Social Care Manager & Day Services Care Coordinator – Grangebeg Camphill Community

This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career, securing a management position in an expanding organisation, focusing on the areas of intellectual, physical and sensory disabilities and mental health. The ideal person for this role will demonstrate strong management and leadership experience in particular with people with intellectual disabilities, offering person centred supports. Immediate start is available subject to Garda and Reference Checks being cleared.

Key Accountabilities & Duties
Governance and Leadership
Operational Management
Financial Stewardship
Partnership Working and Networking
Personal Attributes

Essential Qualifications & Experience
Third level qualification in Social Care or Nursing
Candidates must have experience with HIQA’s regulations and meet the minimum criteria as outlined in HIQA’s guidance document related to regulation 14….
Minimum of 3 years senior management experience at a similar level of responsibilities
Minimum of 5 years experience in the health/social care or voluntary sector
Experience of successful initiation and delivery of projects
Worked effectively and creatively with a range of stakeholders
Line management and people management skills
Experience with business planning, change management, monitoring, budgeting, report writing and financial monitoring
Good knowledge of statutory guidelines, regulations and relevant legislation
The ideal person will have the following attributes;

Excellent interpersonal skills with active listening skills
Organisational sensitivity
Leadership skills – ability to lead a small but dedicated team of employees and volunteers
Flexible and creative
Enthusiasm, dynamism and creativity with resiliency and ability to work under pressure
Planning and organisational skills
Full job description available on request.

Care Coordinator – Day Services
This is a new job opportunity available due to the expansion and development of the community and our services and offers an immediate start based on appropriate Garda Vetting and Reference Checks being completed.

The person we engage in this role will be flexible and available to work in with people in our residential and day support services. Having experience of working in the field of Intellectual Disability support and being a social care degree program graduate would be a distinct advantage however a minimum requirement would be to have a qualification at QQI Level 5 Qualification in a social care related discipline. A qualification in community education, being a trained trainer, having particular skills strengths and familiar with key-working and person centred planning would be distinct advantages for being successfully chosen.

There may be some outreach work required in this role.

Full Job Description Available on Request
If you become an employee of Camphill Grangebeg you will join a vibrant and growing community. This, complemented with good terms and conditions including family friendly policies, generous holidays and competitive salary, ensure that a job with us will not only be fulfilling but offer you a good work-life balance.

You will be required to undergo Garda Vetting and to provide 3 written references from previous employers.
Please send your most up to date detailed CV with a cover letter telling us about yourself, which position you are interested in and why you would like to work at Camphill Grangebeg to:
Or by post to:
Grangebeg Camphill Community, Park Lane, Near Dunlavin, Co. Kildare

Closing Date: Monday 25th of September 2017@ 5pm

Informal Enquiries Very Welcome to: John Farrelly, Social Care Manager(PiC) on 045 406050/087 2466892

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