Social Worker

Location Sligo
Job-type Temporary
Salary Competitive
Reference TTM00039
TTM Healthcare are currently recruiting a Medical Social Worker for a role based in Sligo.     
We are looking for a qualified and experienced Social Worker who display and deliver their passion for working in a Social Work environment.      
The Role:            
This is a full-time locum role, working Monday to Friday 37 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months based in Palliative Care as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team,  with a purpose to provide social work and counselling support to patients, families and carers who are receiving services from North West Hospice
Minimum Requirements:
  • A recognised qualification as a Social Worker.
  • Registration with CORU
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environment.
  • Professional approach to work
  • Flexibility in work practice
  • Excellent communications skills with children and adults.
  • Access to a car and full drivers' licence.
  • Palliative Care experience is desirable
The Social Worker will: 
  • Provide a direct point of access for the local community and offer initial and holistic social assessment and intervention to children, youth, families and groups.
  • Identify service users' individual and collective needs in partnership with them and co-create early interventions and/or social action strategies to meet those needs.
  • Manage and prioritise a caseload appropriate to the post.
  • Provide supportive counselling, emotional and practical support, and information to service users and their families.
  • Promote independence, self-reliance, self-determination and empowerment with persons in their environment, with families and local groups.
  • Work within current legislation, relevant policies and procedures, guidelines and protocols as laid down by the employer.
  • Promote a culture that values diversity and respect in the workplace
  • Keep the Team Leader fully informed and up to date on all significant matters.  
When you join TTM Healthcare you can expect:
  • Market leading rates of pay.
  • Opportunity to work with an award-winning agency 2002-2018.
  • Continued personal & professional development.
  • The opportunity to gain additional experience working with the best employers in the market.
  • Access to our training department.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Assistance and detailed review of cv content and format/interview technique if required
  • Consultants with knowledge of employment procedures concerning agency workers and compliance to ensure you always receive the most up-to-date information where required 
Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity -          
The next step up in your career starts here!          
To discuss these roles in more detail or to apply please call Amy on 065-6869300 ext. 116     

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.