Social Care Worker (SCW) – Full time Day Shifts

Scope of the position

The Anne Sullivan Centre (ASC) located on Brewery Road, Stillorgan, Co Dublin provides residential, day and outreach expertise and care to people who are deafblind. We are a small organisation providing intensive professional support to individuals who are experiencing significant multi-sensory challenges. At present we are recruiting Social Care workers to join our small team.

As a Social Care Worker, you will be responsible for providing a safe, secure, homely environment where Residents can participate in community, educational and leisure activities. In addition, you will assist in enabling Residents make choices themselves and enjoy a lifestyle that fulfils their potential and expectations, bringing opportunity for new experiences. This is a key leadership position within ASC, supporting the Team Leader and holding responsibilities for effective and efficient service delivery, while supporting and driving quality initiatives.

It is a full-time role, with daytime roster requirements of 39 hours per week on average, worked over 7 days on a rolling rota. 12-hour shifts are in operation.

The full role description can be viewed here

Essential criteria

  • QQI Level 7 Degree/National Diploma in Social Care or an equivalent level 7 qualification in related discipline
  • Progressing with CORU Social Care Worker registration
  • Experience in implementing positive behaviour supports
  • Excellent working knowledge of regulatory compliance and HIQA Standards, Regulations, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults

Desirable criteria

  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Person centred rights focused
  • QQ1 Level 3 in Sign Language or a commitment to attaining same
  • Strong communication and good decision-making skills
  • Well-developed report writing skills (e.g. Accident/Incident report forms)
  • Positive risk taking
  • Good time management capabilities
  • Excellent team player, as well as having an ability to work effectively on own initiative
  • Be able to engage in and take responsibility for one’s own professional development (CPD)
  • Committed to assist with new staff induction/training and conduct regular supervisions

How to Apply

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