Senior Medical Social Worker

Location County Meath
Job-type Permanent
Salary €58944 - €67992 per annum
Reference 93337
TTM Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Senior Medical Social Worker for a HSE Hospital based in Meath

This is a 6-month initial fixed term contract

The successful candidate will be expected to meet the following criteria:

Essential
  • Be registered as a Social Worker with CORU
  • Experience in a Rehab Setting
  • The ability to actively participate, promote and encourage communications with the multidisciplinary team and throughout the care setting
  • Person centered approach to all work undertaken and familiar with the risk management elements of Social Work practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication and organizational skills and development of new initiative 

Outline of Duties and Responsibilities:    
  • To provide counselling, information and support as appropriate to hospital patients and their families within the specific area of work allocated to him/her.
  • To provide guidance and support to staff within the department and to the area of responsibility assigned to the post at the discretion of the Principal Social Worker.
  • To actively participate in the management of the Medical Social Work Department by taking on specific responsibilities/projects as agreed with the Principal Social Worker.
  • To carry a caseload of complex cases which requires specialist expert knowledge, sharing expertise with Social Work colleagues.
  • To carry out psychosocial assessments where social issues are a factor in illness management and advise the inter-disciplinary team on the outcome.
  • To formulate discharge care plans for patients together with the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To assess a patient's support system in order to ensure that, upon discharge, patients have an appropriate level of support for their needs in their families and community. 

Benefits:
  • Salary €58944 to €67992
  • Standard HSE benefits
  • Further your experience
 

For more information, call Roisin today on 01-5134908 or apply today to hear more



TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.