Job Details

Social Care

  • Ref: #JOB-2251159
  • Dublin 9, Dublin 9, Whitehall, County Dublin, Ireland
  • No of positions: 1
  • Paid Position
  • 24 hours per week
  • 36192.00 Euro Annually
  • Published On: 14 Nov 2022
  • Closing On: 06 Dec 2022
Social Care Workers, Relief Social Care Workers
Our Residential care homes provide medium to long term residential care and aftercare services for young people (aged 8 - 18) - who are looked after within the care system.  Our services in Dublin offer an excellent opportunity to join an exciting childcare facility, allowing them to play an active role in service development, while working within a structured and supportive team.   
Welltree Model of Care: Dun na nÓg use The Welltree model is informed by the national outcomes’ framework and the goal of this is that all young people are respected, protected, and fulfilled, where their voices are heard, and they are supported to achieve the maximum of their potential now and in the future. The Welltree model promotes and provides highly effective responses to meet the needs and address the risks that may be presented by traumatised young people. The approach respects everyone’s gender, culture and beliefs and focuses on the development of healthy relationships which challenge and support young people without judging them. Personal accountability is accomplished through the provision of unconditional positive regard, honest and empathy.
Qualification Requirements:
Essential: Candidates must have a relevant qualification. At a minimum a B.A. in Social Care Level 8, B.A. in Applied Social Studies, Social Work, Clinical Psychology or Developmental Psychology. It is essential that Candidates must have experience working with young people at risk in a residential care setting. Candidates must also have a deep commitment to children’s rights and child protection and enjoy working in a dynamic, challenging environment. Desirable: Experience working with young people with challenging behaviour, and in a therapeutic setting.  A full clean driving license.
Dún na nÓg is committed to the ongoing development of staff through the provision of quality training, support, and supervision. These positions offer an excellent opportunity for the right candidates to work within an exciting and dynamic organisation.
Garda Vetting is a requirement for these positions
Location:    Dublin 
Contract:    Full time permanent and Relief Contracts available
Staff Supports, Debriefing, Keywork supervision, Study Leave, Parents Leave,  Maternity Leave, Health and Safety Leave •Appraisals oStaff appraisals and performance reports completed annually, Clearly identified professional development plans for each staff member, Goal setting for continuous professional development, Peer Support, Team building activities, organisation funded, Health and Wellbeing Allowance- Dún na nÓg staff team members are in receipt of a Health and Wellbeing Allowance.  This allowance supports employees with a subsidy towards the cost of expenses that support overall Wellbeing through physical, emotional, and community engagement.  This allowance incl. but is not ltd to, mthly gym memberships, fitness classes, healthy cooking classes, & mindfulness apps 

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