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Social Worker – Strabane – (30 Hours Per Week)

Posted 7 days ago

What The Job Is:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our team in Strabane within the Elderly Services team on a part time basis (30 Hours per week). This Job is due to start immediately with a pay rate of £12.47 per hour and successful candidates will be working Monday – Thursday from 9am – 5.00pm.

Who The Job Is For:

The client we are recruiting on behalf of forms part of the Elderly Services team within the Public sector in Strabane. The team are responsible for providing comprehensive assessment and care management of elderly people in the Strabane area. They work within a multi-disciplinary team including Occupational Therapists and Nurses whilst carrying out interventions and managing direct payments for self-directed support of elderly service users.

What The Job Entails:

  • This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:
  • Comprehensive Assessment / Care Management Assessment
  • Policies relating to Care of Older People
  • Allocating Carer support
  • Social Work Interventions
  • Dealing with Vulnerable Adults/Adults in Need of Protection
  • Team work / multi-disciplinary working
  • Direct Payments for Self Directed Support

What We Need From You:

  • Have a Degree/ Diploma or equivalent in Social Work
  • To be NISCC registered, or willing to apply
  • Willingness to undergo an enhanced Access Ni check

What We Would Like From You:

  • Experience in a similar role in a similar setting
  • Completed Assessed Year of Employment

What We Will Offer You:

  • £12.47 per hour with yearly increments
  • Weekly Pay
  • £0.56 Per Mile travelled for work purposes
  • 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 –Thursday 9am – 5.00pm
  • 30 minute Lunch Break
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 28.08.20 @ 5pm
  • Start Date for role is ASAP

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

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Job Duties

  • Social Work Interventions
  • Caseload Management
  • Care Management Assessment
  • Essential Criteria

  • Degree/ Diploma or equivalent in Social Work
  • NISCC registered
  • Access Ni check
  • Desired Criteria

  • Experience in Similar Environment
  • Social Worker – Strabane – (30 Hours Per Week)

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