Social Worker Team Lead – Vulnerable Adults

 

Social Worker Team Lead – Vulnerable Adults

Medforce is proud to present this exciting opportunity for a Social Worker Team Lead role within a dedicated social work service that offers a wide range of health and social services to adults who are vulnerable and at risk of abuse.

This is a committed team with plenty of interaction and collaboration within the group.

Professional / Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team in working within current legislation, relevant policies and procedures, guidelines, and protocols as laid down by the employer.
  • Incorporate social work values and ethical principles in planning, developing, implementing, and reviewing interventions.
  • Implement models of best practice / evidence-based practice.
  • Provide a direct point of access for the local community / designated service area and oversee initial and standardised psycho-social assessments and interventions to individuals, families, and groups following the appropriate referral pathway.
  • Identify service users’ individual and collective needs in partnership with them and co-create early interventions and / or social action strategies to meet those needs.
  • Manage and prioritise a caseload appropriate to the post, while providing guidance and support to team members in managing their caseloads.
  • Offer supportive emotional and practical support, develop strategies to support service users based on their presenting needs, and provide information and advice appropriate to service users and their families’ needs.
  • Adopt a holistic approach aimed at enhancing the quality of life, health, and social well-being of service users within the designated service area.
  • Enable service users to advocate for their own needs, or where appropriate, advocate on behalf of service users.
  • Promote independence, self-reliance, self-determination, and empowerment with persons in their environment, with families, and local groups.
  • Plan, deliver, and engage in co-produced interventions as appropriate with individuals, families, groups, organisations, and communities.
  • Participate in and lead community needs assessments and ongoing community involvement, including initiating and participating in prevention and health promotion activities such as group work and clinics.

Experience Required:

  • CORU Registered
  • Experience working with vulnerable adults is desirable but not essential.
  • Must have a full driver’s license and access to a car.

To apply, click below or contact skennedy@medforce.ie

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