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Social Worker

Posted 1 week ago

What The Job Is:
On behalf of our public sector client based in Newry we are recruiting Band 5 and Band 6 Social Workers. These roles are based in the Integrated Care Team for Older People Services. This role is due to start once all relevant checks are complete. Band 5 pay rate for this role is £12.74 and Band 6 pay rate for this role is £16.04. Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. Candidates are required to hold a full driving licence and access to a car.

Who The Job Is For:
This post is to work for the Integrated Care Team for Older People Services, providing a social work service to promote and support vulnerable adults returning home from hospital.

What The Job Entails:
This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:
 To provide a professional Social Work Service to Older People both in a domiciliary and residential setting
 Working closely with district nursing and occupational therapy colleagues in contributing to a co-ordinated and integrated approach to the assessment, delivery and monitoring of high quality and safe care to service users and their carers
 To carry a caseload of complex cases in the community requiring intensive support to service users and their carers
 To develop a range of professional Social Work intervention techniques to service users and carers including one to one casework, family therapy, group therapy techniques, advocacy and counseling
 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 promote a Person Centred Planning approach to Social Work with Older People
 To work with Older People to maximise their potential, reduce isolation and promote community integration.

What We Need From You:
 Degree/Diploma in Social Work.
 To be NISCC registered.
 Full clean driving licence and access to transport.
 Ability to complete relevant paperwork.
 Placement experience in an older people’s service.

What We Would Like From You:
 Post qualifying experience working with older people.

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
 This post is ongoing until 31st December 2020 initially
 30 minute Lunch Break
 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
 Closing date of advertisement 30.09.20 @ 5pm



More Information

The Next Steps, How To Contact The Team That Ticks All The Boxes:
Contact Karen McCready on 02830447362
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