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PIC Social Care leader

Staffline Recruitment Ireland
Medical and Nursing
€51000 - €61000 per annum
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J1493_1720078029
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Job description

PERSON IN CHARGE (Social Care Leader)

Permanent - Full time

Salary €51000-€61000 (Depending on experience)

Various locations in the North Cork and South Limerick area, such as Charleville, Dromina, Newtownshandrum, Buttevant, Newmarket, Mitchelstown, and Mallow, in Limerick; Ballylanders, Bally Agran, Bruree, Bruff, Croom, Dromcollogher, Granagh, Kilmallock, and Liskennett.

Do you want to join an organisation that highly values its employees, residents, and their families? Are you feeling as if your leadership and management skills are not fully utilised?

Are you yearning for a conducive environment that supports your innovativeness and continuous desire to achieve?

If yes, we have a perfect role being offered by a reputable organisation within the care sector.


We are looking for a Candidate who is committed to providing a person-centred socially inclusive service to people with an intellectual disability.


To manage the residence and to listen to, learn from, support, and work to achieve the priorities of the residents in line with The National Standards for Residential Services Children and Adults with Disabilities 2013-[ (Health Care Act 2007 (Care and support of residents in designated centres for persons (children and adults) with disabilities)regulations 2013]. To provide them with a home-from-home in accordance with the Mission Statement. "To provide people with disabilities the opportunity to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential"


The main responsibilities are quality assurance, resource management, staffing and staff development, facilitating communication, and professional/clinical leadership.

  • Be proactive in promoting and ensuring that the Ethos, Mission, Vision, and core values are upheld.
  • Ensure that personnel within their designated areas of responsibility work in accordance with the policies and ethos of the Client.
  • Ensure that all nursing staff adhere to professional code of conduct and operate within their scope of practice.
  • Ensure that any concerns for the safety and welfare of residents are reported in a timely manner.
  • Ensure a holistic Model of Care for Service Users which is consistent with a Person-Centred approach.
  • Be familiar with all Policies and Procedures, particularly those pertaining to client safety and welfare.

Leadership & Accountability

  • Lead interdisciplinary care, empowering staff through coaching and education.
  • Maintain high care standards and evidence-based practices.
  • Foster teamwork and continuous improvement.

Management and Staff Development

  • Ensure resource efficiency and staff development.
  • Implement health and safety practices.
  • Conduct performance reviews and intervene when necessary.


  • Prioritise and respond to demands effectively.
  • Maintain records and plan short, medium, and long-term goals.

Human Resources

  • Develop staff retention strategies and oversee recruitment.
  • Ensure staff receive adequate induction and training.
  • Manage grievances and disciplinary procedures.


  • Optimise resource usage and track budget variances.
  • Ensure compliance with financial policies.

Health and Safety

  • Report accidents/incidents and ensure safety protocols.
  • Maintain awareness of health and safety legislation.

Professional & Clinical Responsibility

  • Provide high-quality clinical care and promote dignity.
  • Ensure confidentiality and compliance with regulations.
  • Handle complaints in accordance with policy.


  • Not less than 3 year's experience working with children/adults with an intellectual disability in a residential setting.
  • Social care worker or Nursing qualification
  • Proven managerial skills with not less than three year's experience at management level and an appropriate management qualification to Fetac/QQ1 level 6 or equivalent.
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to lead a staff team effectively.
  • Experience of managing residential budgets.
  • A detailed knowledge of HIQA.


  • Experience working with adults with behaviours that challenge.


  • Proven clinical competence and passionate about delivering outstanding care to older people.
  • Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills.
  • Sound decision making ability and results driven.
  • Ability to work well and promote a team environment.
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the company.
  • Full Irish Driver's License and access to own transport is essential.


  • Pension contributions.
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.
  • Education Assistance Program.
  • Friendly & supportive working environment.
  • Employee well-being initiative available.
  • Free on-site Parking.

Note: This job description may evolve based on the changing needs of the organisation. Confidentiality of client and staff information is paramount, adhering to GDPR policy.


If interested, please contact Emma O Halloran 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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Emma OHalloran

Healthcare Recruitment Consultant