HAYS: Person in Charge (Social Care) – Dublin

Person in Charge (PIC) – Social Care Job – Dublin – Permanent – €50k-€65.5k

Your new company

Over the last 20 years, your new company has developed and built services all over Ireland. It offers both residential and community-based services. Your new company focuses on supporting individuals to live as independently as possible, to make informed choices and to be an active member of their community. Your new company follows a person-centred approach to care and values, integrity, learning, partnership and excellence.

Your new role

As the new PIC you will be responsible for the development and management of the service and related community-based services. You will report to your Regional Manager and will be the and will be committed to achieving the highest standards of excellence and the delivery of continuous improvement in standards, safety, quality and service delivery in line with the organisational and regional team objectives as well as HIQA standards. This is a pivotal role within the organisation and is a full-time, permanent position. You must demonstrate the capacity to lead and develop services, effectively manage a team and undertake the responsibility of risk management, safety and compliance. You will be the nominated Person in Charge (PIC) and as such you will take on a broad range of managerial duties including, managing, and creating staff rosters, and generating all other reports as required.

What you'll need to succeed

In order to succeed in your new role, you will have recent and relevant management experience, creating rosters and managing staff. You will have a Level 8 or Level 9 degree in Social Care or a related field, and desirably a certificate in Management. In addition to this, you will have demonstrated skills in leading a team, and excellent time management skills.

  • A third level qualification or relevant professional qualification.
  • A minimum of 3 years management experience within the disability, broad personal social services or healthcare sector.
  • Strategic leadership and people management skills and experience.
  • Knowledge of current policy and developments in the disability sector.
  • Knowledge of the HIQA Inspection process and completion and monitoring of Action Plans to acceptance by HIQA.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the National Standards for Residential Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Trust in Care and Adult Safeguarding.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill 2013.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written), able to effectively communicate at all levels and strong report writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships internally and externally. Strong computer skills.
  • In possession of the necessary documentation to work and live in the Republic of Ireland and able to speak & write English fluently.
  • A clean driving licence and willing to travel for work using own vehicle.

Desirable Experience and Knowledge

  • Strategic planning and service development experience.
  • Experience of the HIQA Inspection process and completion and monitoring of Action Plans to acceptance by HIQA.
  • Experience of applying the National Standards for Residential Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Trust in Care and Adult Safeguarding.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Bill 2013.

What you'll get in return

In return, you will be given the opportunity to grow and progress in a well-established and lively working environment. An unrivalled opportunity to lead a high calibre team to achieve success within an established service where their aim is to ensure that each person they support achieves their optimum potential.

  • Flexible Working Hours,
  • Sick Pay Scheme,
  • Maternity Benefit,
  • Pension Contribution,
  • Employee Assistance Program,
  • Career Opportunities,
  • Induction and ongoing development and training

What you need to do now

If you are interested in this role or would like to have a confidential conversation about your career and the next steps then please contact us today. Send us your CV and a little about what you are looking for and we will arrange a call to discuss what you want. You can contact Ciara with your CV at Ciara.redmond@hays.com

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
19th Aug, 2022
Region
Dublin
Expiry Date
19th Oct, 2022