CPL Healthcare are welcoming applications from qualified social care workers for an exciting and rewarding role with TUSLA special care services in West Dublin. Special care provides welfare based placements to young people that are intensively supported with on site education, therapeutic supports and detailed programmes of care. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting welfare based social intervention and provide a safe caring environment for residents of this short term care facility. This is a challenging and highly rewarding role which offers a competitive incremental salary scale, attractive benefits and opportunity for career progression. These positions are ideal for those who enjoy working in a team to make a difference in the lives of young people in special care. We are welcoming CVs from both new graduates and experienced professionals in social care and related fields.
Social Care Worker Special Care
Roles and responsibilities
- To participate in the development, implementation and recording of Care and Placement Plans and to attend regular meetings regarding these plans.
- To promote the rights and welfare of each young person while taking responsibility for the organisation of personal documents, arrangements, information and finance on their behalf.
- To support each young person to attend training centres, medical and clinical appointments and to engage in age-appropriate play and other activities within the centre.
- To liaise with the parent, family, general services and other agencies on behalf of the young person.
- To ensure that daily report writing is carried out and any incidents/accidents are reported correctly and in a timely manner.
- To engage in physical intervention where this is in keeping with local policies and procedures.
- To undertake various aspects of home management including the household budget, cooking, cleaning and general upkeep.
- Comply with and contribute to the development of policies, procedures, guidelines and safe professional practice and adhere to relevant legislation, regulations and standards
Qualifications and Requirements
- Minimum level 7 social care degree or alternative to include youth and community, psychology, addiction studies, social science.
- Experience in a residential setting
- Challenging behaviour experience
- HIQA experience preferable
- Passion for working with children and young people
For further information please contact Elaine at Elaine.Ryan@cplhealthcare.com