Job Details: Fostering First Ireland: Home Based Link Social Worker (Full-Time or Part-Time)


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Fostering First Ireland: Home Based Link Social Worker (Full-Time or Part-Time)
[Fostering First Ireland]

Fostering First Ireland are recruiting the following position:

LINK SOCIAL WORKER – FULL TIME (PERMANENT) HOME BASED
OR JOB-SHARING (PART TIME) OPTION AVAILABLE IF PREFERABLE

_Flexible working, salary commensurate with experience, private health
insurance, private pension contribution, generous Annual Leave
entitlement._

_You are required to live in the following geographical area to allow
easy access to the case load:
East County Limerick / South County Tipperary / North County Cork_

Fostering First Ireland is a leading national independent fostering
agency that is part of the international Key Assets Group. The role
offers the opportunity to work within a global company providing high
quality and safe services in an environment that supports continuous
improvement, learning and innovation.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated Link Social
Worker who can both work independently and collaboratively within an
organisation committed to best practice. If you want to be part of a
global organisation that is making a difference and changing lives,
FFI may be the place for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* You will be responsible for working directly with foster carers,
supporting them and supervising their practice whilst providing
individual help and advice.
* To facilitate monthly carer groups as well as the delivery of core
training modules
* To monitor and review carer competence ensuring the provision of
quality foster placements to meet the needs of children and young
people
* To work collaboratively with the placements team and assisting in
the identification and matching of a suitable placement

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES & REQUIREMENTS

* You will be a self-starter, comfortable with taking initiative and
a creative problem solver
* Flexibility and adaptability
* Ability to work on own initiative and in collaboration with a
multi-disciplinary team
* Committed to best practice and be innovative and open to change
* You must have a full, clean driving licence.
* You must have good organisational, IT and paperwork management
skills.
* Your case load will cover the Roscommon, Longford, South Cavan
areas and can be subject to change, within that area, as agency needs
arise.
* You are required to live in the geographical area to ensure
greatest availability to the foster carers in the surrounding
counties.
* This role may involve occasional overnight stays away from home
and also involves extensive local travel.

EXPERIENCE

* A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience
* Experience of working in fostering desirable but not essential

QUALIFICATIONS

* You must have a recognised social work qualification (NQSW or
equivalent) and have current CORU registration.

FOSTERING FIRST IRELAND OFFERS THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS TO ITS
EMPLOYEES:

* Fulfilling and Challenging work
* Sick Pay Scheme
* Minimum **Apply on the website** days Annual Leave rising to
**Apply on the website** days
* Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (after 6 months)
* Death In Service (from commencement of employment)
* Line Management Supervision
* Learning and Development Programme
* Group Health Insurance Scheme (after 1 year)
* Paid Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity, Adoptive, Force Majeure
and Compassionate Leave)

For further information on Fostering First Ireland please visit
www.fosteringfirstireland.ie [http://www.fosteringfirstireland.ie] or
for an informal discussion please contact Elaine O’Byrne on **Apply
on the website** or **Apply on the website**

Please see our full Job Description and Person Specification attached.
To be considered for this role, you must complete our application form
in full.

_CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS THE **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**TH OF OCTOBER **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** ._

_PLEASE EMAIL COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS ALONG WITH YOUR CV TO
__**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**_

_PLEASE NOTE SHORTLISTING OF APPLICANTS WILL APPLY._


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