Social Care Worker


Job Description

Relief Children’s Support Worker
We are recruiting for Children’s Support Worker To provide support to children in across all services within Women's and Children's Refuge service, on a one-to-one basis, in families and in a group setting.
Essential Requirements
Child care specific degree or applied social studies degree
Minimum of 2 years’ experience working directly with children in a social care setting to include a minimum of 1 year post qualification experience.
Ability to assess the support needs of children.
Ability to develop individual child support plans.
Clear understanding and analysis of social justice, domestic violence and other gender-based forms of violence against women and the impacts it has on women and children’s lives.
Clear understanding of child welfare and protection issues and structures.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, to include IT.
Demonstrated ability to use own initiative.
Effective in working as part of team.
Knowledgeable on children’s rights issues.
Good understanding of the issues in relation to domestic or gender based violence and the impact on children and young people.
Maintains appropriate boundaries with service users.
Full driving licence and access to car.
Experience of working with women and children affected by Domestic Violence.
Interviews are happing week beginning 22/05
Please contact Andre at with an updated cv, if interested, to be considdered and shortlisted for interview  

Social Care Manager

€ 50,000 - € 55,000 per annum

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