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Role Description

Social Care Manager required for residential childcare service in Co. Dublin.

The role will involve supporting adolescents from 12 – 18 years approx.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation which works intensively with young people & their families through a clearly identified model of care, where reflective practice is at the core of all engagements.

This role is an opportunity to lead a team and service as part of the broader management of an individual unit.

Job Specification:

  • Managing a residential unit & be responsible for modelling & leading the development & promotion of professional social care & safety practice that delivers positive outcomes for young people & their families.

  • Managing the care team with particular emphasis on placement plans & professional development.

  • Providing leadership & guidance to the social care team.

  • Ensuring health & safety are maintained at all times.

  • Ensuring that social care & safety practice are delivered within a caring environment.

  • Continuously improving social care practice through promoting a child-centred approach to both care staff & young people.

Person Specification:

  • Minimum of 2 years + experience in residential services for adolescents

  • 5 years+ experience in total ideally with some team lead/managment duties

  • Achievement in managing professional staff

  • Experience in, and demonstrated ability to empower others to achieve successful record in the delivery of care services to a high standard

  • A degree level qualification in Social Care is a requirement for this position


For further information on this fantastic opportunity, please forward an up to date copy of your CV recruitment@Terraglen.ie

For more information please call Sandra McDonnell 0858679118