Ballymoney Camphill Community: Social Care Manager (Person in Charge)

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Social Care Manager (Person in Charge)

A Social Care Manager (Person in Charge) is required to fill this full-time post. To fill this post, you will need a strong management and leadership background, experience of working with people with intellectual disability offering person centered support. You will require a sound understanding of regulatory requirements; have skills to lead the safe support to residents within a complex residential environment. You will have strong business skills and be qualified in social care. You will need to be committed to personal development and working as part of a team.

The post provides the opportunity to work as part of a committed team, a competitive salary and access to collaborative and learning work within a leading national organisation. This is a fulltime salaried position which will average around 40 hours per week and may include being on call at evenings and at weekends. All appointments will be subject to Garda Vetting.

The community provides Residential Life sharing Services, Day Opportunities and Support Services, for adults with support needs. Camphill is an organisation with a strong voluntary ethos and includes many voluntary and vocational coworkers some of whom also live in the community. Ballymoney and Duffcarrig community are in the process of changing structure, therefore the Ballymoney PIC will take over the responsibility for the Day Services of both communities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be accountable for the overall provision of service, work collaboratively and ensure all staff are fully supported to carry out their responsibilities, inclusive of a Designated Centre, Supported Living Accommodation and a Day Service.
  • To ensure that ‘no tolerance’ to abuse is the prevailing culture underpinning service and supports to people.
  • Ensure the highest quality service is delivered in a way that is aligned to Camphill’s ethos and values ensuring the Community has appropriate and up to date policies and procedures in place to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Effectively manage change; develop, implement and review business plans annually following consultation with coworkers, residents and the Local Committee.
  • Ensure there is effective record-keeping, monitoring, reviewing and reporting in order to support the effective and orderly functioning of the Community and fulfill the reporting requirements of funders, regulators, and the Board.
  • Have overall responsibility for the management of risk throughout the Community ensuring health and safety standards are met at all times. Ensure the Community provides a safe, secure, and good quality of life for those living and supported by the Community.
  • Ensure the Community investigates and respond to complaints, including adult and child protection concerns, in line with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Ensure a high quality of life for individuals in the community, clarity of goals and aims through good quality assessments, person centered (personal) plans, health promotion, reviews, support plans (care plans) and personal risk assessments as appropriate.
  • Enable and support residents to have choice and control in their lives, develop citizenship and maintain relationships with friends and families including accessing advocates and other professional support as maybe appropriate.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of the registered care and Supporting People standards
  • Work collaboratively with other community organizations, innovation programs and national initiatives to provide new opportunities to people supported in day and residential settings.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Degree and post graduate qualification ideally in Social Care Management or Management Qualification
  • At least 3 years of senior management experience at a similar level of responsibility including demonstrative experience strategic planning
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the health/social care or voluntary sector

Details of the Role:

Salary Scale: €50,000
Location: Ballymoney Camphill Community, Sea Road, Gorey, Co Wexford
Contract: Permanent - Fulltime 40 hours
Closing date: Friday 12.00 noon 25th September 2020

How to apply

Please email your application form and current cv to

For email queries or full job description please contact Ben Gamble at the address above or Phone 085 1311608

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by Tuesday 29th September for interviews being held between the 01ST October – 08th October September 2020

Please note all posts are subject to Garda Vetting & Reference checking.

Camphill is an equal opportunities employer

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
14th Sep, 2020
Co Wexford
Expiry Date
25th Sep, 2020