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Social Care Workers, Riverside Day Service

St Michaels HouseDublinFull-timePart-timePermanent

St. Michael’s House, Riverside Day Service , Dublin 17

St. Michael’s House are recruiting a Social Care Worker for a community based day service for 12 adults with intellectual disabilities.

Full Time and Part Time permanent Contracts available

Located in Belcamp Lane , Dublin 17.

St. Michael's House is a community-based organisation committed to providing a quality person centred service and high standard of day service to people with an intellectual disability in the greater Dublin area.

The successful candidate be part of a highly skilled creative and motivated multidisciplinary team who provides support to 12 men and women in day service setting and in line with New Directions. The team in Riverside provides diverse models of care to individuals who function within the mild to moderate ranges of intellectual disability and some who have a dual diagnosis in mental health. There is a strong link between the Riverside team and the multidisciplinary team supports are provided on a 2: 1 and 1:1 to one ratios and larger group ratios as well as outreach services. The goal for all is to engage in meaningful activities and be an active participant in the community.


Essential Criteria for Applicants

  • Previous experience of supporting individuals with intellectual disability.
  • Have experience of working as part of a team.
  • Experience implementing positive behaviour support plans.
  • Have experience of a key working role focusing on promoting independence and community integration.
  • Good working knowledge of New Directions standards.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A full clean driver’s licence and be willing to drive as part of your role. (desirable)
  • Eligible to work in Ireland

Essential Qualifications Required:

  • QQI Level 7 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Social Studies (Disability) - Open Training College or;
  • Level 7 award in Social Care/Studies delivered by an Institute of Technology, DITNational University of Ireland or;
  • A qualification received outside the State recognised by NARIC as equivalent to the Irish Level 7 award or;

What We Offer:

· HSE Pay Scale (incremental*)

· Sick Pay Scheme

· Paid Maternity Leave

· Pension

· Cycle to Work Scheme

· Generous Annual Leave

· Employee Assistance Programme

· Comprehensive Induction

· Training / CPD

· Career Progression

Salary Scale: Successful candidates will be paid in line with the HSE revised consolidated Social Care Worker pay scale (point 1; €31,880 – point 14; €53,906 LSI) pro rata per annum based on working a 35 hour week).

Should you have no prior public sector experience you will be placed on point 1 of the pay-scale above.

To Apply: Upload a CV and cover letter

Closing Date for receipt of applications is close of business 31st May 2024.

Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted, include a valid email address on application.

St. Michael’s House is an equal opportunities employer.

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