Job Details: SOS Kilkenny: Relief Social Care Workers


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
SOS Kilkenny: Relief Social Care Workers
[SOS Kilkenny]

SOS KILKENNY CLG

RELIEF SOCIAL CARE WORKERS

JOB TITLE: Relief Social Care Workers in Residential Services
supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual
Disabilities. (Ref to be quoted on applications: (Ref SCWR**Apply on
the website**)

JOB LOCATION(S): Kilkenny City Residential Locations

REPORTING TO: Residential Manager / Team Leader

CONTRACT TYPE/HOURS: Relief positions to cover annual leave, sick
leave and other absences as and when required. Shift, Evening,
Overnight and Weekend work are requirements for these positions.

SALARY Linked to HSE Social Care Worker Rate.

ROLE:

_(THIS IS NOT AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL DUTIES BUT IS RATHER A GUIDE
TO THE ROLE)._

* Responsibility to work as part of a team to assist the people we
support to lead a full life as contributing members in their own
communities.
* Work as part of the team with the line manager in ensuring that
service objectives are met and reviewed so as to maintain, improve and
develop the service.
* Promote resident involvement, consultation and participation.
* To manage risk in a systematic way that is embedded in a culture
of safety, welfare and quality of life for residents.
* To support residents to have an enjoyable and fulfilling home
life.

PERSONAL PROFILE

_EDUCATION & TRAINING:_

* Degree in Social Care, Social Studies, Nursing, Youth and Community
Studies, Psychology or Social Work or other relevant qualification at
degree level.

_EXPERIENCE:_

* Working with individuals with intellectual disability/complex needs
a distinct advantage.
* Experience in delivering low arousal approaches in a person
centered environment.

_KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:_

* Awareness of key worker role & philosophy of supporting people with
intellectual disabilities
* Knowledge of Health Act **Apply on the website**, HIQA and
National Standards.
* Excellent communication skills with proven ability to develop
positive relationships with a variety of stakeholders in particular
the people we support.
* Computer literacy
* Full Driving Licence is desirable.

_COMPETENCIES AND VALUES:_

* Human Rights Based Approach.
* Resilience, Positive Attitude & Openness to Change.
* Effective Communication & Working Relationships.
* Planning and Organising.
* Innovation, Creativity & Problem Solving.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants should e-mail an up to date Curriculum Vitae to
**Apply on the website**. PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE
ACCEPTED IF THE ABOVE REFERENCE IS NOT QUOTED.


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Health

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