Residential Support Worker

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Residential Support Worker

Salary: €31,000pa or €14.90 per hour for Casual Staff

Benefits: Access to internal training, Comprehensive induction plan, Pension plan scheme

Hours: Must be available for a mixture of day and night shift

Location: Co Louth

Our client provides responsive, quality services to children and young people who are assessed as being in need and operate residential centres in counties Louth, Mullingar, Cork and Donegal.

Due to continued growth, they are looking to recruit a Residential Support Worker (RSW).

The role of the Residential Support Worker (RSW) is to work directly with children while

contributing to the day-to-day running of the residential centre. The RSW will retain an integral

practice role and ensure that the highest quality of care is provided to young people. The role

will also require administrative duties as well as responsibilities pertaining to the progression,

practice and implementation of Placement Plan objectives for young people, ensuring that they

are receiving the agreed quality and quantity services.

Shift patterns for Day Staff comprise two 15hour shifts plus one 10 hours shift weekly.

Night Staff comprise four 10 hour shifts weekly

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role
  • Previous experience working with vulnerable/at risk children
  • Satisfactory Disclosure completion upon successful application
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Level 7 in Social care or similar discipline

Essential Criteria:

Upon application for this post the applicant must have a minimum of a level 7 qualification in Social Care or another relevant equivalent.

The following relevant equivalent qualifications must be at a minimum of a level 7:

  • Nursing / Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Teaching
  • Social Science
  • Youth & Community
  • Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Social Work
  • Applicant must hold a full driving license

If you would like to be considered for this position, please click the APPLY button and forward a copy of your CV for consideration.

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