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

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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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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:

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


Co Wicklow

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