelt and are due to start as soon as possible, the pay rate is £11.66-18.66 (Depending on shift worked) We have opportunities within the Looked After Children, Family Intervention, Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Teams. As a core member of the team, you will be responsible for supporting individuals and their families through difficult times and ensure that vulnerable people, including children and adults, are safeguarded from harm. We at First Choice will help you achieve this with continuous professional development and training

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

What The Job Entails:

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

  • To deliver a person-cantered social work service to all service users.
  • To be accountable for professional decision making, ensuring a high quality and safe value based Social Work practice.

What We Need From You:

  • Social Work qualification
  • Full clean driving licence with an access to a vehicle.
  • Registration with NISCC
  • A capability to complete paperwork and update care plan notes accordingly
  • An ability to be flexible with working hours – days, evening, nights and weekends may be required

What We Will Offer You:

  • £11.66 – 18.66 per hour (depending on shift worked) with yearly increments
  • A dedicated recruitment team that focuses solely on processing applications which is why we can process quickly
  • 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 on a rota basis
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 12.06.19
  • Start Date for role is as soon as all relevant mandatory checks are in place

The Next Steps:


If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.



First Choice is an equal opportunities employer



Newly Qualified Social Workers

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