The Bridge Camphill Community: Social Care House Coordinator

The Bridge Camphill Community is currently seeking highly motivated person to fill the following position.

· Social Care House Coordinator – Full Time post

40 hours per week

Background to the post:

Camphill Communities of Ireland (CCoI) works to create sustainable intentional communities where children and adults of all abilities, many with special needs, can live learn and work with others in healthy social relationships based on mutual care and respect.

This post would suit those currently in a team leader or senior social care worker position looking to gain experience of coordinating a residential house. House coordinators are responsible for ensuring that training and supervision of staff, and support and personal assistance to residents is provided in an appropriate manner. Their role is to support people in self-care and independent living activities and help them to lead self-directed lives of active participation in and contribution to community life. 

The successful candidates will be dedicated and highly motivated, they will already possess high levels of competence and will be able to demonstrate this through their qualification, in-depth knowledge of service provision and experience in leading a team to meet regulatory requirements, best practice standards and ultimately the varied needs of residents.

Our team will provide you with an in-depth induction program and will support your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) so that you enjoy your role within our services and our services benefit from your expertise.

The successful candidate will personally oversee their house 5/7 and will do so as is necessary across the shifts to ensure the effective, quality and safe delivery of services within their residential house.

They will continuously develop their team to ensure a sustained high quality and safety of service delivered.

Will be fully involved in the initial and ongoing assessment of need for each resident within the residential house and will ensure that these needs are reflected within their live personal plans and that the staff team are fully aware and capable of serving those needs.

Will manage relationships with their peers and within all other departments so that they have the necessary relationships within their network to ensure their residents get the best possible service from the wider team.

Will report to the Person in Charge/Social Care Manager who holds responsibility for regulatory compliance and quality service delivery across all four houses within The Bridge community as a designated centre.

Key Requirements, Attributes and Qualifications for employees of The Bridge Community:

  • A relevant third level qualification in social care or related field
  • Minimum 2 years Team Leading/Managerial experience within a similar social care setting.
  • Full, Clean Driver’s License.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Excellent planning skills
  • This post is subject to Garda vetting

Please direct all enquiries to Ben Gamble at 045-481597. 

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for all roles are available on request, or attached below.

Applications will only be accepted by email to with letter of application and CV attached.

Closing Date for applications will be noon Sunday the 24th February 2019

Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by the 26th February 2019
 for interviews being held between the dates 28th February to the 08th March 2019

Camphill is an equal opportunity employer.


Kilcullen Co. Kildare

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