Social Worker

Closing date: 
3 Apr 2017
Choices Family Support Service supports young people aged 10-17 and their families to overcome and manage issues regarding mental health, family breakdown, emotional health and difficulties regarding education.

It also works with young people at risk of offending.  Choices provide one to one support for young people, family work and parental support.  We aim to enable young people to make positive choices and express ambitions for the future. 

Your role as a Social Worker within the service will entail supporting young people to overcome and handle issues they are facing by assessing needs, agreeing a service plan, carrying out agreed work and reviewing on a regular basis.  You will also be required to liaise with other professionals to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of the young person and complete recording and reports as required.

We require someone who is enthusiastic and passionate about working with children, young people and families to ensure positive outcomes.

Essential Requirements

Social Work Qualified with one year post qualifying experience in a social work role (Must have completed Assessed Year in Employment).

Confident in the use of IT and completing assessments and appropriate interventions to meet assessed needs.

NISCC Registered.

Experience of direct work with families and young people with complex issues.

The role requires the ability to travel according to the needs of the job, with reasonable adjustments, if required, according to the Equality Act.

Use of own vehicle for business miles.

Ability to be flexible regarding visits outside normal office hours and willing to travel across the Northern Trust area.

Reference: RS101348