Social Care Worker

at Autism Initiatives Group (view profile)
Location Stillorgan, Ireland
Date Posted August 7, 2019
Category Social Care
Job Type Permanent


Due to expansion in the Organisation we are recruiting for the following:
Role of Social Care Worker – Stillorgan, Co Dublin 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
Closing date for completed application forms:- Wednesday 21 st August 2019 @ 12pm
Please note that applications can only be accepted by way of Autism Initiatives Application Form.
Informal Enquiries and Application Forms:- Contact:-
Full Job Specification available on request:
Canvassing for all positions will immediately disqualify candidates from the recruitment process

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