Social Care Leader

Location Wicklow
Job-type Permanent
Salary €38,650 to €41,836 (incremental scale)
Contact Sarah Byrne
Email email Sarah
Reference J363008
Date Published 8 months ago
TTM Healthcare Solutions are hosting a Recruitment Open Day supporting Odyssey Social Care who are hiring Social Care Leaders who are interested in working with children seeking International Protection in Co. Wicklow.

Odyssey Social Care's Team will provide Social Care Leaders with opportunities to interview on the day.

Date: 12th of Octtober 2023
Time: 09:30am - 4pm
Location: Arklow Bay Conference & Leisure Hotel, Sea Rd, Arklow, Co. Wicklow Y14 DX02
Registration: Click apply now and speak with Sarah Byrne to register your place!


The Social Care Leaders are responsible for taking a key role in the provision of a service aimed at meeting the needs of children and young people looked after by Odyssey Social Care. The Social Care Leaders act as models for the rest of the Team in delivering childcare to the children being looked after in the house. While reporting to the Social Care Manager / Deputy Manager and following their direction in terms of the childcare, they contribute their experience and skills to creatively designing childcare packages which meet the needs of the children in the house.

What Odyssey Social Care Offer:
•Attractive salary ranging from €38,650 to €41,836
•A rostering system focused on ensuring a work/life balance
•Company pension scheme
•Health insurance scheme
•Life Assurance (DIS)
•Core Professional Training provided free of charge in a range of subjects
•The best career progression opportunities in the sector
•A clear and defined pathway to management
•Education Assistance Grants
•Best in sector pathway to higher management roles
•Team Building Activities
•Cycle to Work Scheme
•Refer a Friend Bonus Available

Qualification Requirements:
•A minimum Level 7 qualification in Social Care (preferred) or a relevant alternative*
*Relevant alternative qualifications include:
•Psychology (Level 8), and Level 7 in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Counselling / Psychotherapy, Addiction Counselling, Youth and Community Work, Social Sciences / Social Studies, Family Support, Disability Studies, Applied Behavioural Analysis, Early Years Care (U12 centres only), BA Applied Policing, Higher Certificate in Custodial Care, Teaching and Nursing.
•A full, clean, manual driving license, valid in Ireland.
•Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
•Knowledge of the key elements of effective team working
•Knowledge of the Irish National Standards in Children's Residential Centre's.

Required Experience:
•Experience of working with teenagers with challenging behaviour.
•Experience of working in a team
•Experience of working in services within which Therapeutic Crisis Intervention is used.
•Minimum 2 years relevant post qualification experience which must include 2 years' experience of working at social care grade with children/young persons.

If you meet the above criteria and would like to support children seeking international protection, click apply now and arrange a call with Sarah Byrne, TTM Healthcare Solutions.


TTM Healthcare Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer