Social Worker YAMHS Co. Laois

Port Laois
CPL Healthcare € 23.0 - 33.89 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 23.0 - 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 YAMHS, Co. Laois

Social Worker required for locum role on community based Young Adult Mental Health Service (YAMHS) in Portlaoise, Co. Laois covering the Laois / Offaly area

This role will be for 4 days per week.

YAMHS delivers a broad range of community mental health services to 16- 18 year olds and their families.

The purpose of the post is to provide a social work service as part of the wider Multidisciplinary Team that seeks to improve the health and social wellbeing of the service users and their families thorough the implementation of an accessible, equitable, person-centred service.

The role will involve working with young people between the ages of 16 18 year olds who present with a variety of mental health difficulties including low mood, deliberate self-harm, suicide ideation, eating disorders, anxiety, stress and A.D.H.D assessments etc.

Duties of this position include:
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.
Support and advise colleagues in the identification of and appropriate referral of cases of suspected child abuse / neglect.
Complete comprehensive assessment reports as required.
Attend court as required.

Interested candidates will have the following:
A recognised qualification as a Social Worker with membership of CORU
Relevant experience in YAMHS or similar service, placement experience will be considered
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 contact Brian Murray on Applyor email your c.v. to Apply

Ref: JO-2207-496726

Job Details

Social Worker YAMHS Co. Laois

Port Laoisd CPL Healthcare
Pay
€ 23.0 - 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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