The Salvation Army - Lefroy House: Deputy Social Care Manager (Part-Time)

The Salvation Army

We are currently seeking to recruit an individual who is highly motivated, for our Centre which incorporates 2 services. Nightlight provides 7 emergency beds for young people aged between 12-18 years. The Support Flats provide 6 aftercare units for young adults working towards independent living.

Deputy Social Care Manager:

Part time (24 Hours) is required. This will include some evening work and on call duties.
Reference Number: LH 111

Duties Include

  • To deputise for the centre manager in their absence;
  • Be responsible and accountable for the staffing and young people needs when on duty;
  • To supervise, encourage and support staff in ensuring high standards of childcare are maintained at all times.
  • To assist in budget preparation and be accountable for maintaining the budget for Nightlight and the Support Flats;
  • To attend management meetings and business boards;
  • To attend and participate in programme reviews with managers and staff;
  • To assist in programme development for both Nightlight and the Support Flats;
  • To assist in all aspects of recruitment of social care staff;
  • To assist with all aspects of administration required as delegated by the Centre Manager;
  • Network and liaise with external agencies as necessary and represent the organisation accordingly.
  • Support the ethos of the Salvation Army;


  • Candidates must have a minimum 2 years social care management experience post qualification.
  • Candidates must have a BA in Social Care awarded from the Institute of Technologies or equivalent

Please forward C.V. and cover letter with reference number to:

Closing Date: 03.04.2020

The Salvation Army is a Christian Church and a registered Charity, promoting Equality in the Workplace.
Registered in the Republic of Ireland No: 90791 Registered Charity Number CHY6399

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Mar, 2020
Dublin 1
Expiry Date
3rd Apr, 2020