Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland: Family Support Team Manager (Maternity Cover)

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Do you love managing great staff and working in the disability sector? Then we want to hear from you!

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland (SBHI) is looking for a Family Support Team Manager on a maternity cover basis to join our great organisation and lead this core aspect of our work. This is a varied role, offering support to the team of seven Family Support Workers who operate nationally on a regional basis.

The position is offered on a full-time basis, working from our head office in the National Resource Centre, Clondalkin.

We are seeking someone with experience in relevant medical and/or social care settings who carries a passion for facilitating real-life change for those living with the effects of spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.

With relevant vocational skills and professional qualifications, you will seek to meet the needs of the individuals living with these conditions and those connected to them, including families, carers, friends, and professionals, by leading a dedicated Family Support Team.

This is a challenging role in a charity setting, demands on your capabilities will be tested and we require someone who thrives on overcoming tough situations with initiative and high levels of self-motivation. You will be fully supported by a very hands-on CEO, the wider team of seven Family Support Workers, and your SBHI colleagues who combine to facilitate life-changing work on behalf of everyone affected.

You will need your own car, a clean driving licence, and business insurance cover in order to fulfil this position. Mileage costs are reimbursed for all work-related travel expenses.

SBHI provides equal opportunities to all job applicants and employees in accordance with and subject to the provisions of the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2012 irrespective of their: Gender, Civil Status, Family Status, Sexual Orientation, Age, Disability, Race, Religion, Membership of the Traveller Community.

Please apply with current CV, application form (typed, not hand-written), and covering letter via email to: tscott@sbhi.ie Note: Applications without a covering letter and application form will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 31st January 2019
Shortlisting to take place by: 1st February 2019
First-round interviews to take place: 06th February 2019

Contact: Tom Scott, CEO
Email: tscott@sbhi.ie
Telephone: 087 1121500 / 01 457 2329


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