Children's Services Practitioner (Social Worker)



Organisation
NSPCC
Reference
4668
Sector
Children & Young People, Social Care
Location
Craigavon
Salary Details
£29,500 - £33,245 plus allowances
Contract Type
Fixed
Hours per Week
35 hours per week
Closing Date
29/10/2020
An opportunity has arisen at the NSPCC Service Centre in Craigavon for an enthusiastic and dynamic social worker to join the team. This is a fixed term role for 12 months.

Job Description

The NSPCC Craigavon is currently delivering services within the theme of Sexual Abuse. The successful candidate would develop skills and experience working within this theme.

The services we are currently delivering are;

  • Letting the Future in - a therapeutic recovery service for children and young people who have experienced Sexual Abuse 
  • Turn the Page - an assessment and therapeutic intervention service for children/young people where there are concerns about harmful sexual behaviour. 

These services aim to safeguard children by assessing potential risk and need, and offering therapeutic interventions.

We are looking for;

A practitioner, for 'Letting the Future in' service, with the ability to plan and deliver appropriate programmes of work with individuals, families and groups, the ability to identify risk and have experience of child protection intervention, as well as up to date knowledge of legislation, research and best practice; and the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of their own practice.

You will have a manageable caseload, appropriate training and development opportunities.

This is your opportunity to contribute to service development not only in terms of direct work but also be able to get involved in evaluation, influencing and dissemination of learning and have the opportunity to be part of a strategic organisation whose aim is to help end cruelty to children.

To apply: Click the apply link and you will be redirected to the NSPCC recruitment page where you can download more information on the job and apply. Please do mention Ethical Jobseeker when applying to help to monitor our recruitment advertising.

Company Description

Over 130 years, we’ve helped thousands of children and families and acquired plenty of expertise on how to help even more. We respect our history and value our tradition, but we do not stand still. We are a modern vibrant charity making a real, tangible difference to other people’s lives.