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Social Care Worker

Staffline Recruitment Ireland
Social Care
€35216 - €47087 per annum
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J1494_1716895140
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Job description

Social Care Worker

€ 35216.35- €47087.09 (Section 39 Restored Salary Scale)

Permanent - Full Time, Part Time

Location- 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 organization that highly values its employees, residents, and their families?

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 organization 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.

REPORTING TO: Person in Charge/Residential Area Manager/Children's Disability Network Manager/Head of Discipline as relevant

LIAISE WITH: Residents and Staff in Adults/Children's Services, Multidisciplinary Team and Parents & Families.

LOCATION: Adult Residential centres in accordance with the rosters operated by the service.

HOURLY COMMITMENT: As per contract. Rostered duties, 12 hour shifts, days/ night shift, weekends and weekdays.


  • Provide daily care for residents in compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Establish respectful relationships and promote independence.
  • Assist with physical care, daily living, and social skills.
  • Support residents with budgeting and financial management.
  • Facilitate tailored leisure activities and community integration.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety within the residence.
  • Administer and record medication as needed.
  • Foster social integration in the local community.
  • Ensure safety and tidiness in residence areas.
  • Manage household budgeting and purchases as directed.
  • Maintain necessary records and reports.
  • Foster a welcoming environment for visitors.
  • Participate actively in team meetings and conferences.
  • Maintain confidentiality of resident information.

Health & Safety:

  • Practice safe use of equipment and report incidents promptly.
  • Stay informed about safety regulations and procedures.
  • Report faulty equipment promptly.
  • Ensure knowledge of emergency procedures and fire safety measures.


  • Manage, develop, and support staff individually and as a team.
  • Coordinate individual support plans to meet residents' needs.
  • Conduct supervision meetings and goal setting.
  • Ensure staff adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Maintain effective communication with residents, colleagues, families, and stakeholders.
  • Promote dignity and respect in the workplace.
  • Encourage staff-resident relationships based on respect and independence.
  • Embrace advocacy in person-centered care.
  • Handle complaints according to policy.


  • A HETAC Accredited Diploma/Degree in Applied Social Studies/Social Care or a qualification in Nursing (RNID) or Social Work (Degree).
  • Experience in managing behaviour which challenges.
  • Experience with adults/children with intellectual disabilities.
  • The ability to work on his/her own initiative and supervise service users/staff in a residential setting.
  • Full Driver's Licence


  • Proven clinical competence and passionate about delivering outstanding care to older people.
  • Excellent Leadership, Organizational 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 organization. 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