Social Worker

Location Mullingar
Job-type Temporary
Salary €41330 - €60086 per annum
Reference J335475

Locum Social Worker positions available

Locum Social Worker - Mullingar

ASAP start, 6-month contract initially


At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with YAMHS - the dedicated State service responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for Young Adults with Mental Health difficulties.

Young Adult Mental Health Services deliver a broad range of community mental health services to 16-18 year olds and their families.

YAMHS have an available 4-day week opportunity for a Social Worker with excellent experience, skills and knowledge, who displays and delivers their passion for working in Social Work environments.

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


The overall responsibility within this role will be to

• Provide assessment and treatment to service user and their families where service user is experiencing mental health difficulties.
• Actively participate as a member of the Social Work department in team building and change initiatives as required.
• Ensure the implementation of models of best practice / evidence based practice.
• Provide family based interventions when appropriate.
• Ensure the delivery of social work services in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures, guidelines and protocols.
• Provide mental health social work assessment and interventions as part of an integrated multidisciplinary mental health service.
• Ensure that any risks to service user safety are identified and managed appropriately in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team under the leadership of the Consultant Psychiatrist.
• Ensure anti-discriminatory practice and cultural competence, at individual and service levels
• Promote a culture that values diversity and respect in the workplace.
• Participate in working groups / committees/ clinical audits as requested by the Principal Social Worker.
• Seek the advice of relevant personnel when appropriate / as required.
• Take direction from the Principal Social Worker or Designate.
• Support and advise colleagues in the identification of and appropriate referral of cases of suspected child abuse / neglect.
• Complete comprehensive assessment reports as required.
• Deliver a high quality service in an effective and resource efficient manner.
• Facilitate groups and projects in accordance with service need.
• Ensure clinical records are properly and accurately maintained and that appropriate statistical information is available as required.
• Participate in research and cooperate with internal and external audit and evaluation of the service as required.
• Ensure principals of service user involvement are adhered to in all aspects of practice.
• Develop good working relationships with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, specialist services, community and voluntary organisations to provide integrated quality care to service users.
• Contribute to the overall development of the social work service so as to meet current and emerging trends and unmet needs.
• Attend and participate in meetings, case discussions and case conferences as requested.
• Attend court as required.
• Participate in case conferences with the appropriate staff when the need arises.
• Be professionally responsible for all aspects of the post holders own work.
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Principal Social Worker.
• Staff will work in accordance with the principles and values of recovery as described in the National Framework for Recovery for Irish Mental Health Services 2018-2020


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.
• Excellent communications skills with children and adults.
• Demonstrate the capacity to plan and deliver care in an effective and resourceful manner within a model of person-centred care.
• Demonstrate the ability to manage self in a busy working environment including the ability to prioritise caseloads.

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:€41,330 - €60,086 per annum

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Katelyn 065 686 9300 Ext 106.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.