Medical Social Worker – Waterford

Temporary // WaterfordSalary: €21.84 - €31.74


Medical Social Worker Waterford

Social Worker required for acute hospital service, Waterford
The Social Worker will be responsible for providing a medical social work services for patients within an acute hospital setting.

This will include front line assessment, crisis intervention, counselling, family work, discharge planning with other team members, and helping patients and families access health, social and welfare entitlements in the community as well as covering duty team rota.

You will work closely with other team members in responding to the social and emotional impact of illness and hospitalisation on patients and their families.

We are interested in speaking with social workers with experience in the following areas:
Patient & family support
Psychological assessment
Discharge planning
Linking in with external agencies
Knowledge of working with the Nursing Home Support / Fair Deal Scheme would be advantageous

The Candidate:
A recognised qualification as a Social Worker and registration with CORU
Previous experience in a medical setting and any relevant placement experience will be considered
Permission to work in Ireland
Professional approach to work
Flexibility in work practice

For further information, please forward your CV to or call Brian in confidence on 01 482 5421

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