Social Worker

Location Donegal
Job-type Temporary
Salary Competitive
Reference J333720

Locum Social Worker position available

Locum Social Worker - Donegal

ASAP start, 8-month contract initially


At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with the HSE in recruiting a Professionally Qualified Social Worker for the Older Persons Team in Co. Donegal.

They have an available opportunity for a Social Worker who displays and delivers their passion for working in Social Work environments, to work a 2-day week as per a job-sharing rota.

This opportunity will be based out of the Letterkenny/Ballyshannon area. Location of base is flexible, as are the days chosen to work.

If you think the position is right for you, let's talk.


The overall responsibility within this role will be to

• Provide direct point of access for the local community/designated service area and offer initial and holistic social assessment and intervention to individuals and families.
• Manage and prioritise caseload appropriate to the post.
• Identify service user's individual and collective needs in partnership with them and create early interventions and/or social action strategies to meet those needs.
• Provide supportive counselling, emotional and practical support and information to the service users and their families.
• Make it possible for service users to advocate their own needs, or where appropriate advocate on behalf of service users.
• Assess where social conditions are a major factor in health and social wellbeing consult and plan with the service user/relevant team/service and arrange appropriate social services for those who need them
• Deliver social work service in collaboration with other disciplines/agencies as required, in appropriate settings reflecting the needs of the service user.
• Attend case conferences, meetings and other relevant for a as required.
• Attend court, tribunals, etc. as required.


To be eligible for the role, you will need:

• A recognised qualification as a Social Worker.
• Full CORU Registration.
• Ability to adapt to changing work environment.
• Professional approach to work
• Flexibility in work practice.
• Demonstrate depth and breadth of social work experience as relevant to the role.
• 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
• Exceptional trainings both internally and externally
• 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

Salary:Pro-rata in respect of job-sharing


Katelyn 065 686 9300 Ext 106.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.