September 23, 2017

Social Care Ireland Conference 2018 Call For Abstracts

Call for Abstracts Conference Theme: Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Date: 21st & 22nd March, 2018 Venue: Athlone, Radisson Hotel CALL FOR STUDENT POSTER PRESENTATIONS CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL FOR PRESENTATION AND WORKSHOP ABSTRACTS CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION   Social Care Ireland Conference Organising Committee welcome abstracts for consideration for presentations and workshops at the Social Care Ireland Annual Conference 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is midday 11th of January, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted to conference@socialcareireland.ie Please be advised that all abstracts must follow the guidelines for submission. These guidelines can be downloaded […]
September 20, 2017

Social Care Ireland Consultation Feedback on the Framework Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics

Social care workers where invited to participate in a consultation process on CORU’s  framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics. Social Care Ireland want to thank all its members that filled out the survey.  Social Care Ireland consultation feedback on Framework Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics
August 22, 2017

The Journal of Social Care first publication Volume 1, Issue 1

    Finally, the first publication of the The Journal of Social Care edited by Dr David Williams and Dr Fiona Mc Sweeney, two members of Social Care Ireland’s Research Special Interest Group.  Congratulations from everyone at Social Care Ireland on their work. The Journal of Social Care provides a forum for managers, practitioners and students (undergraduate and postgraduate) of social care to share, through publication, their original research, practice reflections, literature and book reviews. This journal, for the first time, provides a space within the Irish context for stakeholders within the social care field, both experienced and inexperienced to […]
August 15, 2017

The Disability Special Interest Group meet up on 11th August 2017

The disability SIG is a group of Social Care Workers & leaders in the disability sector with a common practice interest. At this meeting the group members advocated on common issues within the disability sector one such issue being Social Inclusion. The members recognised the challenges services users and their families may encounter when accessing information about services in their locality and are thinking of ways to make this more user friendly.  Also the members spoke passionately about how to share information with other practitioners and students about the benefits of becoming a member of Social Care Ireland. If you would like […]
August 10, 2017

CORU Opens Public Consultation on Framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics

Social care workers are invited to participate in a consultation process on CORU’s  framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics. This framework document will inform the Social Care Workers Registration Board code of conduct. This document will have an influence on your practice once registration occurs please read the document and give your feedback on the link below. Details of Public Consultation: In 2010, the Health and Social Care Professionals Council at CORU developed a Framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics detailing common standards across its regulated professions. The Framework Code is for use by each Registration Board to […]
July 10, 2017

Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice with Children and Families

Cork Institute of Technology are seeking potential students for available places in their new Advanced Certificate (Special Purpose Award – 30 Credits, Level 9 NFQ). Applications will be accepted by submitting the relevant application form to the Department of Applies Social Studies, CIT. Selection will be based on application form, references and interview. CIT will accept new applications until 5pm on August 31st. Interviews for potential students will be held on the following Tuesday, September 5th.   To view flyer please click here   Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice with Children and Families This part-time course is offered in partnership with […]
April 10, 2017

Garda Vetting Service – Irish Association of Social Care Management

The IASCM have been processing Garda Vetting on behalf of companies across the Social Care Sector since 2011. This service ensures inexpensive (€6.05 per application), efficient and effective applications for IASCM Members, inclusive of a dedicated email address for all and any Garda Vetting correspondence.  All Members are continuously updated with any changes to the procedure through the iascmexecutive@gmail.com email address, ensuring comprehensive communication where necessary. By processing your Garda Vetting applications through the IASCM, you are directly investing in the education and development of Social Care Workers across the whole country as the money generated is used to fund […]
March 29, 2017

UNITY 2017 CONFERENCE – CALL FOR PAPERS

Care, Connection & Context: Commitment to Relational Based Practice 13th – 15th  November 2017,  Regency Airport Hotel (Whitehall),  Dublin, Ireland The Gateway Organisation, in conjunction with TransformAction International, Empower Ireland and CYC-Net, are delighted to broadcast this Call for Papers for the 4th annual ‘Unity through Relationship’ International Conference. Click here to access abstract submission application. The event is open to all who are involved in the provision of care, education, therapy and other services to children, youth and families, including but not limited to: front-line practitioners (social work, social care, teachers, family support staff), clinicians, educators, justice professionals, mental health […]
March 16, 2017

Health Services Staffs Credit Union (HSSCU) new sponsors of SCI publications

Social Care Ireland are delighted to announce that the Health Services Staffs Credit Union (HSSCU) have agreed sponsorship to support publications of the LINK Newsletter and CURAM magazine for Social Care Ireland members. Social Care Ireland would like to acknowledge and thank the HSSCU for this support on behalf of their members. The HSSCU will be hosting an information stand at this year’s Annual Conference on the 22nd/23rd March where social care workers, managers and educators can find out further information on the services provided by the HSSCU. For more details on the HSSCU click here.  Background The HSSCU was founded […]
March 16, 2017

Irish Foster Care Association National Conference: 27 – 29 October 2017 Call for abstracts

Irish Foster Care Association National Conference: 27 – 29 October 2017 Realising potential in foster care Call for workshop proposals The Irish Foster Care Association National Conference brings together all those with an interest in foster care, including general and relative foster carers, care leavers, health and social care practitioners, academics, students, teachers, policy makers, and members of the community and voluntary sector to learn together, engage in dialogue, and share their experiences and best practice. This year, the conference will take place from 27 to 29 October at the Mount Wolseley Hotel, Tullow, Co Carlow. Conference theme We are […]
September 23, 2017

