Embrace: Person in Charge (PIC)


The Opportunity: Person in Charge (PIC)

The Person in Charge (PIC) will be responsible for providing the highest professional standards of care to our residents to develop their strengths, promote their independence, and meet their practical, physical and emotional needs on a daily basis.

The overall objective of the role is to ensure that the quality of service and quality of care is always to the highest possible standard whilst adhering to regulatory requirements. You will also be responsible for providing leadership and management to the team ensuring that our vision and values are understood and acted upon.

The successful candidate will hold responsibility for two houses in Co. Meath and report directly to the Director of Operations.

To apply for this position, please contact Monica at mycareer@embraceliving.ie.

About Embrace

Embrace is a new, family-owned provider of residential support for people with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and acquired brain injuries. Our ambition is to offer a strengths-based service to the people we support by taking the time to understand what they enjoy and how they can develop their skills. Underpinning all of this is an understanding that we are offering a home for people and an assurance from us that these homes are best-in-class; offering a range of on-site activities as well as facilitating local engagement with community initiatives and organizations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promoting best practice in the delivery of care and providing clinical expertise and support within the Multidisciplinary Team to ensure the services to persons with a disability are always provided within a relationship based on respect and equality.
  • Ensuring a high quality of life for residents through person-centred care plans, health promotion, and personal risk assessments, as appropriate.
  • Maintaining and enhancing the professional services and provision of care to residents, managing all operational matters (clinical and non-clinical) to improve residents’ quality of life.
  • Being responsible for the supervision and assessment of staff under your direction and to take a leadership role in clinical governance including quality assurance, practice development, and clinical practice.
  • Leading the implementation and provision of quality care that meets HIQA standards.
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining an actual and planned staff roster ensuring and clearly showing staff on duty during the day and night.
  • Promoting the concepts of person-centered care through high standards and professional practice that meet the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual needs of the residents.
  • Ensuring that all relevant records and documentation are kept appropriately and up to date in relation to residents and staff, in particular ensuring compliance with record keeping in line with legislation and HIQA requirements.
  • Participating in the development of policy and procedures and continuously monitoring and assessing performance against such policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring the internal and external audit processes are managed in line with policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that risks are proactively identified and supporting the appropriate persons in the treatment of such risks and are reported upon and escalated appropriately.
  • Ensuring all staff have appropriate training as required, including refresher training as part of continuous professional development.
  • Providing strong leadership to the team and developing and supporting a strong culture of quality and safety in service delivery.
  • Being responsible for all aspects of the Health and Safety of residents and staff and compliance with Health and Safety legislation.
  • Keeping up to date with any changes in legislation including but not limited to the Health Sector, Disability Sector, Health & Safety etc.

Operations Director: Skills and Experience Required

  • Must hold a Nursing Degree (Be registered in the relevant Division of the Live Register of Nurses maintained by Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) OR Hold a Level 8 Degree in Social Care.
  • Have a minimum of three years Managerial Experience within the Health Sector.
  • Hold a recognized Managerial Qualification (minimum level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications).
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development at the appropriate level.
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excited by an opportunity to work with a team and develop a new, leading residential support provider.


The successful applicant will be offered an attractive remuneration and benefits package.

For more information, please visit our website at https://embraceliving.ie/

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
13th Jan, 2021
Co Meath
Expiry Date
13th Mar, 2021