Social Care Leader



Social care



Job Description

Our Client is a large and established voluntary organisation providing a high standard of care for people with intellectual disabilities in residential , day and respite settings.  
The organisation are  seeking applications for the position of Residential Social Care Leader.
Salary 45000-51650 Euro.
The role is initially a 6-12 month contract but may well lead to permanency.
The manager will lead and be responsible for a residential unit with 4 service users and 12-14 staff.
The role requires the Leader to take complete responsibility for the effective running of the service in accordance with HIQA standards.
Ensuring a person centred approach to service delivery based on the priorities for each individual •
Ensuring each person supported receives a high quality, safe service, based on each person’s assessed needs •
Developing and building relationships with services users, families, advocates and the wider community •
Achieving and maintaining registration with HIQA •
The management, supervision, coaching and development of the staff team •
The implementation of policies and procedures •
Budget management •
Day to day management of health and safety within the services
Candidate Requirements: •
Knowledge and experience of working with people with intellectual disabilities and Autism •
Experience of working in a designated centre, familiar with applicable regulations and a comprehensive working knowledge of the role of Person in Charge •
An appropriate 3rd level qualification in Social Care, or equivalent •
Relevant management qualification is desirable •
A minimum of 3 years management experience in the social care sector •
Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills
Salary Scale: Social Care Leader
Full clean driver’s license and use of / access to a car is required for all positions



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