We are currently recruiting a Social Care Leader/Person in Charge (PIC) for our Residential Services.

The Social Care Worker Leader/PIC will operate at a middle management level, and as such will be expected to operate with low levels of supervision and in a consultative manner with their line manager when key decisions are being made. The Social Care Leader/ PIC will be the leader of a team of Social Care Workers and Care Assistant staff. The Social Care Leader/ PIC will be a key driver and champion of supporting people to live self-determined lives and in the course of this he/she is a central communicator with all stakeholders including families, multi-disciplinary teams, psychologist, senior management, community, employers, and others.

Qualifications & Experience

  • QQI Level 8 (Honours) Degree in Social Care or equivalent
  • Recognised management course OR currently enrolled in one (desirable)
  • A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in the area of intellectual disability
  • A minimum of 3 years management/leadership experience within a healthcare setting
  • Full clean drivers’ licence

A strong commitment to caring and an empathetic understanding of those with an intellectual disability are essential attributes for this role. The successful candidate will need great people skills, be flexible and have experience with rapid and complex changing work environments.

We Offer

  • Salary linked to HSE salary scales.
  • Weekly Pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Parking
  • Access to our Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Rosters

A completed application form along with a current CV and a covering letter should be submitted to Helen Hogan, HR Manager, Delta Centre CLG, Strawhall, Carlow or by email to  helen.hogan@deltacentre.org

Application form along with the full job description is available below.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 10th December 2021

 Job Description: Job Specification Person In Charge November 2021

 Application Form: PIC Application Form Nov 2021

 Delta Centre is an equal opportunities employer.