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Social Worker

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are currently recruiting for a full time Social Worker based in South Tyrone Hospital.

The person appointed will be expected to work as a member of the Family Intervention Team in either fieldwork or a residential setting providing a range of services to children and their families. The Family Intervention Team will engage with parents/children and young people to address their assessed needs to strengthen family functioning and promote improved outcomes for children in terms of their health and well-being both physically and emotionally, their educational attainments and engagement within their communities.

 

Salary = £13.45 per hour (Band 6) / £11.21 per hour (Band 5)

Hours = 37.5 hours (9am-5pm Monday – Friday)

Job Duties

  • Conducting Interviews with Individuals and families to assess and review their situation.
  • Undertaking and writing up assessments which meet specified standards and timescales.
  • Offering information and support.
  • Organizing and managing packages of support to enable people to lead the fullest lives possible.
  • Recommending and sometimes making decisions about the best course of action for a particular person or family.
  • Liaising with, and making referrals to, other agencies.
  • Participating in multidisciplinary teams and meetings
  • Maintaining accurate records and preparing reports for legal action.
  • Essential Criteria

  • Hold recognized Professional Social work qualification (CQSW/ Dip SW/ CSS)
  • Hold appropriate NISCC registration.
  • Minimum of six months recent experience in a paid capacity
  • Hold a current driving license valid for use in the UK and have on appointment access to a care.
  • Desired Criteria

  • Effective communication skills to meet the needs of the post in full.
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary context as well as independently.
  • Effective planning, organisational and assessment skills with an ability to prioritize own workload.
  • Have an excellent understanding of legislation supporting the role of the social worker.
  • More Information

    • Paid Holidays
    • Weekly Pay
    • Recommend-a-Friend Scheme

    To apply, please contact Danielle on 028 38316446, or forward your CV to email lurganjobs@first-choice-rec.com

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