Location Manager – Gheel Autism Services – Dublin

Access to Health Insurance
Access to Educational Support Scheme
Company pension with company contribution (including income protection and death-in-service benefits)
Employee Assistant Programme
Free Parking
Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
Up to 27 days Annual leave
Bike to Work scheme
Training and development (CPD)
Option to join the Health Service credit union
We currently have the following permanent Location Manager vacancy in South Dublin. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidates to bring their skills and talents to Gheel and to move your career to the next level.
Location Manager, Dundrum, Dublin 14 – Permanent, full-time – Day Services (1.00 WTE)
The Location Manager provides direct care to the people we support while also having overall management of the team in this part of the service. The service is in a day setting. The Location Manager, along with the team, will be responsible for developing plans and ideas that support and encourage new interests and hobbies ensuring a meaningful quality of life in line with the hopes and aspirations of the people we support.

Community integration and involvement is a key component of this service model as those accessing our services strive to live an independent life. The successful candidate will pursue initiatives which promote independence, personal development, and leisure activities within the context of the quality of life model.
The Location Manager will be responsible for roster administration and related responsibilities such as leave and payroll submissions. Location managers will support high quality service delivery through day to day management, recruitment, induction, probation, supervision and appraisal. The location manager will also oversee and make transition plans for new referrals.
The Location Manager will manage one day service in this location. The successful candidate will report to the Regional Manager and will work as an integral part of the regional team. This post will report into a Person in Charge (PIC).

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
Essential Qualifications for this post:
Third level Qualification in Social Care or a related discipline
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and use of internet and email
Hold a valid driver’s licence

Management Qualification
Essential Experience:
Four years recent experience in the social care/disability sector
Experience managing staff and possess the confidence to resolve issues as they arise at local level.
Experience managing and adhering to budgets as agreed by the Finance Dept.
Manage the rolling rosters and allocate staff as per service needs or requirements
A knowledge of New Directions guidelines.
Ability to support and drive change management
Confidence and experience negotiating and liaising with external stakeholders

Desirable Experience:
Experience of applying the National Standards for Residential Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Trust in Care and Adult Safeguarding
Experience in a similar role
Have knowledge and experience supporting people with Autism
Salary Scale: Successful candidates will be paid in line with 2016 HSE revised consolidated Grade V Clerical pay scale point 1; €40,209 – 2nd LSI; € 48,496 per annum based on working a 39-hour week. There are 27 days annual leave with this post.

Terms and Conditions
The salary scale for the post is aligned to the Department of Health and Children Clerical Grade V.
Hours of work are 39 hours per week with a high degree of flexibility built in to facilitate service needs. Details will be discussed and agreed with the successful candidates.
To apply for this position please send your C.V and a detailed cover letter outlining your motivation for applying to recruitment@gheel.ie. Please write Ref Location Manager Dundrum, D14 in the subject line of the email. Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on the evidence outlined in the job application form.

The closing date for receipt of all completed applications is Friday ,3rd July @ 5pm. Late applications will not be accepted. Interviews will take place shortly thereafter.
Late applications will not be accepted, and Garda Vetting is a requirement of the recruitment process. A panel may be formed form which future vacancies arising over the next six months may be filled.

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