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Social Worker

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £9.10 - £15.24 per hour
Published 13 days ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Laura Hagan
Job Ref CHS76439_1496735750

Job Description

Temporary Social worker required for a local government organisation based in Mid-Ulster (includes Magherafelt, Dungannon and Armagh)

Starting ASAP until 31/07/2017

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm = 37 hours per week

Pay rate: 0-12 weeks £9.10p/h

13+ weeks £15.24p/h

Key Duties / Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for management of individual offenders in the community and in prison; seeking to reintegrate offenders into the community through effective assessment and supervision, thereby reducing re offending and contributing to public protection.
  • Carry out detailed assessments of offenders (using appropriate assessment tools) including risk assessment in support of pre-sentence reports, pre and post release reports in prisons and the reassessment of existing clients.
  • Manage a caseload of offenders in the community. Supervise those placed on probation or subject to licence.
  • Working with and delivering services to the complete range of offenders and to all sections of the community and individuals within various social groups.

Essential Requirement

  • Probation officers are required to hold a professional qualification in social work and have professional registration in line with the requirements of the NI Social Care Council (NISCC).
  • Preferably experience of working directly with offenders.

General Requirement

  • It is essential to have a driving licence and use of a car although consideration will be given to reasonable adjustment in respect of disability.

Successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Access NI Check at a cost of £33.00

**PLEASE NOTE THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION IS WEDNESDAY 7TH JUNE AT NOON**