Cpl Healthcare are currently seeking a social care professional to lead a residential service supporting adults with intellectual disabilities in the south of Dublin. The core purpose of this role will be to manage and develop a high-quality service which meets the needs and aspirations of the people we support. To provide leadership to the staff team(s). To be responsible for ensuring current and newly referred individuals receive high-quality, person centred support. To provide direct support to the people we support, to staff and volunteers and promote best practice.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to develop in their career in a leading role.
- Full responsibility for the day to day running of the service, ensuring a high-quality care service is provided.
- Promote a culture that values diversity and respect within the workplace
- Monitor the quality of the service in line with policy and regulation, to include developing and reviewing Quality Improvement Plans
- Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and review of standards of care for the people we support according to organisational standards and Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards for Residential Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities.
- Proactively engage with the HSE and other relevant bodies to develop mutually beneficial professional relationships.
- Ensure the necessary administrative records and reporting arrangements are maintained and contribute to quality assurance by assisting in data collection. • Adhere to relevant policies in relation to the care and safety of any equipment supplied for the fulfilment of duties.
- Act as a key point of contact for families and professionals supporting of our service user’s
- Provide support and leadership to the team of care staff
- Take part in an on-call rota, as required
- Oversee the management of all staff and volunteers in the service, ensuring they are recruited, trained and competent in their roles, and leave the organisation in line with service policies and procedures.
- Ensure all staff are fully inducted into their role and are supported and enabled to perform their role.
- Manage the performance of staff through setting clear expectations of the role and responsibilities for each position
- Listen to the individual’s wishes and support the person to advocate for themselves.
- Form a positive relationship with the people supported.
- Ensure that the service user’s and others are treated with dignity and respect.
- Encourage service users to make decisions based upon informed choice and speak up for themselves, whilst recognising their responsibilities.
- Minimum level 7 in social care or similar
- Healthcare Management qualification
- 5 years’ experience working in social care, 3 of which at a leadership or supervisory level
- Experience working in ID sector
- Full, clean license