Social Worker

Location Blanchardstown
Job-type Temporary
Salary €42157 - €61288 per annum
Reference J341296

Locum Social Worker position available

Locum Social Worker - Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

ASAP start - 6-month contract (initially)


At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with HSE Dublin North.

They have an available opportunity for a Social Worker with excellent experience, skills and knowledge, who displays and delivers their passion for working in Social Work environments, to work on their Adult Mental Health team.
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 users and their families where the service user is experiencing mental health difficulties.
• Provide mental health social work assessment and interventions as part of an integrated multidisciplinary mental health service.
• Provide family based interventions when appropriate.
• Ensure the implementation of models of best practice / evidence based practice.
• Ensure the delivery of social work services in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures, guidelines and protocols.
• 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.
• Actively participate as a member of the Social Work department in team building and change initiatives as required
• 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.
• Keep the Principal Social Worker or Designate fully informed and up-to-date on all significant matters.
• 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.
• 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.
• Provide professional leadership at meetings, committees and/or other fora 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. Ensuring principals of service user involvement are adhered to in all aspects of practice.


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.

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:Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
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.