Social Work Assistant Band 4

  • Location:

    Armagh

  • Sector:

  • Contact:

    Ciara Tourish

  • Contact email:

    ciara.tourish@mparecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02837537591

  • Duration:

    Temporary ongoing

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

MPA Recruitment Armagh have an exciting opportunity for a Social Work Assistant Band 4 within the local Health & Social Care Trust in the Armagh area.

KEY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

1. To co-work and work in partnership with colleagues and other professionals when carrying out specified tasks under the direction and supervision of a social worker.

2. To assist with practical arrangements which will facilitate contact between parents and children who are subject of child protection procedures or Looked After by the Trust.

3. To transport children and parents to services and appointments arranged by the Trust.

4. To keep clear and concise records of their contact with children and their families.

5. To liaise closely with and provide feedback and regular up dates to, qualified social work colleagues, regarding contact between children and their parents.

6. To care for children within Trust premises when parents are attending appointments or meetings organised by the Trust.

7. To work within and adhere to Trust policies and procedures and in particular Child Protection Policies and Procedures.

Qualifications / Experience Required

· NVQ/QCF/RQF Level 3 in a care-related subject*and1 years’ experience working in a social care role

OR

NVQ/QCF/RQF Level 2 in a care-related subjectand2 years’ experience working in a social care role

OR

4 GCSEs (Grades A-C)and3 years’ experience working in a social care role

· Currently hold registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council on the Social Care part of the register.

· Hold a full current driving license valid for use in the UK and have access to a car.

· Experience of delivering parenting programmes/intensive family support.

Must be NISCC Registered

Hours of Work

37.5 hours per week

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Initially for 3 months to begin with, will be reviewed after this