Deputy Manager – Three Steps

Three Steps
Three Steps is a privately owned business providing therapeutic residential care to children, young people and vulnerable adults. Our qualified Social Care teams deliver multidisciplinary assessment and intervention, underpinned by highly skilled and experienced Therapeutic Support Consultants.

Most of the young people and adults placed with Three Steps have a complex combination of emotional, behavioural, family and mental health needs. We believe that everyone has the ability to change and to flourish. Each individual in our care has strengths and skills that can be nurtured and our teams work to support these.

Deputy Manager
We are seeking an effective, dedicated Deputy Manager to support our Social Care team in the running of one of our residential care homes which is located near Tallaght / Brittas, Co. Dublin.

The Deputy Manager performs two key duties, namely supporting the Manager in the management of the home as necessary in line with the requirements of the home, and delivering Team Leader duties with hands-on support for the team of Social Care Workers.

The successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to and experience in some of the tasks associated with the management of a residential care home whilst continuing to provide one-to-one care for our service users.

A detailed job spec is available on our website:

Your profile:
Level 7 qualification in Social Care or an appropriate equivalent
Min. 3 years’ demonstrable experience of working in a residential care environment
Ability to motivate colleagues, acting as the go-to person to guide performance
Excellent problem solver with good judgement and decision making skills with the ability to assess a situation and calmly make an informed decision as to the most appropriate actions
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the innate ability to relate to young people and their families
Strong organisational and admin skills
Strong IT skills relating to standard Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Knowledge of all relevant legislation.
Flexibility regarding working hours which will include evening, overnight and weekends
Full clean driving licence
Fluency in written and spoken English, and eligible to work in Ireland

Three Steps – what we offer:
Continuous professional training and development throughout your career
Excellent opportunities for career progression, including management positions
Competitive remuneration and employee benefits
A supporting team who enjoy their work and who make a difference every day
If you are interested in joining our team at Three Steps, please email your cover letter and CV to

When you apply: When sending us your CV, please also include our Application Form which can be downloaded from the Careers page of our website. Thank you!

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