Social Care Workers / Child Care Worker – Saint John of God Community Services Dublin South East

Applications are invited for the post of Child Care Worker/Social Care Worker supporting children with a mild learning disability in our Residential Service within Saint Augustine’s School.

Based in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Saint Augustine’s School is a co-educational day and boarding school providing educational, social, recreational and vocational training programmes for approximately 155 students with mild intellectual disability. The Residential Service at St. Augustine’s operates between Monday afternoon and Friday morning.

The successful candidate must have:
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Social Studies/Social Care or equivalent
A proven track record in the delivery of person centered planning
Experience of working with children with a learning disability in residential setting advantageous
Excellent knowledge and understanding of relevant HIQA regulation, all other relevant legislation as well as relevant social care models
Be innovative, resourceful, flexible and have excellent communication, interpersonal, administrative and co-ordination skills.
A flexible working approach that responds to the changing needs of a 24 hour service
A Full Clean Driver’s License
If you believe you have the necessary enthusiasm, competencies and experience to bring to this role please forward your letter of application along with your Curriculum Vitae by email only to

Informal enquiries to Claire McDonald: 01 285 2900
Closing Date: Thursday 27th July 2017
Shortlisting will apply

Compassion – Excellence – Justice – Respect

Saint John of God Community Services CLG is an equal opportunities employer.
We operate HSE (Health Service Executive) funded services across Intellectual Disability, Adult Mental Health and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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