Social Worker – Local authority Housing, Galway

Temporary // GalwaySalary: €0.00 - €0.00


Social Worker Housing Service, Galway city council

Cpl Healthcare in partnership with Galway city council are currently recruiting for 2x Professionally Qualified Social Workers for 1 year fixed term contract positions.
The successful applicants will provide a generic social work service to Galway City Council tenants and prospective tenants including, members of the Traveller Community, Ethnic minorities, the Elderly, Tenant purchasers, Homeless and other families and individuals who may require such a service. Social work in the Housing Department is directed towards enhancing the personal and social functioning of an individual, family or group. Work in the Social Workers Unit involves, amongst other things, assessment/reporting, advocacy, counselling, mediation and other related therapeutic services

The role will involve co-ordinating the various statutory services for travellers and co-ordinating theses services with those of any voluntary organisations engaged in work on behalf of the travellers.
As a Social Worker, you will also be responsible for assisting tenants/residents/members of the Travelling community to engage with other sections of the local authority or Government Departments from which they may need assistance or advice as well as assisting clients with special needs areas such as homeless, disabled, elderly, family support as required.

Interested applicants should have:
Professional Registration with CORU
Ideally at least 1 year post-qualification experience.
Relevant experience working in a primary care or similar setting
Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to work on an autonomous basis

For further information, please email your c.v. tobrian.murray@cplhealthcare.comor call Brian on 01 482 5421

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