Applications are invited for the above full-time permanent position

The Organisation:

Stewarts is a voluntary organisation providing comprehensive community-based services to people with an intellectual disability. We support people with a wide range of support needs across residential settings, day services, supported independent living, job advocacy and vocational training. 

Purpose of the Post: 

The role of the Social Care Worker is to ensure a high-quality standard of care and support to all Service Users in Stewarts Care. Support the Person In Charge to ensure high-quality care in accordance with HIQA standards as required to support strong governance of Designated Centre(s)

To be considered for this post applicants must demonstrate the following: 

Criteria

  • Level 7 Degree in Social Care or be currently studying towards same

  • Ability to demonstrate a strong commitment to the values of Stewarts Care to improve the lives of our service. 

  • Ability to work on own initiative 

  • Experience of working with people with complex need in a variety of different situations 

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

  • High initiative and integrity 

  • Must have knowledge of all relevant legislation and HIQA standards and a proven ability to implement same. 

  • Excellent IT skills and report writing skills. 

  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in supporting the rights and needs of people with an intellectual disability. 

  • Ability to make clear and concise reports regarding service users, either verbally or in writing. 

  • High level of flexibility, a willingness and an ability to develop new approaches to their work as service users’ needs change. 

  • A full clean driving licence is an advantage. 

Salary and qualifications are in accordance with HSE consolidated pay scales €33,630 - €48,465 Inc. LSI per annum. 

Application is by CV and cover letter which can be sent by email to:  HR@stewartscare.ie  or by writing to the HR Department, Stewarts Care Ltd, Palmerstown, Dublin 20.       

Stewarts Care Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer