Cpl Healthcare in partnership with the Child and family agency are urgently recruiting for a Social Worker to work in a locum role as an integral part of the children in care team, in Waterford
As a Social worker you will be responsible for:
•Ensuring the child/young person is in an appropriate care placement through engagement with the young person and their care provider.
•Reviewing care placement to ensure it is appropriate and meets the young persons needs
•Advocating on behalf of the child/young person in care and ensuring rights and decisions about the child’s/young person’s care are made in their best interests.
•Ensure that the young persons views are heard when decisions are being made about them being in care
•A recognised qualification as a Social Worker
•Registration with CORU or eligable for registration with CORU – new graduates (2021)
•Some experience working with children and families, fostering and/or children in care. University placement experience will be considered
•Good knowledge of legislation within children and families services
•Permission to work in Ireland
•Professional approach to work
• Flexibility in work practice
•Access to a car and full drivers licence is desirable
For further information, please forward your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Brian in confidence on 01 482 5421