Central Remedial Clinic: Head of Adult Services

The CRC delivers a range of services to children and adults with disabilities both nationally and locally through our centres in Dublin, Limerick and Waterford and our Outreach Services. The mission of the CRC is that by working together we make a positive difference to the lives of people with disabilities, their families and carers. Our vision is that people with disabilities achieve their potential and live full lives as equal and valued citizens.

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Five-year fixed term contract - Grade VIII - Full-time 37 hours per week.
Flexibility to work some evening & weekends is essential.

The CRC is looking for a dynamic, creative and passionate visionary to lead the Adult Services department as Head of Adult Services. The post holder will ensure the service focuses on inclusion in mainstream, active citizenship, self-advocacy, the development of valued social roles and delivering a person-centred service. The Head of Adult Services will have overall responsibility for the management and delivery of services provided to adults with disabilities in the CRC.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and manage the CRC Adult Services as we further progress the implementation of New Directions, the Interim Standards and Person-Centred Planning. As a member of the Senior Management Team there will be significant input required at both strategic and operational level.

The successful candidate will have the following essential requirements:

  • A minimum of a primary degree in a relevant area (QQI Level 8).
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management role with clear responsibilities for directing and planning of departmental activities in conjunction with the management of large staff teams and resources.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience supporting adults within a health/disabilities environment.
  • Significant experience of managing and leading teams within a changing environment.
  • An in-depth working knowledge of the implementation and application of New Directions Policy and the Interim Standards.

The following is desirable;

  • Experience of working as a Designated Officer supporting adults with disabilities in a Safeguarding capacity.
  • A qualification in management, leadership or business is desirable.

Informal enquiries to Alison McCallion, Head of Operational Services, telephone 01-8542414. Department of Health Salary Scale, Grade VIII. Applicants must demonstrate in their CV and supporting documentation how they meet the above criteria as short-listing will apply.

Please forward a letter of application quoting reference CRC38/19 with a full CV to; Human Resources Department, Central Remedial Clinic, Vernon Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin 3. Telephone 8542200, Fax 8542358 or email recruit@crc.ie.
Applications must be received on or before 5pm, Thursday 27th of June 2019.



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