Social Care Worker - Monkstown Cork

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    Care Worker
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    Charities & Not For Profit
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Social Care Worker | Monkstown Cork | Full Time fixed term

Your new company
Your new company provide innovative and tailored services though their Residential, Community Support Services and Therapeutic Services for over 18 years. All their services incorporate therapeutic assessment frameworks, and all their policies are underpinned with the relative legislative and best practice guidelines. Working proudly in partnership with the Child & Family Agency (TUSLA), to implement individualised care packages to maximise the outcomes for the children and young people in their care.
Providing a high-quality care to children throughout their services. With the supervision of company Consultant Psychiatrist, your new company strive to implement therapeutic and clinical approaches to meet the needs of the young people who they are afforded the opportunity to care for. A highly skilled and experienced staff group is the key to being able to successfully intervene in a positive and creative manner. They offer an attractive and competitive salary package with a reflective pay scale depending on your experience and incremental increases every 18 months, an inclusive work ethic where all members of staff are key players in the development and growth of the young people in care and offer the opportunity to work in a supportive and positive environment.

Your new role
As part of your new role as a social care worker you will be an active part of a care team to with the main goal of ensuring the best possible outcomes for the young people in your care.
To promote teamwork, perform administrative duties as required and to perform key working roles when selected to do so / required.
To take part in the company’s Performance Development Plan through full participation in the annual assessment and appraisals.
Responsibilities to the young person. To collaborate directly with the young person in the residential centre, ensuring their needs are met through a variety of activities as dictated by the placement plan, Individual Crisis Management Plan and other relevant guidelines.
To build professional relationships and effective communication with the young people while acting as a role model for them.
To collaborate with the Person in Charge to ensure that on admission to our service young people are provided with all the information they might require and to welcome them and make them feel at home.
To use house meetings to improve the care services provided to the young people. To encourage and help the young people to maintain contact with their families, where proper, and following their placement plan

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in your new role, you will hold a minimum of a level 7 or Level 8 Degree in Social Care or related field or the following relevant equivalent qualifications must be at a minimum of a level 7 in Nursing / Psychiatric Nursing Psychology, Teaching Social Science Youth & Community Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy Social Work. In addition to this, you will have experience in working in a Social Care supportive role, ideally with children and teenagers is a community support setting, in either a residential or day service. Willingness to work 24-hour shift patter (15+9) . Full driving licence advantage not essential.

What you'll get in return
In return you will receive the opportunity to work with one if Irelands leading providers in support services for the young members of society in need of personal development and growth. You will be working with a company who emphasise growth, development and training of all its staff, a competitive salary which offers an attractive employment package which includes: 27 days annual leave, Weekend and Bank Holiday Premiums, Death in Service Insurance Cover *, Maternity Payment *, Compassionate Leave *,Career Breaks * and Counselling to name a few. *Subject to Terms & Conditions

What you need to do now
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