Social Care Worker

Location Carlow
Job-type Permanent
Salary €36,800 plus additional premiums
Contact Sarah Byrne
Email email Sarah
Reference J358584
Date Published about 1 month ago
TTM Healthcare Solutions have partnered with Attuned Programmes Ireland who are currently hiring social care workers for permanent whole-time contracts for their services in both After Care and Children Residential Homes in Carlow and Wicklow.

Attuned Programmes Ireland is a company responding to meet the needs of vulnerable young people with complex case histories, through community registered residential and aftercare supports and services.

Attuned Programmes Ireland recognises the inherent individuality of each young person with its primary focus being on meeting them where they are at' in a non-judgmental, non-confrontational manner that supports their developing independence through healthy social relationships wherein the staff team role model and engage with the young people in a lived environment.

General Job Description:

The role is to support young people in developing self-care and independent living skills while helping them to develop the capacity and opportunity to eventually live an independent life in the community.Attuned Programmes Ireland will provide you with in-depth induction, training and a developmental style of professional supervision that is in keeping with the ideology of the service while embracing the individuality of each staff member.

Employee Benefits:

  • Sunday and Bank holiday premium rates paid
  • Paid sick leave
  • Exclusive Trauma-informed and reflective practice training provided to all staff,
  • Paid well-being overnight retreats to promote self-care for all their staff.
  • Access to Education Fund
  • Model of care training
  • Monthly support meetings with our consultant Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist for all staff teams
  • PRSA scheme


  • Candidates for Social Care Workers must have a relevant qualification, at a minimum of a three-year QQI level 7 degree in Applied Social Studies and Professional Social Care or Social Care Practice.
  • The following degree level 7 minimum equivalences may be considered social work, youth and community, psychology, child and adolescent psychotherapy, nursing)
  • Proficient communication skills, IT skills, report writing and planning skills.
  • A full clean driving licence is desirable but not essential.
  • Candidates must also have a deep commitment to children and young peoples' rights and protection and enjoy working in a dynamic and at times challenging environment.
  • The ideal candidates will be highly motivated and have an interest in playing an active role in service development, while working within a structured and supportive team.

If you are interested in the above role, click apply now!

TTM Healthcare Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer