Social Care Worker

Competitive

Meath

Temporary

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Job Description

IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE FOR SOCIAL CARE WORKERS
 
TTM Social Care have immediate vacancies on a Relief and Permanent basis for Qualified and Experienced Social Care Workers in Meath and North Dublin. The position will involve working with both adults and children in a residential environment in mainstream and disability settings.
Successful candidates are required for an immediate start across Meath and North Dublin.
 
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 challenging behaviour in line with Organisational 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 2 years experience as a Social Care Worker in the area of mainstream care and also have experience working with clients presenting with an intellectual disability.
-They will be experienced and comfortable in dealing with challenging behaviours and be able to provide examples to demonstrate this.
-They will have a proven ability to interact successfully on a one to one basis with clients of various backgrounds & disabilities.
-Will have fluent written and spoken English and excellent report writing skills.
-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;
-Have Child Protection / Children First training completed – TTM regularly runs this 1 day course if you are not already trained;
-Patient Manual Handling training – TTM regularily runs this 1 day course if you are not already trained;
-Full Irish drivers licence;
-First Aid is an advantage;
-Medication training is an advantage;
 
To apply for the above position please send your CV to Edel Hassett at ehassett@ttmhealthcare.com
 
Please note, due to the high volume of applications only people that match the above requirements will be contacted.
 
 
 
 

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