Social Worker - Adult Primary Care Co. Monaghan

Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
5 Feb 2020
2 Aug 2020

Job Description

Social Workers, Primary Care service, Co. Monaghan

Social Worker required for locum role based in Carrickmacross, covering Co. Monaghan to start asap.

Duties of the position:

  • Provide a direct point of access for the local community area and offer initial and holistic social assessment and intervention to individuals & families.
  • Provide an initial assessment service to all care groups and to develop referral procedures with other social work networked services.
  • Identify service users’ individual and collective needs in partnership with them and co-create early interventions and/or social action strategies to meet those needs.
  • Manage and prioritise a caseload appropriate to the post.
  • Provide supportive counselling, emotional and practical support, and information to service users and their families.
  • Adopt a holistic approach aimed at enhancing the quality of life, health and social well-being of all persons within the designated service area.
  • Promote independence, self-reliance, self-determination and empowerment with persons in their environment, with families and local groups.
  • Make it possible for service users to advocate for their own needs, or where appropriate advocate on behalf of service users.
  • Plan, deliver and engage in systemic interventions as appropriate with individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities.

The Candidate:
A recognised qualification as a Social Worker and CORU registration
Some post graduate social work experience will be desirable in a similar service.
A placement within primary care or similar service will be considered.
Access to a car and a full drivers licence is essential

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

Ref: JO-1807-413273_10

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