Social Worker required for locum assignment with community based adult safeguarding team.
This role can be located in Limerick city, covering Co. Limerick and parts of the Mid-west as required. The main caseload will be supporting the duty social work role to receive and review concerns regarding the abuse of vulnerable adults in the community.
The Safeguarding and Protection Team for Tipperary North / East Limerick in Mid-West Community Healthcare provides services to individuals and organisations in accordance with “Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse National Policy and Procedures” 2014. This includes:
•Oversight of safeguarding work within HSE organisations and organisations funded by the HSE
•Direct Social Work service to older people and people with disabilities who may be at risk of abuse
•Delivery of National Safeguarding Training
•Provision of advice regarding the protection of adults who may be at risk of abuse
The current structure of the team includes 4 team leaders, 2 professionally qualified social workers, 1 grade 3 Clerical Officer and 1 Principal Social Worker
•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 safeguarding or other similar service, e.g. statutory social worker, primary care, children’s and families or similar service will be considered.
•Access to a car and a full drivers licence
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