Dublin Simon Community: Support Worker Clonskeagh

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The Opportunity

Are you an ambitious Support Worker and do you want to develop your career within a supportive and dynamic organisation? Here at Dublin Simon Community we now have an opportunity for you to join us as a Support Worker in our Clonskeagh team

The Organisation

Here at Dublin Simon Community, we are working proactively to help resolve the biggest societal crisis of our time-homelessness. Our innovative services are all focused on making home a reality for our clients. We value community, excellence, innovation, respect and integrity and we incorporate these values into each service for our clients. While we provide supported temporary accommodation, we also provide a range of holistic services such as homeless prevention, medium to long term housing, addiction treatment, primary healthcare and other targeted interventions. Our employees are our strongest asset and we have been awarded the Excellence Through People accreditation for the past 3 years due to utilising the best Human Resource Management practices to demonstrate how much our employees are valued.

The Role

Working in a professional role and environment, core responsibilities include:

  • To process referrals, admissions and discharges to all of the Recovery services as per referral and assessment procedure.
  • To work in line with your individual score card to achieve the organisational strategy.
  • To work with the team in the delivery of the “Recovery Model” of treatment through CBT and CRA
  • To engage with and build a professional trusting relationship with clients treating them with dignity and respect in order to work within the values of Dublin Simon Community.
  • To help develop and co -facilitate a wide range of groups scheduled in the Recovery programme.
  • In conjunction with the Recovery service manager, maintain positive and mutually beneficial relationships with relevant external agencies in both the voluntary and statutory sector and to effectively liaise with a range of service providers both Voluntary and Statutory (referrals, mental health, occupational therapy and so on) in order to establish or improve services available to service users.
  • To perform tasks related to the day to day running and maintenance of an effective recovery service such as Health and Safety checks, hygiene of the service, reporting any maintenance issues in the service and to ensure that a welcoming and friendly environment is maintained.
  • To participate in a Care and case management model within DSC e.g. Attending Care and case team management meetings, assessments, assisting the key workers with their clients care plan key working

What You Need

To become the Support Worker you are required to have 2 years paid employment in a relevant care setting with at least one year experience in direct homelessness and addiction service provision. You are also required to have a certification or higher in addiction studies, social work, social care, psychology, counselling, CRA, CBT.

What You Will Receive

  • Supportive colleagues & management team
  • Dynamic & diverse work environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Clear progression Opportunities

What To Do Now

If you are interested, please apply on the link on this.

Apply for the position
Application due date: 13/01/2019
For queries relating to this position please telephone (01) 635 4800



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