Social Care Workers – St. Michael’s House

St. Michael’s House is a community based organisation committed to providing a quality service and high standard of living to people with an intellectual disability. We are looking for Social Care Workers, with a true interest in making a difference to the lives of people with an intellectual disability.

Vacancies exist for full-time and part-time, 3 year fixed term Social Care Worker positions. These positions are in residential units based primarily in the areas of Raheny, Donabte and Donaghmede.

The successful candidate will assist in the day to day running of a community based residential home, including promotion of quality service which is client centred within a multi-disciplinary environment.

Key duties associated with the role:
Support people who use the service
Promote and nurture person centred planning using key worker systems and shared goal setting, maintaining confidentiality at all times
Identify supports and work in partnership with the individual, their family and other supports as outlined within individual plans.

Essential Criteria for Applicants:
Have a minimum of 12 month post qualification experience working and supporting people with Intellectual Disabilities
Full Clean Driver’s Licence
Experience working with Challenging Behaviour
Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Experience of report writing

Essential Qualifications required:
Qualifications required:
QQI Level 7 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Social Studies (Disability) – Open Training College
Level 7 award in Social Care/Studies delivered by an Institute of Technology, DIT or National University of Ireland
A qualification received outside the State recognised by NARIC as equivalent to the Irish Level 7 award.
Please note that a panel will be formed from this campaign to fill any future vacancies in residential services. Interviews for these positions will be conducted using specifically developed competencies. These will be given to candidates who are called for interview.

Salary Scale: Successful candidates will be paid in line with 2017 HSE revised consolidated Social Care Worker pay scale.

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday November 29th 2017

Only candidates short listed for interview will be contacted.

To apply:
Please email cover Letter and C.V to Please also include a valid email address as this is the way you will be contacted for interview.

It is hoped that interviews will be held in both late November and early December with the hope of commencing successful candidates in mid to late January 2018.

St. Michael’s House is an equal opportunities employer.

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