Job | Full Time

7292 Residential Social Worker - Children's House

Barnardo's NI

Carer Professions
£27,772 - £31,990 (Sleep In Allowance of £62.64)
Children's House believes that every child deserves a family. Through playfulness, acceptance, curiosity and empathy the successful applicant will get the chance to build lasting relationships with primary school aged children.

As part of an integrated service we work closely with our colleagues in Barnardo's Fostering to ensure the next move is the last.

We are seeking applications from people who enjoy being creative, who like to step into messy and sometimes chaotic situations to find a way through, often in the face of trauma, abuse and family dysfunction.

You will need to be innovative, authentic, passionate and a brave advocate, speaking out for children, even if your voice trembles.

In return for your commitment we offer:

  • On-site support and guidance
  • Ongoing clinical support
  • Training in Trauma Informed Practice
  • Training in Sensory Informed Practice
  • Access to accredited training programmes e.g. TCI, DPP

Salary: FTE £27,772 - £31,990 (Sleep In Allowance of £62.64)

The starting salary for this post reflects the complex, residential nature of the work.

Candidates will need to be qualified Social Workers who have completed their AYE and who are currently registered with the NISCC.

Candidates must also be able to drive and have a valid driving licence or alternatively be able to demonstrate how they can meet the mobility requirements of the post.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Closing Date

Sunday / 01 November 2020 11:59pm

Contact Details

c/o NI Regional Office
542-544 Upper Newtownards Road
United Kingdom

More Information

  • Location: Children's House

  • Contract type: Fixed term

  • End date: 31 December 2021

  • Hours: 37 - Shift basis, including evenings and weekends

  • Salary: £27,772 - £31,990

  • Closing Date: 1 November 2020

  • Interview Date: TBC


PLEASE READ - Additional Info Sheet - RSW - Children's House.pdf