Talbot Group: Senior Social Care Worker (Team Lead) – Navan / Louth
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The Talbot Group provides a range of Disability Services and supports to people with complex needs including Intellectual Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Acquired Brain Injury and who may also have Mental Health difficulties. Applications are currently welcome for the role of Senior Social Care Worker (Team Lead). The primary objective of this post is to provide care and support through a person-centred approach which meets the practical, physical and emotional needs of service users and to assist persons with a disability with residential, training and day service activities to achieve their highest level of functioning to maintain independence and/or to improve skills that will make them more independent.
The Senior Social Care Worker will also be responsible to coordinate the shift whilst on duty and for the supervision of other staff under his/her direction. The Senior Social Care Worker may be placed in residential services where they will be required to work collaboratively as part of a MDT in service delivery to residents. They will report directly to the Person in Charge.
Essential Qualifications & Experience:
Candidates must meet the following criteria on the closing date:
- a qualification at Level 7on the National Framework of Qualifications in Social Care, Social Work, Youth Work, Teaching, Nursing, Childcare with Disability modules (or other relevant discipline)
- have at least one year's experience of working in a residential or day service setting with people with an intellectual disability
- Previous experience of managing a team in a residential setting for people with a disability
- Full driving licence and own car
There are currently positions available in Kentstown, Navan / Philipstown, Louth / Hayes, Navan
As part of the recruitment process we will keep your application and the personal data contained therein for a period of 12 months. Please inform us when applying for a position with the Talbot Group if you do not wish to have your information retained for this period.
To apply for this position or to request a copy of the full job specification, please contact Amanda McKnight, HR – firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Closing Date: 24th September 2021