Social Care Worker

Job Reference:                         Dublin, Wicklow, Wexford, Carlow

Social Care Workers              SCW092021

Relief Social Care Workers RSCW062021

Attuned Programmes is a company responding to meet the needs of vulnerable young people with complex case histories through community, registered residential, and aftercare supports and services.  We are currently seeking to recruit people for social care workers including RELIEF workers for our services in Dublin, Wicklow, Wexford, and Carlow. The ideal candidates will be highly motivated and have an interest in playing an active role in service development while working within a structured and supportive team.  FutureScape recognises the inherent individuality of each young person with its primary focus being on meeting them ‘where they are at in a non-judgmental, non-confrontational manner that supports their developing independence through healthy social relationships wherein the staff team role model and engages with the young people in a lived environment.  

The successful applicant(s) will be supported through induction, supervision, and in-house training to engage and successfully support the young person both restoratively and developmentally. The role is to support young people in developing self-care and independent living skills while helping them to develop the capacity and opportunity to eventually live an independent life in the community.

General job description

The successful candidates will be dedicated and highly motivated; they will already possess high levels of competence and will be able to demonstrate this through their qualification and some experience in meeting regulatory requirements, best practice standards, and ultimately an understanding of the varied needs of vulnerable young people.

FutureScape will provide you with in-depth induction, training, and a developmental style of professional supervision that is in keeping with the ideology of the service while embracing the individuality of each staff member.

Requirements

  • Candidates for Social Care Workers & Relief Workers must have a relevant qualification, at a minimum of a three year QQI level 7 degree in Applied Social Studies and Professional Social Care or Social Care Practice equivalences may be considered (social work, youth and community, psychology)
  • Proficient communication skills, IT skills, report writing and planning skills.
  • This post is subject to Garda clearance.
  • A full clean driving licence is desirable but not essential.
  • Candidates must also have a deep commitment to children’s and young people’s rights and protection and enjoy working in a dynamic and at times challenging environment.

Please forward C.V. and cover letter with reference number to Patrick Fitzpatrick at:

recruitment@attunedprogrammes.ie or upload via your cv via our careers page htt[s://attunedprogrammesireland.ie/careers

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