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Social Worker – Antrim

Posted 5 days ago

Job Title:

Social Worker – Antrim

What The Job Is:

We are currently looking for an experienced and dedicated social worker to work within a looked after children team for our Ballymena branch. This role is based in Antrim and is due to start as soon as possible pending all relevant reference and police checks. The pay rate is £11.21 per hour (Band 5) and £13.45 per hour (Band 6) and the hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. As a Looked After Children Social Worker you will be responsible for undertaking investigations, carrying out statutory work, Court Work, and engaging with service users. 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.

Job Duties

  • Looked After Children Reviews
  • Attending Court and Court Reports
  • Working with Plans of Adoption and Attending Adoption Panels
  • Case Management
  • Statutory Visits and Tasks
  • More Information

    What We Need From You:

    • Social Work qualification
    • Current registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council
    • Have a full driving licence and access to a car
    • Experience working within a looked after children setting – either through placements or paid employment 

    What We Would Like From You:

    • Experience in a similar role in a similar setting

    What We Will Offer You:

    • Pay rates in line with the Health and Social Care Trust with yearly increments
    • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
    • A dedicated recruitment team that focuses solely on processing applications which is why we can process quickly
    • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
    • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
    • Free Uniform if required

    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 21.12.18 @ 5pm
    • Start Date for role will be as soon as reference and police 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

    Social Worker – Antrim

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