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Social Work Team Assistant-Band 4

Full Time

REF: NWR SOC TA 4

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Job description

The Social Work Team Assistant will primarily be responsible for assisting social work practitioners in the provision of quality social work services children, their families and carers.

The Social Work Team Assistant will not have case management responsibility but will undertake direct and indirect work as allocated by the Senior Social Worker, working under the guidance of Senior Practitioners/Social Workers.

The Social Work Team Assistant will be part of a team, and he/she will be expected to further their professional development through training, supervision and practice learning in line with NISCC registration requirements.

 

Essential

A.  NVQ level  3 Health and Social Care or equivalent social care qualifications plus two years\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' experience working with children and families

Or

B. HNC/HND in child care related subject or equivalent qualification, plus one year\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s experience

Or

C. Three year\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s experience working with children and families.

In addition to A. B. C. above applications must:

Either currently hold or be eligible for immediate registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council on the social care part of register.

  • Ability to produce clear written reports and records
  • Ability to work in a computer literate environment including knowledge of Microsoft office products.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting.
  • Ability to work directly with children and families.

 

 

Additional Information

  1. A basic understanding of the Children Order (NI) 1995
  2. An understanding of the needs of children cared for by the Trust
  3. A good understanding of family contact for Looked After Children.
  4. An understanding of child development and family interaction
  5. A knowledge of statutory and voluntary agencies who work with children and families in the community

Job Card

REF

NWR SOC TA 4

Start Date:

2021-03-09

Closing Date:

2021-05-31

Contract type:

Full Time

Salary/Package:

To be discussed at interview

Sector:

Temporary Agency Staff

Location:

Belfast

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