Social Care Worker

€ 14 - € 14 per hour


Social care


Job Description

TTM Social Care have immediate vacancies on a Relief and Permanent basis for Qualified and Experienced Social Care Workers in Co. Kildare. These positions will involve working with both adults and children in residential and day services that present with various physical and intellectual disabilities. Successful candidates are required for an immediate start across in Kildare.
Role & Responsibilities:
•As a Social Care Worker you will enable service users realise their goals and achieve their identified priorities;
•You will provide support and act as an advocate for participation and inclusion in the community;
•You will create, promote and maintain a high standard of care to both children and adults ensuring a continuous contribution to the provision of a programme of stimulating activities;
•You will use positive approaches to support people who may have behaviours that challenge in line with the organisations practice;
•You will participate in all aspects of the running of the service including leisure activities, driving transport, escort duties, general cleaning and upkeep of the service;
•You will ensure that all relevant records within the unit are updated regularly.
The Ideal Candidate:
•Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience as a Social Care Worker working with clients presenting with various intellectual disabilities;
•You will be experienced and comfortable in dealing with challenging behaviours and be able to provide examples to demonstrate this.
•You will have a proven ability to interact successfully on a one to one basis with clients of various backgrounds & disabilities.
•You will have fluent written and spoken English and excellent report writing skills;
•You will be flexible to cover a range of day/night/sleepover shifts. You may also be called last minute to cover shifts as the need arises.
•You must be able to provide 3 industry related references to support your application.
•You must have the necessary permits in order to work in Ireland.
Qualifications – You must be able to provide certificates to supplement the below:
•Minimum of a Fetac Level 7 Degree in Applied Social Studies;
•Trained in the Management of Actual & Potential Aggression – (MAPA / CPI / NCI) – TTM regularly runs this 2 day course if you are not already trained;
•Child Protection / Children First training completed – TTM regularly runs this 1 day course if you are not already trained;
•Patient Manual Handling training – TTM regularly runs this 1 day course if you are not already trained;
•Safe Guarding Vulnerable Adults training – TTM regularly runs this 3 hour course if you are not already trained;
•Safe Administration of Medication training – TTM regularly runs this 1 day course if you are not already trained;
•Full Irish drivers licence;
To apply for the above position please send your CV to Laura Ryan at
Please note, due to the high volume of applications only people that match the above requirements will be contacted.

News & Blog