Barróg Healthcare: Residential Social Care Manager, Person in Charge (PIC) – Kildare Town

Barróg Healthcare

Residential Social Care Manager, Person in Charge (PIC) – Kildare Town

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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. Our programmes are built around our central philosophy; to embrace the possibilities for each person in our care and work with support agencies and local community groups to grow and foster independence towards an outcome of social interaction and purposeful contribution, celebrating the best of each person’s ability. 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.

The Package

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

Purpose of role:

  • To ensure that all care practices comply with relevant childcare legislation, National Standards for Children’s Residential Centres, and best practice.
  • To manage the home so as to meet as far as possible the expressed needs of the individual young person, and to promote positive outcomes for them.
  • To ensure that individual care plans are developed, implemented, and monitored in accordance with agreed standards.
  • To attend and contribute to planning meetings, statutory reviews, management team meetings and other meetings as required, representing the Home in a positive fashion and where necessary, acting as an advocate for the child and their family.
  • To ensure monthly summary reports/weekly reports on Children’s placements are provided to the Social Worker and other relevant parties.
  • To organize and manage staff on a day-to-day basis in order to maintain 24 hours staff cover and
  • To provide professional supervision to staff and participate in staff appraisal in accordance with Barróg Healthcare policies and procedures.
  • Provide support for the day and night staff teams, the manager will be expected to work a variety of different shifts of differing lengths as set out in work rosters – including participation in the out of hours on-call service.
  • Carry out administrative and financial procedures in accordance with the policies and procedures of Barróg Healthcare.

Eligibility Criteria

Qualifications and /Experience.

A Level 8 qualification in Social Care.
And: A minimum of 5 years' experience working at least at a Social Care Grade in a children's residential centre
And: A management qualification suitable for health or social care setting
And: An understanding of the requirements for registration under HIQA National Standards
And: A minimum of 1 years’ experience of managing a team
And: The requisite knowledge and ability for the proper discharge of the duties of the role
And: Candidates must have a suitable standard of professional attainments.
And: Have proficient ICT skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Packages - Excel and Word and be familiar with an email package e.g. Outlook.
And: Full Clean Driver’s Licence
And: Permission to work in the Republic of Ireland

All roles subject to Garda Vetting, overseas security clearance and reference checks.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Jan, 2023
Kildare Town
Expiry Date
23rd Mar, 2023