Social Care Leader


Job Description

Social Care Leader  
We are recruiting for an experienced Social Care Leader to manage a residential unit in Tallaght for an Intellectual disability service.    
The position of Social Care Leader is an existing role within the organisations residential services. The role will operate at a middle management level, and as such the position holder will be expected to operate with low levels of supervision and in a consultative manner with their line manager when key decisions are being made.     
Social Care Leaders are responsible for ensuring that support, training, supervision and personal assistance to people with learning disabilities is provided in an appropriate manner. Their role is to support persons with learning disabilities in self-care and independent living activities and help them to lead self-directed lives of active participation in and contribution to community life.    
Under the direction of the Team Coordinator, the position holder will be expected to ensure that care & services received are person centred and delivered in an effective supportive manner.    
Candidates will need :
minimum Level 7 Degree in Social Care or equivalent and a QQI level 6 qualification in Management   
OR a level 8 ( honours)  degree in Social Care
minimum 3 years in a supervisory position ( PPIM or deputy/assistant manager)  
Driver's licence will be essential as well
Salary -  €45,960 with premiums for out of hours and weekends.    
Sleepover shifts will be required and Social Care Leaders will form part of the roster for the Unit.    
This is an excellent opportunity for a current social Care leader or a deputy looking to step up to join a well established HSE funded organisation    
Don't delay!!  email your CV today to or contact Andre at 0860209074 for more information