Salary: £29,400 per annum
Directorate: Children's Services Northern Ireland
Contract Type: Fixed Term Full Time
Closing Date: 24 May 2022
Contract/Hours: Full-Time (working 37 hours a week) on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2022 – generally Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm but some flexibility may be needed
Annual leave of 29 days (pro-rata) PLUS public holidays, flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages, annual staff awards, up to 7% employer contribution pension scheme, employee discount portal with all your favourite brands, check out more on our careers portal.
Midnight on 24th May 2022 - if we receive a high number of applications, we may have to close earlier than advertised.
We're thrilled that you're considering a career with Action for Children so here's what you need to know….
At Action for Children, we believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. Last year, we helped more than 600,000 children and families across the UK. We work to ensure their voices are heard, and campaign to bring lasting change to their lives.
About the Role
The Ballymote Family Project provides Sure Start and Family Support services. We provide a range of services which include universal services, early intervention and targeted interventions. This includes improving outcomes for children who are neglected or abused, whose parents are separating, having difficulties in school, returning to live at home, young people who have a caring role, families whose tenancy is at risk and families at risk of breakdown. You'll need to be able to travel freely as a lot of your work will be conducted in the community.
As a Social Worker you'll generally be working 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday although there may need to be some flexibility to meet the needs of the service.
As a Social Worker you'll be
What You'll Bring
Our job description for the Social Worker outlines the requirements of the role but the ‘must-haves' are:
Working here is so much more than a job. Whether this is a career change for you or the next step in your journey, we'd love to hear from you.
We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. A diverse workforce enriches the lives of the children and young people we work with and we welcome applications from everyone. We value and celebrate our differences and as an inclusive workplace we want everyone to be themselves.
We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.
We can't wait to hear from you – stay safe and happy.
There are 5 sections for you to complete, Personal Details, CV, Supporting Statement & Information, Equality & Diversity, Submission & Declaration. Top Tip... Refer to the job description when writing your Supporting Statement.
Tuesday, 7th June – this date can change in special circumstances, but we do our best to stick to this.
We'd like to hold your details in case similar jobs come up but do let us know if you'd rather we didn't.
Emma Goodwin on 01923 361725 who will be happy to support with your application.
Full details and application documents here
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