St. Catherine’s Association: Social Care Workers (Full-Time & Relief)

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Social Care Worker Vacancies

Full-time and Relief positions available

Location: Newcastle, Greystones Co. Wicklow

We are:

St. Catherine’s Association is a non-profit organisation funded by the HSE. We provide education, training, healthcare and residential/respite care to clients who have intellectual and other disabilities. We are currently meeting the needs of over 200 children and families in Co. Wicklow and the greater Dublin area.

Essential:

  • Graduate or studying towards a QQI Level 7 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Social Studies, Social Care or equivalent.
  • Person-centred approach.
  • Able to work a variety of shifts including sleepovers, waking nights, day shifts, weekends, holiday periods, etc.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, assess situations and act appropriately using analytical and problem solving process which best meets the needs of the children/young adults and the service.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and IT skills.
  • High level of motivation.
  • Experience in Report Writing.
  • Full driving license and willing to drive company vehicles.
  • An ability to demonstrate flexibility and reliability is paramount for the role.

Desirable:

  • Good knowledge of HIQA regulations for persons with disabilities in residential and respite services.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle changing priorities.
  • Experience in working with individuals with behaviours that challenge.

Benefits:

  • A high level of professional support as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Opportunities for career growth and progression
  • A friendly and inclusive work environment

For further information or informal enquiries, please contact Aisling O’Leary on 085-8701164 or Debbie Carr on 01-281-9485 (206)

If you would like to apply or request a full job description, please contact: recruitment@stcatherines.ie

Please attach your CV and cover letter when applying.

We are accepting applications until 5:00 PM on the 30th of  May 2019

To find out more about us, visit our website at www.stcatherines.ie
or have a look at our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sca.wicklow

Short listing of candidates applies
St. Catherine’s Association is an equal opportunities employer

Region: 

Co Wicklow

Expiry date: 

30/05/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

16/05/19