2019.03.14 Social Care Worker - EIJB0243 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 7,500 children and adults with disabilities and their families.

We require dedicated employees, with a flexible and adaptable approach, to help support our work with children and adults with disabilities in Ireland.  


2019.03.14 Social Care Worker - EIJB0243

Location: Wicklow
Contract Type: Permanent full time


The Role:  We have an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Permanent Social Care Worker, based at our Enable Ireland Wicklow Service, Silverpine Respite House, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will work as part of a dedicated and innovative team in a community based house providing respite and holiday breaks for children with physical disabilities, within a quality framework.

The successful candidate will have: 
Essential Qualifications & Experience: 

• Ordinary BA In Applied Social Studies in Social Care QQI Level 7
• Open Training College National BA in Applied Studies (Disabilities) QQI Level 7
• Recognised Social Care qualification QQI Level 7 or equivalent

Desirable Qualifications & Experience:
• Honours BA In applied Social Studies in Social Care QQI Level 8
• Open Training College National BA in Applied Studies QQI Level 8
• Recognised Social Care Qualification QQI Level 8 or equivalent
• Experience of working with children and families with physical disabilities

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organisation and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role.
Please download a copy of the application form, job description and person specification and forward completed application form by email to cgolden@enableireland.ie or by post to Christina Golden, Centre Administrator, Enable Ireland Wicklow Services, Marino Centre, Church Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Closing date for applications: 12.00noon on Wednesday 27th March 2019
(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted)

A panel may be formed, following these interviews, for similar vacancies arising within the next twelve months

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
• The post will be subject to reference checks and may be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance, as relevant
• Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
• Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
• The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position.  Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right to change this prior to appointment.

Related Resources

2019.03.14 Social Care Worker Job Description - EIJB0243

2019.03.14 Social Care Worker Person Specification - EIJB0243

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