Social Care Leader

Social Care Leader

Odyssey Social Care | Ballybrittas, IE

Posted 7 days ago

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Have you an interest in making a positive impact to young people's lives? Do you want to help improve outcomes for young people in care?
Would you like to join an organisation committed to working with young people to ensure they achieve their potential?
Odyssey Social Care are looking for energetic Social Care Leaders to join their residential care team based in Co. Laois. In your role you will act as the support and care worker to young people in the house, driving towards positive changes every single day.
What we can offer you:
Attractive salary including full hourly rate for overnights
Length of Service Increments
A rostering system focused on ensuring a work/life balance
Paid while you attend fun activities and outings
Life Assurance (DIS)
Company Pension Scheme
Health Insurance Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Core Professional Training provided free of charge in a range of subjects
Education Assistance Grants
The best career progression opportunities in the sector
A clear and defined pathway to management
Team Building Activities
Company Social Events
Cycle to Work Scheme
Refer a Friend Bonus Available
What you bring:
A Bachelor or MA/MSc in any of the following fields: Social Care; Applied Social Studies; Applied Social Studies in Social Care; Social Care Practice
A full, clean, manual driving license, valid in Ireland.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Knowledge of the key elements of effective team working
Knowledge of the Irish National Standards in Children's Residential Centres
Essential Experience:
Minimum 3 years relevant post qualification experience which must include 3 years' experience of working at social care grade with children/young persons.
If this sounds like the job for you, we'd love to hear from you!
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much" - Helen Keller
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: €38,650.00-€39,810.00 per year
Day shift
Night shift
Bachelor's (required)
in mainstream children's residential services: 3 years (required)
Full manual Irish driving licence (required)