Role of Social Care Worker

at Autism Initiatives Group (view profile)
Location Tallaght, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted August 9, 2019
Category Social Care
Job Type Permanent

Description

Role of Social Care Worker – Tallaght, Dublin 24 for 39 hours per week 

Salary in line with April 2018 HSE Pay Scales

                               

The Social Care Worker is expected to be able to undertake all daily activities and routines of the unit they are working in.  This includes direct support to service users, household tasks and administrative procedures.  He/she is expected to establish and maintain high standards of social work practice within the organisation.  Staff at this level must be able to work on their own initiative, delegate, and must be able to plan and organise daily activities and routines for themselves and others as well as being able to effectively execute them.        

                                       

Qualifications: Applicants must have Degree Level in Social Care, Social Science, Psychotherapy and/or Psychology or other relevant discipline.

Experience: Must have recent experience working as part of a team within the Social Care Sector, preferably in a service for adults with Autism and 2 to 3 years’ experience dealing with challenging behaviour.

Essential: Full clean driving licence (minimum 2 years and aged 23 years or over for insurance purpose)

Skills/ Abilities: Proven, strong leadership skills

Ability to work on own initiative and ability to work alone

Ability to work as an effective team member

Knowledge of relevant legislation

Must be prepared to work shift work / weekends on a roster basis to

include night duties

Fluent English & Excellent Communication Skills

Benefits Include:

Induction training week

On-going training and development

Access to Health Insurance 

Access to Education Support Scheme 

Company pension with company contribution

Paid Maternity leave

Paid Paternity leave

22 days annual leave

Bike to work scheme

Flexible working hours

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