Social Worker, Mental Health, Kildare

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Social Worker – Kildare, adult mental health

Cpl Healthcare are currently recruiting for a social worker for a maternity leave locum assignment non behalf of a service for adult with a range of mental health conditions.

It is expected that the assignment could potentially be for a 12 month period.

The successful applicant will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team that will endeavour to promote health and well-being, seek to encourage self-help in the local community and will foster advocacy and empowerment in order to address social inequalities.


  • Making social work assessment of clients in community/residential settings
  • Liaising with client to address the needs identified.
  • Provide advice and support on various issues such as parenting, relationship issues, separation, loss and bereavement.
  • Provide emotional support to the clients with mental health issues and direction to the appropriate service in the community.
  • Facilitating self-help and carers support groups.




  • A recognised qualification as a Social Worker with CORU registration
  • University placement experience in mental health or Primary Care setting will be considered
  • Excellent knowledge of legislation within the area
  • Permission to work in Ireland
  • Professional approach to work
  • Flexibility in work practice
  • Access to a car and full drivers licence is desirable


For further information, please forward your CV to or call Brian in confidence on 01 482 5352


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Brian Murray

Client Relationship Manager 01 482 5352
  • Salary: 0.00 - 0.00
  • Location:Kildare
  • Type:Temporary
  • Category:Healthcare