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Person In Charge/Manager

Staffline Recruitment Ireland
Medical and Nursing
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J1629_1719229865
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Job description

Person In Charge/Manager

Permanent - Full Time

Competitive Salary - Highly Negotiable

Location: Sligo

We are delighted to be recruiting for a new and innovative company, well-known for providing quality assured, safe, and person-centred residential care and outreach support services, to children and adults with Intellectual disabilities, autism and associated mental health needs.

The Role

The Person in Charge/Manager will ensure the effective management and development of the Service in line with Organisational strategy, ensuring regulatory and contract compliance, whilst at all times promoting the values and and brand of the company, through a high-quality support of our Service Users.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all work within the service, is user focused and upholds the principles of respect, privacy, dignity, fulfilment, independence, and choice.
  • To oversee and contribute to the referral process, admission and review procedures whilst working in partnership with the relevant statutory agencies, families, and others, in planning and developing person centred programmes of care and support.
  • To monitor and support service users towards independence and contribute to the review of each adult in partnership with the multi-disciplinary/agency teams.
  • Responsible for and the monitoring of the overall healthcare, prevention of illness, and promote healthy lifestyles with service users.
  • Act as an advocate for service users and their families and provide information to empower them in decision making, goal setting and problem solving in order to optimise their contribution and facilitate their participation in community-based activities.
  • Promote and maintain nursing standards of person-centred care, including the promotion of normalisation and quality of life issues.
  • Participate in the development of protocols and guidelines, and the setting of professional nursing standards.
  • Be competent in relation to all relevant clinical policies and procedures
  • To deal with issues of concern or complaints sensitively and appropriately.
  • To co-ordinate and contribute to the selection, recruitment, and induction of new staff and to provide an effective leadership of all staff under and within the centre, through regular supervision, effective communication, management of workloads, assessment and verification of staff undergoing career development, qualifications, and identification of development needs.
  • To personally contribute towards a positive, cohesive, and therapeutic environment and to deal appropriately with matters relating to disciplinary, grievance, untoward incidents, and complaints
  • To develop good working relationships and actively promote community presence within the local community through positive representation of the Trinity Support & Care Services brand.
  • To ensure efficient and effective administration procedures are in place to comply with Trinity Support & Care Service's policy and Regulatory/Legislative requirements to include rota planning, the storage and dispensation of medication.
  • To complete annual reports in on the evaluation of the service. To be fully involved in preparation and control of scheme budget as determined by senior management, ensuring scheme budget and financial procedures are adhered to and that all monies correctly accounted for.
  • To complete H&S monthly monitoring reports and Work in partnership with contractors, health, and safety experts to ensure that all activities are carried out in a manner which is safe to everyone within scheme and in accordance with Regulatory/Legislative requirements.

Essential Criteria:

  • Knowledge of the legal frameworks in Ireland pertaining to residential care i.e. Health Act 2007, HIQA National Disability Standards etc
  • Knowledge of quality assurance practises and their application to day-to-day service provision
  • Experience of working with people with an Intellectual Disability/Autism/Associated Mental Health needs
  • Knowledge of Person-Centred Care Planning and risk assessment
  • Knowledge of inspections and audits, and experience of dealing with such; directly or indirectly
  • Full valid driving licence on application and access to own transport on appointment.


  • Have acquired a Level 6 QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) in a recognised Management Course.
  • Professional management qualification as recognised by HIQA.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a supervisory or management role in the area of health and social care.
  • Demonstrable aptitude for effective person and resource management


  • Competitive salary package and annual increments.
  • Further education support
  • Access to Pension scheme
  • Additional Birthday leave day
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career progression
  • Flexibility to support a better work/life balance
  • Recognition gestures of goodwill throughout the year for staff


If interested, please contact Timothy Munoriyarwa at Staffline Recruitment by clicking on APPLY.

STAFFLINE MEDICAL is a dedicated division within Staffline Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent staffing solutions across; Medical, Health & Social Care divisions.

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