Medical Social Worker

Location Dublin
Job-type Permanent
Salary €45773 - €66341 per annum
Contact Roisin Sheehan
Email email Roisin
Reference J363082
Date Published 2 months ago
Role: Medical Social Worker
Location: South Dublin
Organisation: Private Hospital
Salary: 45,773 66,341

TTM Healthcare are currently working with one of Dublin's Leading Private Organisations in search of a Medical Social Worker

As a Key Member of the team you will:

•Provide a professional social work service to patients referred to the Social Work Department.
•Carry out psychosocial assessments with patients, their families and carers
•Facilitate discharge planning supporting patients to discharge safely from hospital and linking them into community resources
•Provide guidance and support to patients and their families

Key Responsibilities

•To provide support, counselling and information as appropriate to hospital patients and their families within the specific area of work allocated to him/her.
•To carry out psycho-social assessments where social issues are a factor in illness management and advise the multidisciplinary team on the outcome.
•To formulate discharge care plans for patients together with the multidisciplinary team.
•Work as part of a multidisciplinary team, liaising and working with medical, nursing and other disciplines in the hospital, to ensure patients receive a comprehensive psycho social service.
•Work closely with HSE, statutory and voluntary bodies as part of the discharge planning pathway for a patient.
•Work within current legislation, guidance and organisational policies and procedures.
•Maintain accurate records in accordance with professional standards and departmental policies.

Essential Requirements:

•National Qualification in Social Work (NQSW) or equivalent.
•Current CORU registered Social Worker
•Experience in acute hospital setting desirable
•Has a good knowledge and understanding of collaborative team working ideally within a hospital setting.
•Experience managing their own caseload
•Has a good knowledge of current issues in Social Work
•Demonstrates good multi-disciplinary working and can promote
•Social Work within a hospital setting.

To hear more about the role, please call Roisin on 01-5134908 or apply today!

TTM Healthcare Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer