Current Social Care Vacancies

Are you a kind, supportive person who enjoys working as part of a close-knit team?

If so, we would love to hear from you, for the following positions:

Social Care Worker (SCW) – Full time Day Shifts

Scope of the position

As a Social Care Worker, you will be responsible for providing a safe, secure, homely environment where (Adult) Service Users can participate in community, educational and leisure activities. In addition, you will assist in enabling (Adult) Service Users make choices and enjoy a lifestyle that fulfils their potential and expectations, bringing opportunity for new experiences. This is a key leadership position within ASC, 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. (Work pattern based on 12 hour shifts during Covid)

Essential criteria

  • QQI Level 7 Degree in Social Care or a degree in a related discipline
  •  A minimum of one years’ experience in a Residential Care
  • Experience in implementing positive behaviour support programmes
  • Excellent working knowledge of regulatory compliance and HIQA Standards, Regulations, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Duty of Care and the HSE Report “New Directions”

 

Desirable criteria

  •  Proven leadership capabilities
  •  Person centered and 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
  • Committed to on-going Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
  •  Committed to participating in regular supervisions
  • MAPA, Fire Safety, Safeguarding, PBS and Manual Handling training completed and up to date

 

See the Full Job Description here for more details

How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter via email to recruitment@annesullivancentre.ie General Enquiries can be made to Louise Smyth – HR on 01 2898339/086 8313965

 

The Anne Sullivan Centre is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Why work at the Anne Sullivan Centre?

We are a specialized and unique service that supports people who are deafblind:

  • 1:1 Staffing allows for highly individualised person-centred support.
  • Residential, day and community based services.
  • Full time, part time, waking night and relief contracts available.
  • Diverse staff, roles and experience.
  • Full multidisciplinary team.

We follow the dreams of those we support:

In the past year the people we support have:

  • Had the courage to take their first flight alone.
  • Participated in the Women’s Mini Marathon
  • Holidayed abroad in Wales, Edinburgh and London
  • Taken a helicopter ride over Dublin.
  • Started their own garden.

We invest in our staff’s ongoing professional development.

This year we have provided staff with training in:

  • Irish Sign Language
  • Alternative and Augmented Communication systems
  • Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)
  • Safe Administration of medication
  • Assisted Decision Making
  • Keyworking skills
  • Working with families.

With the support of our external CPD programme staff have achieved:

  • An MSc. in Communication and Deafblindness through the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
  • Practice Certificates in Multi-Element Behavior Support through the Callan Institute.
  • Level 7 Qualification in Multisensory Impairment through the University of Birmingham
  • CPD Certificates including Relational Trauma; Understanding Self Harm and Augmented Communication among others.

Other benefits include:

  • HIQA registered
  • A generous pension  company double staff contribution.
  • Paid training days.
  • 20 days certified sick pay
  • Person and family friendly organisation.
  • A culture of openness and collaboration