Social Worker

Location Newcastle
Job-type Temporary
Salary €42157 - €61288 per annum
Reference J340373

Locum Medical Social Worker position available

Locum Medical Social Worker - Dublin

ASAP start, 2/3 month contract initially


At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with the Peamount Healthcare.

Peamount Healthcare is an independent voluntary organisation that provides a range of high-quality health and social care services. They help people return home after a serious illness, provide safe and homely residential care for those who need it, and support people to live as independently as possible.

They have an available opportunity for a Medical 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

• Be responsible for the delivery of the Social Work service to Peamount services based within the Rehabilitation units
• Take direct responsibility for a defined caseload as directed by the Principal Social Worker
• Ensure effective caseload management and prioritisation
• Ensure the implementation of models of best practice/evidence based practice in the context of multi-disciplinary service delivery
• Be competent in discharge planning
• Ensure the delivery of social work services in an integrated and multidisciplinary manner with a range of statutory and voluntary groups and organisations
• Ensure the delivery of social work services in accordance with legislation, policies procedures and protocols
• Provide counselling and practical support to patients/residents and their families
• Ensure the delivery of social work services in accordance with legislation, policies, procedures and protocols
• Keep updated on current and impending legislation and the perceived impact on practice
• Implement and maintain the high standards in social work practice
• Comply with supervision requirements as determines by the Principal Social Worker in relation to casework intervention, practice and work plans
• Take an active role in an appropriate level of panned professional supervision in accordance with the local/national supervision policy
• Attend relevant meetings, case conferences and care planning meetings
• Ensure that clear, concise social work records are maintained in a professional manner in keeping with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act/GDPR and police
• Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of Peamount policies and procedures
• Perform such duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Principal Social Worker
• Fully comply with social work national registration requirements within the specified timeframes
• Participate as an active member of the Social Work department
• Attend social work team meetings as required
• Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of social work policies and procedures for the Social Work department
• Co-operate with social work and other MDT members in planning, implementing and evaluating service delivery
• Contribute as required in service-related working groups, research project sand service committees, as requested/advised by the Principal Social Worker


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
• Ability to demonstrate sufficient professional knowledge to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role.
• Demonstrate the ability to manage self in un a busy working environment including the ability to prioritise caseloads.
• 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

Location:Newcastle, Dublin
Salary:€42,157 - €61,288 per annum

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Katelyn 065 686 9300 Ext 106.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.