Residential social worker

Reference

VAC-3484

Sector

Healthcare

Salary

£16.04 to £25.06 Per Hour

Benefits

Weekly pay, holiday fund

Town/City

Magherafelt

Contract Type

Full time

Closing Date

12/12/2020

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Residential Social Worker

MPA are currently recruiting for a full time Band 6 Social Worker to join our experienced team in the Magherafelt area. This role is to provide, where possible, an individual planned residential child care resource for families and Children aged 8-18 as part of the overall network of services for children and young. This is an excellent opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in a rapidly growing sector. The pay rate will be £16.04- £25.60 per hour (Depending on shift worked)

 

Job Duties

  • Attend to the personal care of young people, undertake their general supervision and be involved in their educational work and leisure activities within the unit and wider community.
  • Take responsibility for the upkeep and maintenance of files, report writing and the communication of information with regard to young people and families in receipt of adolescent support services.
  • Participate in shift working including early starts and late finishes, wakening nights along with weekend shifts.
  • Act as a key worker/primary worker for young people and undertake work on an individual basis in accordance with co-working as required
  • Undertake the role of duty shift co-ordinator as may be required
  • Contribute to, and participate in, reviews, case conferences, staff meetings, in-service training, supervision and individual programmes of care for each young person
  • Liaise with the key agencies, professional groups/individuals, voluntary organisations and community groups

Essential Criteria

  • Hold a recognised Professional qualification in Social Work or equivalent
  • NISCC Registration
  • Current full driving licence & access to a car on appointment
  • Experience working in a Children’s Residential Home would be an advantage but not essential
  • Understanding of CARE model and TCI principles
  • Satisfactory enhanced access NI check

Further Information

  • Role is in the Magherafelt area
  • Pay £16.04/£25.60 per hour (depending on shift worked)
  • Weekly pay
  • Holiday allowance

 

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Clare Brennan on +44 (0)28 7035 7035 or send an up to date CV to clare.brennan@mparecruitment.co.uk to speak further about this opportunity.

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