Role of Social Care Worker

at Autism Initiatives Group (view profile)
Location Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Date Posted April 4, 2019
Category Social Care
Job Type Permanent


Role of Social Care Worker – Naas, Co Kildare 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

Closing date for completed application forms:- Wednesday 17th April 2019 @ 12pm

Please note that applications can only be accepted by way of Autism Initiatives Application Form.

Informal Enquiries and Application Forms:- Contact:-

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