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Care Manager - Dun Laoghaire
Arising from continued expansion, our client is looking to recruit a full-time Care Manager to join its growing team in Dun Laoghaire.  The Care Manager will report to the Director of Care Management.  This is a great opportunity to join a growing company at an exciting stage in its development. The successful candidate would be joining a friendly team who work hard in a supportive environment.  
The main functions of the role are:
Assessing the homecare needs of new Clients and communicating the benefits of our service in a professional and reassuring manner  Dealing with fellow healthcare professionals in hospital and community settings  Creating and documenting Client Care plans   Initiating the service to Client's by matching Carers with the preferred expertise and profile   Conducting Client Risk Assessments and overseeing the Quality of the service  Interviewing and recruiting potential Carers   Providing ongoing support for 'existing clients' managing medical and HSE-related matters  Participation in on-call rota (one week in four approximately).
 
Candidates should be a qualified nurse (An Bord Altranais or equivalent).  
 
In addition, the ideal candidate should possess most of the following:
- Experience or a strong interest in working with the elderly in a community setting.  
- The ability to multitask, to work under pressure and to use their own initiative.  
- Capable of prioritising and problem solving and they should have excellent attention to detail.  
- Be confident communicators and have the ability to influence and reassure people of all
  backgrounds.  
- An energetic and positive demeanour and an ability to judge situations and people and to think on      
 their feet.  
- Knowledge of the health and social challenges facing the elderly, and previous experience in the
  homecare sector would be a distinct advantage.  
- HR / Recruitment experience would be a bonus but not essential.
 
The office hours are 9:00 - 5:00pm Monday to Friday.  Salary is €40,000 - €45,000 negotiable depending on experience. + annual bonus related to the performance of the business + Company Car.
Company Profile:  An owner-managed Homecare company providing Carers to older people in their own homes throughout South Dublin. We provide care and support to people at home and our services range from full or part time companionship, personal care, specialised Dementia and/or live-in care.  We are a HSE Approved Service Provider.

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