Social Worker

Location Portlaoise
Job-type Temporary
Salary €41000 - €60000 per annum
Reference PQSWPORT
We are looking for a Social Worker for Youth Mental Health working as part of a Multi–Disciplinary Team partially based in an acute setting.
This is a part-time role, working 4 days per week and is a minimum of 3 months.

At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with a mental health service that delivers a broad range of community mental health services to 16- 18 year olds and their families based in Portlaoise.
They have an available opportunity for a Social Worker with excellent experience, skills and knowledge who display and deliver their passion for working in a Social Work environment.
If you think the position is right for you, let’s talk.

The overall responsibility within this role will be to
• 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.
• 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 Social Work Team Leader fully informed and up to date on all significant matters.

To be eligible for the role, you will need:
• A recognised qualification as a Social Worker.
• Registration with CORU
• Experience in Mental Health desirable but not essential
• 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.

You will enjoy the following benefits:
• Market leading rates of pay
• Opportunity to work in 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

Location: Potlaoise
Job-Type: Temporary
Salary: €41000 - €60000 per annum

Amy Coote at 065 686 9300 Ext 116.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.