Job Details: Crosscare: Social Care Worker - Homeless Services


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Crosscare: Social Care Worker - Homeless Services
[Crosscare]

SOCIAL CARE WORKER - JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: SOCIAL CARE WORKER

PROGRAMME: Homeless Services

THE EMPLOYER: Crosscare is the social care agency of the Dublin
Diocese and is a registered charity.
Crosscare delivers services with a servant leadership ethos.
Crosscare’s Homeless Services operate a range of residential
services targeting adults & families experiencing homelessness. The
services aim to move people out of homelessness and into homes of
their own.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Full Time **Apply on the website**.5 Hours per week

7-day rota (including evening & weekends – Days)

CONTRACTS & LOCATION

* 1 year Fixed Term Contract (Cedar House)
* 6 month Fixed Term Contract – Maternity Cover (Bentley House)

SALARY: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** – Band
D4

ROLE PURPOSE:

To provide a critical service in **Apply on the website**-hour short
term residential services to adult men, women and families
experiencing homelessness. Those living with us are placed with the
aim of our services assisting them to secure a long-term home whilst
ensuring all supports and personal attributes required to sustain
their home are put in place. We are committed to delivering the
highest standard of care possible and working closely with other
colleagues in care planning and case management in line with the DRHE
Pathways Model.

Our services are challenging environments as we seek to achieve an
inclusive approach working with people with complex issues.

This role is completely client focused consistently seeking the best
outcome for those we work for.

REPORTS TO: Deputy Project/Project Leader

THE ROLE:

_KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:_

* To implement the case management system and engage in one to one
work with a specific allocated case load, from referral stage to
disengagement. This includes HNA Assessment, Developing and
implementing a comprehensive support plan, Updating the PASS System,
advocating on behalf of the client, arranging meeting, linking the
client in to appropriate services assisting each client in finding a
long-term home.
* To engage with and build professional trusting relationships with
individual service users and families, treating them with dignity and
respect, and working within the values of Crosscare
* To carry out all duties connected with the operation of a
residential service, resolving conflict, responding to health issues,
premise management, taking referrals, welcoming and engaging with
residents
* To liaise with and advocate to a broad range of external service
providers in addition to internal services
* To work effectively as part of a team and being open to reasonable
requests from Project Leader/Deputy in order to ensure effective
working relationships and responses to residents
* To work within the policies of Crosscare and the standard
operating procedures of the project

_General_

* To assist and contribute to the quality agenda in order to ensure
that a consistent delivery of service and quality standards are
adhered to in the project
* To perform all the administrative duties relating to the role in
order to ensure that the project runs smoothly
* To observe all Health and Safety policies of the project and to be
involved in continual quality improvement in order to ensure that the
security of the building is maintained at all times day and night

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

_QUALIFICATION REQUIRED_

* Minimum BA Degree in Applied Social Care, Addiction, Mental Health,
Nursing, Psychology or equivalent full Level 7 awarded by the National
Qualifications Framework (NQF) QQI
OR
* Applicants with a minimum of 5 YEARS EMPLOYMENT IN A DIRECTLY
TRANSFERABLE POST will be considered for the post if they have
completed the DCU Homeless Intervention & Prevention or Care & Case
Mgmt. Certificate course and/or an NFQ Level 6 in Addiction Studies
and have demonstrable additional training as detailed below

_EXPERIENCE REQUIRED_

* A minimum of 1-year relevant employment working with similar client
group
* Internal Candidates - A minimum of 6months relevant employment
working with similar client group

DESIRABLE

* Work experience and employment in homeless services, addiction
services residential services, community and/or the youth work sector.

* ADDITIONAL TRAINING IN:

* Addiction
* Mental Health
* TCI
* First Aid, CPR, AED PASS
* Counselling
* ASIST
* HNA & Case Management

APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICANTS SHOULD SEND THEIR CV (2 PAGES MAX) & COVER LETTER SHOWING
HOW THEY MEET THE SELECTION CRITERIA & E-MAIL IT TO **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**

PLEASE SPECIFY ON EMAIL WHICH ROLE YOU WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS WILL BE THE **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**TH
JANUARY **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** AND INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD THE WEEK
OF THE 1ST FEBRUARY **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**.

_CROSSCARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
Garda Vetting will apply to this role_


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Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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