Person in Charge


Job Description

Role     Client Services Manager/Person in Charge
Location    Central Munster
Our client is a well  established  organisation providing a range of supports to service users with intellectual disabilities across Residential, Respite and Outreach settings in the central Munster area.   
They are currently seeking to employ a qualified Client Services Manager/Person in Charge to lead their successful and growing team who provide top level support and services across 2 residential units.
The primary function of the Client Services Manager is to promote, develop and implement the aims and objectives of the location in line with the company's strategic development plan.
This role provides an excellent opportunity to further develop and evolve ones career in conjunction with a growing and dynamic organisation.
Candidates will require the following qualifications and minimum experience requirements.
  • Qualification in Frontline Management.
  • BA in Applied Management (Non Profit) Human Services or HETAC Level 7 Qualification in Social Studies, Social Care, Applied Social Studies - Social Care, Training & Education - Supported Employment, Applied Social Studies (Disability) or foreign equivalent.  
  • Full clean Drivers licence. 
  • A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in the Intellectual Disability sector.
  • A minimum of 3 years Supervisory or Management experience.
  • Excellent leadership and motivation skills.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage budget and delivery of service excellence.
  • High initiative and integrity.
  • Must have knowledge of all relevant legislation and HIQA Standards and a proven ability to implement standards and regulations.
  4. Key Management and Operational responsibilities.
    • Responsible for the management of client care and the development of Individual Programmes of personal, vocational and social development for each client so as to ensure the highest quality and effective service delivery to the client subject to the overall direction and supervision of the Senior Services Manager.
    •  Delegate appropriate responsibility and authority to the level of staff within his/her control and consistent with effective decision making whilst retaining overall responsibility and accountability for outcome.
    •  Liaise with the families of the services user and other agencies involved in service provision, as appropriate
    • Ensure that the regulation concerning the ordering, storage, control and administration and recording of medicines and controlled drugs are adhered to by all staff in accordance with company policy and HIQA.
    •     Monitor & audit the delivery of care so as to establish that professional standards are being met, improved where possible and report serious problems that interfere with standards of client care to Senior services manager or other relevant personnel.
    • Responsible for the efficient, effective day to day management of the specified locations and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the
    • Clients subject to the overall direction and supervision of the Senior Services Manager
    •  To have an overall view of the workload, the experience and skill mix of staff and to allocate staff in a fair and equitable manner so as to ensure adequate cover to achieve continuity of care and a high standard of service delivery.
    •  Manage all monetary resources efficiently and effectively within agreed budgets to ensure the continuous quality improvement within the location and service. Ensure that all commodities used in and around the locations are sensibly conserved by all Staff Members
    •  Lead and implement change, review and amend patterns of work as necessary to make the best use of human and other resources.
    •  Exercise leadership to achieve high morale & staff motivation based on sound organisation, fair and clear relationships, good communication and personal accountability.
Please call Peter Clifford on 0656896210 or email to  to discuss and provide further information on the role and accompanying package details.

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