Social Care Worker – Kildare

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Job description

Social Care Worker

Allied Health Careers is working with a well-established organization that provides person-centered services to adults with intellectual disabilities, ensuring that everyone has equal respect and opportunities in life so that all may be able to fulfil their potential. As a Social Care Worker you must have the ability to work with people with an intellectual disability, being responsible for the overall growth and direction of the residents.

This is a full-time permanent role.

The Role

  • Developing and implement appropriate training, leisure, social, and personal activities for individuals within the service area.
  • Ensuring that all legislative, policies and regulatory requirements (HIQA) are adhered to and complied with.
  • Person centered approach to service delivery, meeting the practical, physical, and emotional needs of residents.
  • Assisting service users with activities to achieve their highest level of functioning, to maintain their independence and/or to improve skills that will make them more independent.

The person

  • A minimum of a Level 7 on the QQI Framework – BA in Social Care Studies or equivalent relevant qualification in Health or Social Care.
  • At least 1 years’ experience of working with vulnerable adults or adults with intellectual disabilities.
  • Detailed understanding of developments at national and sectoral level in relation to Social care within disability services.
  • Proficient IT skills relevant to the role, to include Microsoft Office Excel, Word, SharePoint, OneDrive & Teams.
  • A full driver’s license is an essential requirement

The benefits

  • Competitive salary, with Sunday and Bank Holiday premiums
  • Pay scales
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Work/life balance
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Paid mandatory training
  • Paid travel expenses

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