Person in Charge (PIC) – Social Care Job – Kilkenny – Permanent – €53k plus prem

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Specialism

    Care Worker
  • Industry

    Healthcare & Medical
  • Pay

    €53k + Premiums

Person in Charge (PIC) – Social Care Job – Kilkenny – Permanent – €53k plus premiums

Your new company
Your new company helps adults with intellectual disabilities and other special needs to live fulfilled lives for 70 years. Your new company offers homes and centres to provide care in a multifaceted approach to development, incorporating people’s physical and psychological needs. Your company believes everyone can bring unique skills capable of improving the lives of service users.

Your new role
As the new PIC you will be responsible for the development and management of the service. You will report to your Area Services Manager and will be the and will be committed to achieving the highest standards of excellence and the delivery of continuous improvement in standards, safety, quality and service delivery in line with the organisational and regional team objectives as well as HIQA standards. This is a pivotal role within the organisation and is a full-time, permanent position. You must demonstrate the capacity to lead and develop services, effectively manage a team and undertake the responsibility of risk management, safety and compliance. You will be supported by your Line Manager in providing supervision, support and training to staff in your service.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed in your new role, you will have recent and relevant management experience, creating rosters and managing staff. You will have a Level 7 qualification in Social Care or a related field, as well as a Post Graduate certification desirably in Social Care Management. In addition to this, you will have demonstrated skills in leading a team, and excellent time management skills.
  • A minimum of 3 years management experience within the disability, broad personal social services or healthcare sector.
  • Strategic leadership and people management skills and experience.
  • Knowledge of current policy and developments in the disability sector.
  • Knowledge of the HIQA Inspection process and completion and monitoring of Action Plans to acceptance by HIQA.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the National Standards for Residential Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Trust in Care and Adult Safeguarding.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written), able to effectively communicate at all levels and strong report writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships internally and externally.
  • Have good time management skills and ability to delegate tasks fairly.
  • In possession of the necessary documentation to work and live in the Republic of Ireland and able to speak & write English fluently.
  • A clean driving licence and willing to travel for work using own vehicle.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will be given the opportunity to grow and progress in a well-established and lively working environment. An unrivalled opportunity to lead a high calibre team to achieve success within an established service where their aim is to ensure that each person they support achieves their optimum potential.
  • Competitive salary
  • Pay scales
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Work/life balance
  • Paid annual leave
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Employee Assist Programme offering advice and counselling
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Paid mandatory training
  • Paid travel expenses

What you need to do now
If you are interested in this role or would like to have a confidential conversation about your career and the next steps then please contact us today. Send us your CV and a little about what you are looking for and we will arrange a call to discuss what you want. #1097947

Talk to Kayleigh Compton, the specialist consultant managing this position

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