Social Care Leader


Job Description

Social Care Leader Permanent Full Time   
The role of the Team Leader is pivotal in supporting the coordination and management of community based services. Your role as Team Leader is to ensure that supports are provided in a way that enables the person to live the life of their choosing. You are required to manage a staff team and all aspects of the person's individualized service. This includes management of the person's home, health and safety and staff performance.
Reporting To:
You will report to the Support Broker on all aspects of your role. The role involves working one-to-one with the person in their home and with administration hours for the supervisory role.  Working hours: 140 hours per 4-week period, 35hr per week
Experience & Qualifications:  
       - Relevant third level qualification in the Health or Social Care sectors
e.g. BA (HONS) in Applied Social Studies/Social Care, Psychology, Social Work or an RNID/ RPN Nursing qualification.  
  • A minimum of 2 year's experience in a similar role in the Health/Social Care Sectors and or experience in working within the Mental Health Sector would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience of working in a person-centred service with people with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviour is essential.  
  • Able to demonstrate leadership, communication and team working skills.   
The successful candidate will:
  • Be a flexible and dynamic individual who will relate to people in a range of situations together with an understanding of and commitment to the principles of public accountability as they apply in the health service. 
  • Have a full clean driving licence. 
  • Fluency in verbal and written English is an essential requirement of this post.
  • A proven ability to lead and support teams
  • Have successfully completed a relevant management course or commitment to do so within a specific timeframe.
  • Promote community presence
To Apply
Email your CV to:   
Call: 065 6896231 for a confidential discussion

Social Care Worker

€ 15 - € 22 per hour



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