Permanent - Social Care Worker - Residential Service - Dublin
Your new company
Your new company has been dedicated to tackling homelessness for individuals and families across Ireland for nearly 40 years. By offering client centred services, you company has assisted those most at risk of marginalisation and isolation in Ireland to better their lives. Your new company values dignity, empowerment and social justice and is on a mission to end homelessness. With a non-judgmental, trauma-informed approach, your company understands the complex interplay of the factors that contribute to homelessness, including addiction and psychological needs.
Your new role
The Social Care Worker will provide support to young people and their families by treating them with respect and empathy and providing an atmosphere that always has an unconditional positive regard. You will liaise with family members, other agencies, significant others, and members of the MDT team on their behalf when required. You will promote the rights and responsibilities of each young person; as well as their physical, social, emotional, and ethnic welfare. You will provide effective care and support by acknowledging the challenges the young people face and dealing with situations sensitively. You will assess the needs of the young people in your care, advocate on their behalf and provide support in making appropriate referrals.
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful as a Social Care Worker you will have a QQI level 7 qualification in Social Care, Youth and Family Studies or another related field. You will have 2 years of relevant experience. You will have availability to work Monday to Sunday with flexibility for unsociable hours. You should have good written, oral and IT skills. You will also have adequate awareness of policy and legislation to ensure a high standard of delivery of service.
What you'll get in return
As a new Social Care Worker, you will receive a competitive salary with increments as you progress within the company. Access to a Wellness Program, Employee Assistance Program, continued Learning and Development and provision of financial support for upskilling and qualifications. You will also have access to the Cycle to Work Scheme and the Transportation Tax Saver Scheme. You will receive necessary trainings to develop your skills with scope for professional development and movement within the organisation. You will gain invaluable and transferable experience from veteran teams across Dublin city.
What you need to do now
If you are interested in this role or would like to have a confidential discussion about your career and your next steps, then please contact Becky with your CV. Alternatively, if you would like to know about other opportunities that suit you, send us your CV and a little about what you are looking for and we will arrange a call to discuss what you want.