Social Worker

2 days left

Recruiter
Grafton Employment Group
Location
Belfast
Salary
£9 - £15/hour
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Temporary Social worker required for a local government organisation based in Newtownards

Starting ASAP until 18.02.18

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm = 37 hours per week (Occasional evening work may be required)

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 FRIDAY 21ST JULY AT NOON