Solis MMC Children’s Services - Disability Services: Care Assistant & Disabilities Residential Support Worker

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Solis MMC Children’s Services provides responsive, quality services to children and young people who are assessed as being in need. We operate residential centres in counties Louth, Westmeath, Cork and Tipperary providing emergency respite, medium and long-term care.

We now have vacancies in for positions within our Residential Disability Services.

Care Assistant – Disability Services: Co. Louth

Care Assistants will have an integral practice role guided on a daily basis by the Shift Team Co-ordinators (PPIM) and Centre Manager (PIC) and will ensure that the highest quality of care is provided to children in our care. The role will require administrative duties as well as responsibilities pertaining to the care of the children. The role will also involve a combination of day time hours and wakened night hours which will be determined by the needs of the centre.

Applicants must possess:

  • A recognised professional Social Care or Health Care related qualification to FETAC Level 5 or above.
  • One year’s experience in a residential setting or two years combined experience working with young people within a community disability setting or similar.
  • Hold a full driving licence.

Disabilities Residential Support Worker: Co. Louth

The role of the Disabilities Residential Support Worker (Hereafter referred to as DRSW) is to work directly with children while contributing to the day-to-day running of the residential centre. The DRSW will retain an integral practice role and ensure that the highest quality of care is provided to young people. The role will also require administrative duties as well as responsibilities pertaining to the progression, practice and implementation of Placement Plan objectives for young people, ensuring that they are receiving the agreed quality and quantity services. The DRSW will be accountable for the centre functioning in the absence of the Centre Manager (PIC) or Shift Co-Ordinator (PPIM).

Applicants must possess:

  • A recognised professional qualification to minimum Diploma level (FETAC 6) in one of the following disciplines: Social Care, Applied Social Studies, (Psychiatric) Nursing, Social Work, Community Care or Clinical Psychology.
  • Two years’ experience in a residential setting or two years combined experience working with young people within a community disability setting or similar.
  • Hold a full driving licence.

Full Job Descriptions and Application forms are available from our website: www.solismmc.ie

Closing date for the above positions is Friday 29th June at 12 noon

Region: 

Co Louth

Expiry date: 

29/06/18

Date Entered/Updated: 

13/06/18