In Gheel, we focus on supporting individuals with autism through their life journey and enabling them to have fulfilling life experiences, while having autonomy and control over their choices and decisions. Gheel Autism Services provides a wide range of services for adults with autism including day and vocational opportunities, outreach support and a variety of supported living options. Across our services we consider how each person thinks, learns and processes information to develop a personalised plan of support. Considering individuals strengths and motivations, we enable people to obtain outcomes which are meaningful to them. Our committed practitioners receive regular training and they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to enable each individual to have positive and meaningful life experiences. All staff are involved in changing the culture of supporting people into a more inclusive, independence focused style of support – where people are encouraged to be partners in, not recipients of, their service delivery.
- Access to Health Insurance
- Access to Educational Support Scheme
- Company pension with company contribution (including income protection and death-in-service benefits)
- Employee Assistant Programme
- Free Parking
- Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
- Up to 27 days Annual leave
- Bike to Work scheme
- Training and development (CPD)
- Option to join the Health Service credit union
Due to the on-going expansion of our service we currently have the following permanent Location Manager vacancy in North Kildare. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidates to bring their skills and talents to Gheel and to move your career to the next level.
Location Manager North Kildare Services - Maynooth & Donadea – Permanent 1.0 WTE – Residential Roster
This service is located in the Maynooth area in North Kildare. The Location Manager works on the front line while also having overall management of this part of the service. The service is a residential setting. The Location Manager, along with the team, will be responsible for developing plans and ideas that support and encourage new interests and hobbies ensuring a meaningful quality of life. Community integration and involvement is a key component of this service delivery as those accessing our services strive to live an independent life.
The Location Manager will be responsible for roster administration and related responsibilities such as leave and payroll submissions. Location managers will support high quality service delivery through day to day management, induction, probation, supervision and appraisal.
The Location Manager will manage two residential services in this location. The successful candidate will report to the Regional Manager and will work as an integral part of the regional team. This post will report into a Person in Charge (PIC).
Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
Essential Qualifications for this post:
- Third level Qualification in Social Care or a related discipline
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and use of internet and email
- Hold a valid driver’s licence for the purpose of transporting service users
- Management Qualification
- Four years recent experience in the social care/disability sector
- Experience managing staff and possess the confidence to resolve issues as they arise at local level.
- Manage the rolling rosters and allocate staff as per service needs or requirements
- Ability to support change management
- Confidence and experience dealing with external stakeholders
- A knowledge of New Directions guidelines.
- Experience managing and adhering to budgets as agreed by the Finance Dept.
- Experience of applying the National Standards for Residential Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Trust in Care and Adult Safeguarding
- Experience in a similar role
- Have experience supporting people with ASD
Salary Scale: Successful candidates will be paid in line with 2016 HSE revised consolidated Grade V Clerical pay scale point 1; €40,209 – 2nd LSI; € 48,496 per annum based on working a 39-hour week. There are 27 days annual leave with this post.
Terms and Conditions
- The salary scale for the post is aligned to the Department of Health and Children Clerical Grade V.
- Hours of work are 39 hours per week with a high degree of flexibility built in to facilitate service needs. Details will be discussed and agreed with the successful candidates. The residential rosters will include overnights for which an allowance is paid.
To apply for this position please fully complete the job application form attached and return it to . Please write Ref Location Manager Railpark in the subject line of the email. Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on the evidence outlined in the job application form. Curriculum vitaes are not required.
The closing date for receipt of all completed applications is Friday, 23rd of August @ 5pm. Late applications will not be accepted. Interviews will take place shortly thereafter. A panel may be formed from which future vacancies arising over the next six months may be filled.
Late applications will not be accepted, and Garda Vetting is a requirement of the recruitment process.
A panel may be formed form which future vacancies arising over the next six months may be filled.
Garda vetting is a requirement of the recruitment process.