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Social Workers - Co. Meath

Navan, Co. Meath
€ 17.62 - 30.59 Per hour
Full time
Job level
Newly qualified
8 Mar 2019
5 Sep 2019

Job Description

Social Workers Child protection and Welfare, Co. Meath

Social Workers required for a  long term locum assignments working as part of a child protection and welfare teams based in a number of locations in Co. Meath.

The main duties of this role will be:

  • Complete visits, interview and meet children and their families and formulate and assessment based on the information gathered
  • Completing comprehensive assessments, chairing multi-disciplinary professional meetings,
  • Measuring risk based on information gathered as part of screening/interviewing process
  • Co-ordinating reunification plans with children and families.
  • Court work
  • Direct and therapeutic work with children


The successful candidates will work as part of a well-structured teams with regular supervision and developing social workers strengths as well as continuous Training and Development sessions with a training plan.

 The Candidate:

  • Will hold a recognised qualification as a Social Worker and membership of CORU or / eligible for membership
  • Relevant experience e.g. social work placements will be considered in Child protection and/or Children in Care Services, residential child care, community child care worker/leader.
  • Full driving licence and access to a car.
  • Other relevant knowledge in respect of Legislation, National Policies and recognised theories in the area of Social Science and Child Care.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills with children and parents using a range of techniques
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent report writing and case recording skills
  • Team working skills
  • Ability to be flexible and respond to crises and changing work environment
  • Ability to reflect on own skills and review and evaluate own work
  • Ability to work effectively with other professionals and agencies

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

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Ref: JO-1704-351919_7

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This job was posted to Community care, Social worker, Support worker in Navan, Co. Meath