Social Worker – CAMHS, Co. Kerry

Contract // Tralee, Co. KerrySalary: €0.00 - €0.00


Social Worker CAMHS, Co. Kerry

Social Worker required for fixed term contract position with a community based Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Co. Kerry.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will be responsible for the delivery of a social work service and providing a holistic approach to mental health assessment and treatment services for children and their families.

The role will involve working with young people between the ages of 4 and 16 who present with a variety of mental health difficulties including low mood, deliberate self-harm, suicide ideation, eating disorders, anxiety, stress and A.D.H.D assessments etc.

Duties of this position include:
Responsible for the delivery a therapeutic social work service to children and their families
Undertaking assessments of children and their families and identifying appropriate treatment services to meet their specific needs
Empowering young people and their families to enhance their quality of life as well as advocating on their behalf where appropriate
Preparing case presentations for weekly team meetings and writing clear and concise assessment reports for clients case files.
Bring about positive change to their lives.

Interested candidates will have the following:
A recognised qualification as a Social Worker
Membership of CORU
Relevant experience in CAMHS or similar service
A recognised qualification in Family Therapy would be desirable
Permission to work in Ireland
Professional approach to work
Flexibility in work practice
Access to a car and full drivers licence

For further information, please contact Brian Murray on 01 482 5352 or email your c.v. to

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