Social Worker - MDHST

Location: 
Belfast City Centre
Part-time / Full-time: 
Full Time - Fixed Term for 3 months (with possibility for extension)
Salary: 
Grade 5 salary scale: £21,618 - £27,596 per annum
Job Description: 

PURPOSE:
Social Workers are responsible for forming professional relationships with people and assist them to live more successfully within their local communities by helping them find solutions to their problems. You will be responsible for liaising with service user their families and friends as well as working closely with other organisations including the police, local authority departments, schools and the probation service.
2.0 Specific To Post
This post specifically involves supporting people with complex needs to access and maintain tenancies in the community. The post involves working intensively with people with mental health and physical health problems, addiction issues, learning disability, families and refugees etc. The post involves working in partnership with service users in their home environment to ensure they can successfully maintain their own property and includes a wide range of practical assistance, social work intervention, advocacy and liaison with both statutory and voluntary agencies and the ability to assess, manage and work with effectively with risk. The Complex Floating Support Team use an Assertive Outreach approach to engage with clients in a person-centred manner.

(a waiting list will be compiled for any further fixed term Social Worker positions within MDHST).

Closing Date: 
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 12:00pm
Application Form Notes: 
The Job Description, Person Specification and Application forms are attached. Please note, ALL sections of the application forms (Parts A – F) must be completed and returned in order for Parts A and B of your application to go forward for shortlisting (please do not amalgamate the separate sections of the form). Please return your completed application form to jobs@extern.org The closing date for all completed applications is: Monday 18th June 2018 at 12 noon.
Extern in Northern Ireland
Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC105869
Company Registration No: NI 16083
Registered Charity Number: XN 48714
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern in the Republic of Ireland
Company Registration No: 383201
Registered Charity Number: CHY15770
Tel: +353 (0) 1 563 9402
Extern Group
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC103226
Company No. NI 618684
Charity Number: NI00263
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern Supporting Communities
Company No. NI 637561
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333