Family Support Worker - Lisburn

Bryson Care | Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Bryson Care

Children & Young People’s Services require a;

Family Support Worker

(Ref: F/FSW/L/1700

Fixed Term – 1 year (ending 30th June 2018)

28 hours per week

£8.50 per hour


Job Purpose

Bryson Care Children’s Service aims to provide a customer focused service to Tier 3 families, children & young people 0-18 years under stress, offering practical and emotional support to enable families to manage their daily lives with increased confidence and independence (Tier 3 – Northern Ireland Family Support Model).

Essential Criteria

  •  Minimum of QCF Level 3 Child Care qualification or;

a) Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3 Children & Young People

b) NVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning & Development

c) CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Child Care & Education (VRQ)

d) CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Child Care & Education (Wales and NI)

e) BTEC Higher National Diploma in Childcare Studies

f) BTEC National Diploma in Childcare Studies

g) Degree in Social Work

  •  Minimum of 1 years paid employment working with children or families
  •  5 GCSE’s at grade C and above including English Language, or equivalent
  •  Ability to demonstrate your insight into the needs of families under stress
  •  Knowledge and skills regarding the practicalities of family life and coping with family problems
  •  1 years experience recording and reporting on work done
  •  Clean drivers licence and access to transport


For more information, a full Job description and person specification, or to obtain an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department on: Tel: (028) 9034 7749 or email:

Application packs are also downloadable from, where there is also the option to apply online.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 24th May 2017 @ 5:00pm