Social Worker

Location Galway
Job-type Temporary
Salary €41000 - €60000 per annum
Reference PQSWEST
Social Worker positions available

THE OPPORTUNITY:
Full time locum role working Monday to Friday 37 hours per week, based in a Social Work environment. This role is for a minimum of three months on various teams including: Assessment & Intervention, Child Protection, Fostering & Children in Care     


THE BACKGROUND:

At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with the dedicated State agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children based in the West of Ireland - 
Galway, Sligo, Clare etc...
They have an available opportunity for Social Workers/Pre-Registered Social Workers 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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

The overall responsibility within this role will be to

  • 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 Social Work Team Leader fully informed and up to date on all significant matters.  
 
THE REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible for the role, you will need:

  • A recognised qualification as a Social Worker.
  • Registration with CORU or in process of
  • 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.
 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
  • 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:   West
Job-Type:  Temporary
Salary:  €41000 - €60000 per annum

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer

THE CONTACT:

Amy Coote at 065 686 9300 Ext 116.






 




TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.