Job Description

Director of Services
Kildare based with travel throughout the service in Dublin North and South.
  • Appropriate qualification for the sector
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • High proficiency in the use of MS Office suite and the use and of risk management systems such as Q Pulse
  • Full, clean, driving licence for the purpose of travelling for work purposes
  • Minimum of five years post graduate experience working in the social care sector at management level.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the autism/intellectual disability sector
Professional Knowledge:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Health Act, 2007 Regulations and any standards or government publications on the provision for day and residential services in the autism/ Disability sector
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge and clinical practice together with future trends in people with autism
  • Show evidence of current legislative policies pertinent to people with autism/ intellectual disability
Key Duties of the Director of Services:
  • Ensure that the provision of a high standard of care and service to the service users and families consistent with the mission, vision, values and strategic plan.
  • Be responsible for the Strategy, Vision and Strategic Development within the company and communicate these to all members.
  • Support the Director of Finance to locate and secure various sources of funding.
  • Undertake the role and responsibility of the Provider Nominee, as outlined in the Health Act 2007
  • Encourage recognition of the service user as an individual; ensuring service users' needs and comfort are given priority
  • Oversee the organisation and management of the service provision
  • Take a lead on operational and service development for the company
Reporting Relationships: The Director of Services reports directly to the CEO
Direct Reports: The following staff report directly to the Director of Services
  • Regional Managers
  • Quality & Safety Manager
  • Manager of Clinical Services
The Director of Services will provide leadership and management support in the development and delivery of a range of services underpinned by our core values.
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