Social Worker - Adoption Service, Dublin

Ballyfermot, Dublin
CPL Healthcare € 23.36 - 33.89 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 23.36 - 33.89 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Newly qualified
Posted
12 Jul 2022
Closes
9 Jan 2023

Job Description

Social Worker Adoption and Tracing Service West Dublin

Social Worker required for locum role to work in Adoption and Tracing team based in West Dublin

Purpose of post: To be part of a project team for a period of 6 months to 1 year the aim of which is to reduce waiting lists across retrospective cases.

Location of Posts: Ballyfermot. Travel may be expected within the greater Dublin

Reporting Structures: Direct supervision will be provided jointly by team leader from the specialised areas of Adoption Search and Reunion and Retrospective child abuse investigation. Clinical responsibility for Adoption Search and Reunion counselling will remain with the Adoption Social Work Manager in the Area. Clinical responsibility for Retrospective child abuse investigation will remain with the Retrospective child abuse investigation Manager in the area.

Details of work:
The person appointed to this post will work a half case load Adoption Information and Tracing relating to mother and baby home adoption search and reunion and a half case load of retrospective child abuse investigations triaged at low to medium priority.

Duties and Responsibilities of post:

  • Provision of counselling and support to survivors of mother and baby homes as defined by the mother and baby home commission.
  • Support and counselling of clients in preparation for birth family reunion
  • Genealogy and birth family searching
  • Facilitation of family reunification meetings
  • Provision of post reunification support and counselling to families
  • Conducting interviews with adults reporting retrospective abuse
  • Engaging with persons subject to abuse allegations to advise them of the allegations and inform them of their constutional rights in relation to the allegations
  • Meeting with persons subject to abuse allegations to assess their response to the allegations made against them. This work is conducted jointly with other experienced professionally qualified social workers.
  • Assessment of any risks involved
  • The reporting of any existing concerns relating to children to Tusla Child Protection Teams and to the Garda Siochana


The candidate:

  • A recognised qualification as a Social Worker with CORU registration
  • Some experience working within a similar type of adoption or retrospective service.
  • Experience working within children and families service would be considered.
  • Excellent interviewing, report writing and counselling skills will be required
  • Permission to work in Ireland
  • Professional approach to work
  • Flexibility in work practice
  • Access to a car and full drivers licence


For further information, please forward your CV to Apply or call Brian in confidence on Apply

Ref: JO-2207-496724

Job Details

Social Worker - Adoption Service, Dublin

Ballyfermot, Dublind CPL Healthcare
Pay
€ 23.36 - 33.89 Per hour
Job level
Newly qualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 Jul 2022
Type
Bank
Closes
9 Jan 2023

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