Residential Social Worker (SC1021/08/17)

Closing date: 
24 Aug 2017
Social Workers are responsible for forming professional relationships with people and assist them to live more successfully within their local communities by helping them find solutions to their problems.

Extern is the trusted, forward looking charity that changes people's lives, by meeting them at their point of need. We bring solutions and deliver quality services reconnecting people with society, building better communities for us all.

We are currently seeking to recruit for the following position within Dismas.

You will be responsible for liaising with service users as well as working in partnership with other organisations including the police, local authority departments, statutory social services and the Probation Board for Northern Ireland.

Residential Social Worker

Dismas House

Job Ref No: SC1021/08/17

Hours: 40 standard hours per week

Salary: Grade 5 Scale £21,618

Location: Ormeau Road, Belfast

Contract Status: Continuous subject to funding

In addition, EXTERN can offer the following benefits:

  • 26 days annual leave pro rata per annum, increasing to 28 days after 3 years’ service and to 32 days after 5 years’ service.

  • 11 statutory holidays pro rata per annum.

  • Pension with 6.5% employer contribution.

  • Comprehensive Learning & Development package.

  • Childcare Voucher scheme.


    Job Description and application form are attached. Please note ALL sections of the application form (Parts A – F) must be completed and returned in order for Parts A and B of your application to go forward for shortlisting consideration (please do not amalgamate the three separate sections of the form).


    Closing date for completed applications: Thursday 24th August 2017 at 12 noon.


    This position is subject
    to an Enhanced Access NI check. Copies of the relevant policy on the
    recruitment of ex-offenders as well as the Access NI Code of Practice are
    available on request. Please note that having a criminal record will not
    necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position with EXTERN.

EXTERN is an equal opportunities employer.