The Alzheimer Society of Ireland: Day Centre Manager – Co Kilkenny

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Day Centre Manager – Co. Kilkenny

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their carers.

Our vision is an Ireland where no one goes through dementia alone and where policies and services respond appropriately to the person with dementia and their carers, at the times they need support.

A national non-profit organisation, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is person centred, rights-based and grassroots led with the voice of the person with dementia and their carer at its core.

We are recruiting a Day Care Manager to be based in our Kilkenny Day Centre in The Village Day Centre, 1 Fr Walsh Close, Cootes Lane, Kilkenny who will report to the Operations Manager.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Day Care Manager is responsible for the management of the centre. This is a fixed term contract (12 months) working 39 hours per week.

To be successful in this role you will need experience in caring for the person with dementia. You will be required to have experience in Human Resource Management, Financial management, Quality standards, good working knowledge of HIQA and risk management. You will need good communication skills, be open and enthusiastic, have a positive attitude, lead by example, make staff feel valued, and be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.

Salary will be commensurate with the care sector, and dependent on relevant experience.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please submit a full and up-to-date CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you could undertake this role and send it to the: Operations Manager, Mary Bardin at mbardin@alzheimer.ie

A detailed job description is available and any queries about the role may be directed to Operations Manager, Mary Bardin at mbardin@alzheimer.ie

We hope to hold interviews on 25th April 2019.

Closing date for applications is 19 April 2019.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Region: 

Cootes Lane, Kilkenny

Expiry date: 

19/04/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

12/04/19