Social Care Worker




Job Description

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
Please note, due to the high volume of applications only people that match the above requirements will be contacted.

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