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Senior Social Worker


Dublin 12Dublin


Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

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Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Social Worker based in our office at Centrepoint Business Park Dublin 12, covering the CHO7 (Dublin West, Kildare & West Wicklow) Area. This is a Permanent 17.5 Hours a week post.

Your role will be to provide quality social work services to clients of Acquired Brain Injury Ireland along with their families/carers/significant others, while working as part of an inter-disciplinary team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Comprehensive social work assessment of family adjustment and client/family practical and emotional needs.

Working as part of an inter-disciplinary team to assess the ongoing impact of disability on individuals, families and carers.

To work and liaise with other Social Workers and clinicians within ABI Ireland with regard to consistency of approach and ABI Ireland’s strategic objectives.

To identify areas for social work interventions.

Liaise, develop and maintain good working relationships with a wide variety of agencies

Maintain accurate and confidential Social Work and medical case records.

Have knowledge of relevant legislation i.e. Social Welfare, Child Care, Health Acts, FOI, GDPR

Have knowledge and utilise available resources for clients, both statutory and voluntary.

Supporting and advocating for client need around financial issues, wardship, and family difficulties.

Provide support in relation to adjustment issues, for spouses, siblings, parents, and children of a client with ABI.

Availability to meet with clients in relation to their specific concerns. Provision of support around social, relationship, sexuality and bereavement issues.

Protection and abuse for vulnerable adults. Identification of risk, carrying out investigations, liaison with staff and relevant statutory authorities.

Facilitation of “letting go for families”

To provide support to frontline service provision teams.

Will be a DP (Designated Person) in relation to the Safeguarding (Children) and Children’s First National Guidance.

Essential Requirements:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience, of which 2 years should include working in the area of disability.

Comfortable working single-handed as part of a wider inter-disciplinary team

C.Q.S.W/N.Q.S.W or equivalent

Registered with CORU


Previous experience of working in an area of neurorehabilitation, with the provision of community and residential services within a social model being a distinct advantage.


Permanent / Part-time

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