Social Care Ireland Conference 2018 Call For Abstracts

Call for Abstracts Conference Theme: Social Care: Working with abilities and strengths. Date: 21st & 22nd March, 2018 Venue: Athlone, Radisson Hotel CALL FOR STUDENT POSTER PRESENTATIONS CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL FOR PRESENTATION AND WORKSHOP ABSTRACTS CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION   Social Care Ireland Conference Organising Committee welcome abstracts for consideration for presentations and workshops at the Social Care Ireland Annual Conference 2018. The deadline for abstract submission is midday 11th of January, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted to conference@socialcareireland.ie Please be advised that all abstracts must follow the guidelines for submission. These guidelines can be downloaded […]
September 20, 2017

Social Care Ireland Consultation Feedback on the Framework Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics

Social care workers where invited to participate in a consultation process on CORU’s  framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics. Social Care Ireland want to thank all its members that filled out the survey.  Social Care Ireland consultation feedback on Framework Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics
August 22, 2017

The Journal of Social Care first publication Volume 1, Issue 1

    Finally, the first publication of the The Journal of Social Care edited by Dr David Williams and Dr Fiona Mc Sweeney, two members of Social Care Ireland’s Research Special Interest Group.  Congratulations from everyone at Social Care Ireland on their work. The Journal of Social Care provides a forum for managers, practitioners and students (undergraduate and postgraduate) of social care to share, through publication, their original research, practice reflections, literature and book reviews. This journal, for the first time, provides a space within the Irish context for stakeholders within the social care field, both experienced and inexperienced to […]
August 15, 2017

The Disability Special Interest Group meet up on 11th August 2017

The disability SIG is a group of Social Care Workers & leaders in the disability sector with a common practice interest. At this meeting the group members advocated on common issues within the disability sector one such issue being Social Inclusion. The members recognised the challenges services users and their families may encounter when accessing information about services in their locality and are thinking of ways to make this more user friendly.  Also the members spoke passionately about how to share information with other practitioners and students about the benefits of becoming a member of Social Care Ireland. If you would like […]
August 10, 2017

CORU Opens Public Consultation on Framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics

Social care workers are invited to participate in a consultation process on CORU’s  framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics. This framework document will inform the Social Care Workers Registration Board code of conduct. This document will have an influence on your practice once registration occurs please read the document and give your feedback on the link below. Details of Public Consultation: In 2010, the Health and Social Care Professionals Council at CORU developed a Framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics detailing common standards across its regulated professions. The Framework Code is for use by each Registration Board to […]
July 10, 2017

Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice with Children and Families

Cork Institute of Technology are seeking potential students for available places in their new Advanced Certificate (Special Purpose Award – 30 Credits, Level 9 NFQ). Applications will be accepted by submitting the relevant application form to the Department of Applies Social Studies, CIT. Selection will be based on application form, references and interview. CIT will accept new applications until 5pm on August 31st. Interviews for potential students will be held on the following Tuesday, September 5th.   To view flyer please click here   Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice with Children and Families This part-time course is offered in partnership with […]
April 12, 2017

Terra Glen Residential Services: Social Care Worker Position

  Role Description  Social Care Worker required for residential childcare service in Co. Dublin, Louth and Cavan area The role will involve supporting adolescents from 12-18 years approx. Responsible to: Social Care Leader and Residential Manager. The following description is intended to give a broad outline of the post only. It is neither inclusive nor definitive. Duties may be altered or amended to suit the changing needs of our Young People. It is our policy to review job descriptions on an on-going basis. Overall Purpose of Position To take responsibility of the day to day activities and the individual plans […]
April 10, 2017

Garda Vetting Service – Irish Association of Social Care Management

The IASCM have been processing Garda Vetting on behalf of companies across the Social Care Sector since 2011. This service ensures inexpensive (€6.05 per application), efficient and effective applications for IASCM Members, inclusive of a dedicated email address for all and any Garda Vetting correspondence.  All Members are continuously updated with any changes to the procedure through the iascmexecutive@gmail.com email address, ensuring comprehensive communication where necessary. By processing your Garda Vetting applications through the IASCM, you are directly investing in the education and development of Social Care Workers across the whole country as the money generated is used to fund […]
March 31, 2017

Daffodil Care Services: Social Care Manager, Social Care Leader, Social Care Worker & Relief Social Care Workers positions

Daffodil Care Services: Social Care Manager, Social Care Leader, Social Care Worker & Relief Social Care Workers positions Daffodil Care Services will be expanding significantly in 2017 with new residential services being established.  Daffodil Care Services currently provides a range of residential and community based services through a network of registered children’s residential centres, semi-independent residential care and community based outreach support. If you would like to be a part of a team, developing therapeutic services with an organisation the provides unrivalled career development opportunities and comprehensive training for our staff, then Daffodil Care Services could be the career move […]
March 29, 2017

UNITY 2017 CONFERENCE – CALL FOR PAPERS

Care, Connection & Context: Commitment to Relational Based Practice 13th – 15th  November 2017,  Regency Airport Hotel (Whitehall),  Dublin, Ireland The Gateway Organisation, in conjunction with TransformAction International, Empower Ireland and CYC-Net, are delighted to broadcast this Call for Papers for the 4th annual ‘Unity through Relationship’ International Conference. Click here to access abstract submission application. The event is open to all who are involved in the provision of care, education, therapy and other services to children, youth and families, including but not limited to: front-line practitioners (social work, social care, teachers, family support staff), clinicians, educators, justice professionals, mental health […]