Job Details: Derralossary House: Social Care Worker x 2


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Derralossary House: Social Care Worker x 2
SOCIAL CARE WORKER (FULLTIME)

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

We are currently seeking to recruit two full time Social Care
Worker’s to work in our short-term residential unit based in
Roundwood, Co. Wicklow, which works exclusively with separated
children seeking asylum.

WHAT DOES DERRALOSSARY HOUSE DO?

Derralossary House is a short term residential centre based in
Roundwood, Co. Wicklow. The centre works exclusively with separated
children seeking asylum, catering for **Apply on the website** to
**Apply on the website** years old of mixed gender. Derralossary House
recognises that separated young people seeking asylum come with varied
and complex needs. We aim to ensure that the service provided
understands the cross-cultural differences and language barriers that
occur with the young people in their placement. Derralossary House
recognises that common to all these young people is the need to
provide a welcoming, safe, secure, warm and nurturing environment. The
staff team is made up of individuals who have vast experience in
working with minority groups and are very knowledgeable in the asylum
process. Derralossary House provides programs to develop the young
people’s skills and preparing them for a longer-term placement. The
team in Derralossary House are committed in our efforts to support and
encourage the young people to reach their full potential by ensuring
that all their primary care needs are met utilising our model of care
– Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. We work in close partnership with
the TUSLA Social Work Team for separated children seeking asylum with
a view to trying to achieve the best possible outcomes for the young
people in our care.

LOCATION: ROUNDWOOD, CO. WICKLOW

HOURS OF WORK: Residential Work (predominately day shifts)

QUALIFICATIONS:

* A recognised third level practice qualification_ _(minimum Level 7
on the NFQ) in Applied Social Studies/Social Care.

EXPERIENCE:

* Experience in the area of residential care would be beneficial
* Experience working in partnership with vulnerable children
* Essential competencies: communication skills, commitment to
providing the highest level of service, openness to change,
professionalism and respect for others.
* All applicants must have a full, clean driving license (manual)
essential.

CLOSING DATE: 5pm, Wednesday 2nd December, **Apply on the website**.
INTERVIEW DATES: Wednesday 9th and Thursday **Apply on the website**th
of December, **Apply on the website**.

Please complete the attached application form and email it to: **Apply
on the website**

_Traveller Families Care Clg is a Voluntary Organisation providing a
range of Community and Residential Services for Traveller families and
Children who Travel in partnership with TUSLA, The Child and Family
Agency. These posts provide an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic
and evolving service committed to quality child care practices. We
offer regular supervision and ongoing opportunities for training and
professional development.
Traveller Families Care GLC are a voluntary Organisation. We receive
funding from TUSLA to provide residential care. Salaries are in line
with TUSLA Pay Scales and staff are eligible to join the HSE Pension
Scheme.
Traveller Families Care Clg is an Equal Opportunity Employer_


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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