SOS Kilkenny: Social Care Workers

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SOCIAL CARE WORKERS

Job Title Social Care Worker, Residential Service supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disabilities. (Ref to be quoted on applications: (Ref 2019 001)

Job Location(s) Kilkenny City Residential Locations

Reporting To Residential Manager

Contract Type/Hours

  • 1 year Fixed Term Contract for 39 hours per week.
  • 1 year Fixed Term Contract for 30 hours per week
  • 1 year Fixed Term Contract for 24 hours per week
  • Part-time Relief Social Care Worker

Shift, Evening, Overnight and Weekend work.

Salary Linked to HSE Social Care Worker Rate.

Role:

(This is not an exhaustive list of all duties but is rather a guide to the role).

  • Responsibility to work as part of a team to assist residents to lead a full life as contributing members in their own communities.
  • Work as part of the team with the line manager in ensuring that service objectives are met and reviewed so as to maintain, improve and develop the service.
  • Promote resident involvement, consultation and participation.
  • To manage risk in a systematic way that is embedded in a culture of safety, welfare and quality of life for residents.
  • To support residents to have an enjoyable and fulfilling home life.

Personal Profile

Education & Training:

  • Degree in Social Care, Social Studies, Nursing, Youth and Community Studies, Psychology or Social Work or other relevant qualification at degree level.

Experience:

  • Working with individuals with intellectual disability/complex needs a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in delivering low arousal approaches in a person centered environment.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Awareness of key worker role & philosophy of supporting people with intellectual disabilities
  • Knowledge of Health Act 2007, HIQA and National Standards.
  • Excellent communication skills with proven ability to develop positive relationships with a variety of stakeholders in particular service users.
  • Computer literacy

Competencies and Values:

  • Human Rights Based Approach.
  • Resilience, Positive Attitude & Openness to Change.
  • Effective Communication & Working Relationships.
  • Planning and Organising.
  • Innovation, Creativity & Problem Solving.

Additional Requirement(s):

  • Full Driving Licence is essential.

Application Process

Interested applicants should e-mail an up to date Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@soskilkenny.com Please note that applications will not be accepted if the above reference is not quoted.

Region: 

Kilkenny

Expiry date: 

02/03/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

02/01/19