Social Worker - Family and Childcare - Co Down

Bond Healthcare is recruiting for a full time locum Social Worker (Band 5 or Band 6) for an assignment based in Newtownards.

Your role within the Family and Childcare Team will be to engage with parents/children and young people to address their assessed needs to strengthen family functioning and promote improved outcomes for children in terms of their health and well-being both physically and emotionally, their educational attainments and engagement within their communities. You will provide a range of supports and services to safeguard children and enable them, where possible, to remain in their own families.

This will be an excellent opportunity to enhance and develop new skills. You will get excellent support, monthly supervision, learning and development opportunities, especially in the new regional approach Signs of Safety, a monthly AYE forum for recently qualified social workers, one to one coaching opportunities, local and Trust wide induction.

You will :

  • Hold recognised Professional Social Work qualification (CQSW/ Dip SW/ CSS).
  • Hold appropriate NISCC registration.
  • Hold a full current driving license valid for use in the UK and have access to a car.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to be in possession of a satisfactory Enhanced Access NI disclosure and Fit To Work certificate on commencement of assignment.

Bond Healthcare gives Social Workers:

Flexible working hours (depending on service) – part time and full time

Paid Holidays

FREE training updates

FREE Fit To Work certificate / Occ Health clearance

FREE Enhanced Access Ni disclosure

Up to £200 cash – for each referral who successfully registers with Bond Healthcare

A dedicated Consultant to provide advice, guidance and support developed over 17 years of Social Work recruitment experience


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Stephen Hill
02890 270747

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