Social Worker

Location Donegal
Job-type Temporary
Salary Competitive
Reference J333720


Locum Social Worker position available


THE OPPORTUNITY:
Locum Social Worker - Donegal

ASAP start, 8-month contract initially


THE BACKGROUND:

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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.


THE REQUIREMENTS:

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.


THE REWARDS:
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

THE DETAILS:
Location:Donegal
Job-Type:Temporary
Salary:Pro-rata in respect of job-sharing


THE CONTACT:

Katelyn 065 686 9300 Ext 106.






TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.