Supervisor – Catholic Institute for Deaf People – St Joseph’s House

The role of Supervisor is to lead the Care Staff and be part of the care team. The supervisor will ensure that residents individual personal and social care needs are met on a daily basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:
To oversee all aspects of the direct care provision to meet the assessed needs of individual residents, which may include:

Planning of the Daily Shift
Allocating staff to specific resident groups with specific tasks
Ensuring adequate staffing levels at all times and organising cover where required
Ensuring residents are appropriately supervised based on their dependency needs
To ensure all daily documentation is completed by the end of each shift
To liaise with the nurses on a daily basis regarding residents
Assisting where needed in personal care
Overseeing and helping where necessary in the serving of meals, ensuring that each resident receives the meal or diet that he or she has requested and is suitable for his or her needs
Assisting with the Admission/Discharge process for both permanent and respite residents including listing of resident’s property and clothing on day of arrival and departure
Ensure any changes to resident care is documented in the care plan and is reflective in the care provided
Reporting immediately to Management any accident or incident which may occur, to a resident, member of staff or a visitor
Maintaining confidentiality at all times in line with CIDP policies
Fully participate in and meet required standards of training deemed appropriate to the role
To be fully aware of health and safety standards and ensure compliance with same
The foregoing should not be considered exhaustive

Key Requirements:
Level 7 degree in Social Care
FETAC Level 3 – Sign Language
Professional Knowledge

Knowledge of Residential Care legislation including HIQA’s National Standards for Residential
Service for Children and Adults with Disabilities, and others as applicable

Demonstrate sound knowledge of adults with disabilities
Previous experience in care of adults in a residential care setting
Good literacy skills
Computer, organisational and reporting skills
Core Aptitudes

Must be of the caring nature, sympathetic to the needs of all the residents
Have good communication and interpersonal skills

Previous experience with Adults in a Residential Setting

Any interested applicants should forward their CV and a short covering letter stating their suitability for the role. Please email by Monday 20 November 2017.

Related Job Ads: