Social Care Manager

at Terra Glen - Residential Care Services (view profile)
Location Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
Date Posted May 15, 2019
Category Social Care
Job Type Permanent

Description

Post: Social Care Manager  

Reporting to: Director of Operations and Director of Services

Responsibilities:

  • Managing a residential unit & be responsible for modelling & leading the development & promotion of professional social care & safety practice that delivers positive outcomes for young people & their families.
  • Managing the care team with particular emphasis on placement plans & professional development.
  • Providing leadership & guidance to the social care team.
  • Ensuring health & safety are maintained at all times.
  • Ensuring that social care & safety practice are delivered within a caring environment.
  • Continuously improving social care practice through promoting a child-centred approach to both care staff & young people.

Person Specification:

  • Minimum of 3 years + management experience in residential services for adolescents
  • 5 years+ experience in total ideally with some team lead/management duties
  • Achievement in managing professional staff
  • Experience in, and demonstrated ability to empower others to achieve successful record in the delivery of care services to a high standard
  • A degree level qualification in Social Care is a requirement for this position
  • Full clean driving license
  • TCI, First Aid, and/or Health & Safety training will be considered advantageous
  • A thorough knowledge of Principles and Practice of Social care.

Candidates must hold min level 7 social care qualification, have experience in mainstream residential services and hold a full clean driver’s license.

Closing date for applications: June 30th, 2019

Applications to:  recruitment@terraglen.ie 

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