Team Leader – Co Kildare

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Job description

Team Leader – Social Care Residential

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 Team Leader you will be responsible for supporting the PIC while guiding, monitoring and leading the staff team.

Full-Time Permanent

Location: Kilcullen, Co Kildare

Salary: €40,764 – €48,465

The role

  • Overseeing the day-to-day activities of the frontline residential staff teams.
  • Providing leadership, coaching, oversight, supervision to staff.
  • Ensuring that all legislative, polices, and regulatory requirements (including Health & Safety Act and HIQA regulations and standards) are adhered to and complied with by continuous monitoring, inspection, and audit.
  • Taking part in regular house and residents’ meetings, documenting and organizing them.
  • Supporting recruitment and selection from the onboarding, induction, training, probation for frontline staff.

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 or in a relevant professional discipline.
  • At least 2 years management experience at a similar level of responsibility
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the health/social care or voluntary sector
  • Detailed understanding of developments at national and sectoral level in relation to quality and safety 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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