Barrog Healthcare: Residential Social Care Team Lead


The Company:

Barróg Healthcare is a family run organisation based in Dublin with services nationwide providing residential care and day packages nationwide to enable people who need support across the areas of mental health, disability, aftercare, transitional and mainstream social care. We pride ourselves on working to support and champion both our service user’s and staff and welcome applications from any person that feels they would be a good fit within our organisation. The right candidate for this role will strive to enhance the lives of the individuals by promoting their community inclusion and equal citizenship.

Job Title:  Residential Social Care Team Lead

Applications considered via: E-mail,

Application format: Please submit a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role and current CV for consideration

Contact for Informal Enquiries:

Salary: €17.50 per hour

Job Type: Full time, permanent.


  • Competitive starting salary
  • Promotion and development opportunities
  • Support for further education and training
  • Access to Cycle to Work Scheme and tax-free bus/Luas/rail/coach tickets
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Uniform provided
  • Pension scheme (PRSA)
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Discounted driving lessons

Purpose of Role: With a vibrant team and rapidly growing business supporting individuals and families Barróg Healthcare are looking for a candidate with considerable knowledge and experience of working in the field of residential and social care with at least 2 years’ experience of working in at least a social care grade with young people.

The Team Lead will assist the Residential Manager in the delivery of a quality ‘client focused’ residential service. They will have a role in the management and planning of entry and exiting of service, whilst supporting clients with varied within a person centred residential service. Implementing and ensuring HIQA regulations and standards while overseeing the delivery of a quality, customer focused service.

The Team lead will ensure that the individuals we support will be treated with dignity and respect, promoting a culture of unconditional positive regard and compassion at all times.

Principle Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • To manage the day to day delivery of a truly person centred service for all clients
  • To manage and provide support to staff team within the service maintaining staff rotas, training, leadership, supervision, support/care plans and communication across various staff shifts.
  • To document information and complete paperwork as deemed necessary for delivery of service to the clients
  • To liaise with families, and other personnel as directed by the Service Manager.

Essential Criteria, Qualifications and /Experience:

  • A Level 8 qualification in Social Care or a relevant field i.e. Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Youth and Community Work, Social Work, Social Sciences.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience working at least at a Social Care Grade in a children's residential centre or in the area of health and social care.
  • An understanding of the requirements for registration under the HIQA National Standards for Children’s Residential Services
  • A minimum of 1 years’ supervisory experience
  • Have proficient ICT skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Packages - Excel and Word and be familiar with an email package e.g. Outlook.
  • Full Clean Driver’s Licence
  • Permission to work in the Republic of Ireland

If you wish to apply for this post, please forward your CV along with a cover letter including the role you are applying for in the subject bar to .  All applications and enquiries will be replied to promptly.  A full job description for this role is available upon request.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Jun, 2022
Expiry Date
22nd Aug, 2022