Family Support Social Worker (Ref: 171133)
Title of Post: Family Support Social Worker
Fixed Term until June 2021
Location: Horizon House, Childrens Hospice, Newtownabbey
Reports to: Social Work Lead
Band: Based on Band 6 : £25,429 - £34,450 per annum
Hours: 37.5 per week
Role: The post holder will plan, organise, deliver and review the various family support programmes offered to the families of children who use Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice (NICH) services. S/he will work in collaboration with the Social Work Manager and other senior managers within NICH to ensure that a range of appropriate support services are available to families across Northern Ireland.
Essential Criteria includes;
Recognised professional social work qualification.
Registered with NISCC.
Minimum of 2 years’ full time or part time equivalent post- qualifying experience
Completed an assessed year of practice and have 2 year’s pre-qualifying experience within the last 5 years in a related area e.g. facilitating developmental group work, or facilitating structured group based family support programmes
Experience of coordinating and facilitating a range of group work programmes
Proven ability to communicate with and support children, young people and adults
To apply and/or for further information on the role please download the attached application pack and job description, or alternatively contact HR via email: or on 02890 781836.
Closing Date for Application is Monday, 03 April 2017.