Senior Social Worker/ Team Leader

Job Overview

Are you a Senior Social Worker/Social Work Team Leader who adopts a person centred-approach and support service users with empathy, kindness and respect? If you approach all tasks in a confident, timely manner and are looking to take the next step in your career, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

I delighted to be recruiting a Senior Social Worker/Team Leader for my client, a long established mental health care provider in Dublin who provides treatment and care for those with mental health disorders.

Full time, Permanent Contract

Competitive Salary


  • Supervise and manage a team of social workers to provide a quality service.
  • Provide a Recovery focused social assessment and intervention to support individuals, families and groups
  • Identify service-users' needs in partnership with them and co-create early interventions and/or social action plans to meet those needs
  • Manage and prioritise caseload appropriate to the post
  • Provide supportive counselling, emotional and practical support and information to service users and their families
  • Support service-users to advocate for their own needs, or when and where appropriate to advocate on behalf of clients
  • Plan, delivery and engage in systemic interventions, as appropriate, with individuals, families, groups or other community based organisations
  • Deliver a professional social work service in collaboration with other disciplines / agencies as required reflecting the needs of the client
  • Assess where social conditions are a major factor in health and social wellbeing, consult and plan with the service user/ relevant team/ service and arrange appropriate social services for those who need them
  • Monitor and evaluate outcomes of person-centered care plans for individual service users.


  • National Qualification in Social Work (N.Q.S.W.) or Certificate of Qualification in Social Work awarded by the Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work, U.K. or an equivalent qualification recognised for appointment to the post of Senior Social Worker in Ireland.
  • An additional qualification in counselling, family therapy, is desirable
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience of which 2 years should be within an adult mental health service
  • Must be registered with CORU.

If you have experience in Mental Health and you are interested in this position. Please do not hesitate to contact Recruitment Consultant Isabel Gough on 0861449043.

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