Support Worker – The Salvation Army – York House – Dublin

Working in York House can be challenging but it is also deeply rewarding and satisfying. If you are enthusiastic, motivated, resilient, flexible and compassionate with a passion for supporting people and ensuring that our service users enjoy the highest quality of life we want to hear from you. The successful applicant will be expected to work in sympathy with the spiritual principles of The Salvation Army.

The Role:
Working in a professional role and environment, core responsibilities include:
Provision of continuum of care through individualised, client led care plan.
Responsibility for keyworking a diverse caseload of clients
Adherence to key working, use of PASS, housing needs assessment, care and case management protocols
Ensuring Housing Needs Assessment (HNA) is completed and processed by the relevant local authority as appropriate
Advocating with Local Authorities on clients behalf
Identification of appropriate move on options
Addressing barriers to access
Workshop facilitation
Administrative tasks; report writing, maintenance of accurate statistics, client case notes, PASS, HNA’s, activity reports and support planning
Ensuring effective handovers and information transmission

About You:
A recognised third level qualification to degree level in one of the following areas: Social Studies, Psychology, Addiction, Youth Work, Social Care
At least two years’ experience working in a social care field working with disadvantaged people
Knowledge of housing services and management
Ability to assist in assessments, care planning and client reviews
Knowledge in care planning/case management
Commitment to Health & Safety
Capable of effectively managing challenging behaviour
Facilitating physical and mental well being
Diligent and conscientious
Commitment to effective professional practice

What we offer:
Competitive Salary
23 Annual Leave Days pro rata
A Rota that Compliments Work/Life Balance
Excellent Training
Pension Scheme
Opportunities for Career Progression
Please see Job Description and Application Form attached below.

To apply:
Please return completed application form to

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