HAYS: Service Manager (Social Care) – Dublin

Service Manager – Social Care Job – Dublin – Permanent – €55k-€60k

Your new company

Your new company is a well-established organisation that supports individuals in the Dublin area. They are committed to improving the life of their service users, delivering services that are respectful, progressive, professional, and positive. With a mission to serve those in the community with care and without discrimination. Supported by a lovely community based strongly on their values and beliefs.

Your new role

As the new Service Manager, you will be considered the Person In Charge (PIC) and will ensure full compliance with any relevant regulatory frameworks, legislation, policies and procedures, including HIQA. You will work with the clinical governance sub-committee on matters of clinical governance and Line manage the operational aspect of the clinical governance structure. In your new role you will be responsible for the development and management of the service, including the management of finances and the overall operational activities such as building maintenance and general administration activities. 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, underpinned by the principles of person centeredness and quality to ensure each person you support achieves their optimum potential. Your new role will require management and duty of the rota and on-call as an when necessary. As PIC you will develop and maintain relevant working relationships with external agencies. You will be responsible for the implementation of Your New Company’s Mission Statement, including spiritual guidance with the support of your team.

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. A level 7 or equivalent degree in a related field.

  • Demonstrable previous experience of successfully managing and delivering a similar support service to clients
  • Strong knowledge of issues relating to homelessness including current legislation, government policy, the state benefits framework, and any relevant client support pathways
  • Higher Advanced Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma or equivalent professional qualification in a related field
  • Proven previous experience of successfully developing business plans, budget management, and the continuous development of operational procedures and processes
  • Previous experience of successfully leading and managing a team to deliver objectives
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to develop strong, successful, and collaborative working relationships with clients, colleagues and external partners
  • Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail, effective time management and the ability to prioritise work, and be able to respond to tight deadlines
  • Strong IT skills with experience of Microsoft Office and the ability to interrogate data from spreadsheets and data bases
  • The ability to work unsociable hours including weekend work, and on call duty when required
  • The ability to work within the company’s ethos and key values

What you'll get in return

An unrivalled opportunity to work in a well-established and dynamic working environment supported by years of experience in the field.

  • Access to the Company’s pension scheme. The company will contribute up to 6%.
  • Access to the Company’s Employee Assistance program and Counselling.
  • Annual Leave.
  • Permanent contract.
  • Comprehensive learning & development program.
  • On-site parking.

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
Expiry Date
19th Oct, 2022