DO YOU HAVE THE VISION & PASSION TO BE A KEY DRIVER AND CHAMPION OF
SUPPORTING PEOPLE TO LIVE SELF-DETERMINED LIVES?
St Patrick’s Centre provides residential and community supports for
adults with Intellectual Disability within a community-based setting.
We provide supports which will enable people to live a good life in
their own home, with the supports and opportunities to become active,
valued and inclusive members of their local communities. St
Patrick’s Community Services enable a supported self-directed living
(SSDL) model of provision which is underpinned by our beliefs, values
We are looking for a PERSON IN CHARGE (PIC)/CNM 1 / SOCIAL CARE LEADER
for **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** HOURS p/week (PERMANENT) TO be a key
driver and champion of supporting people to live self-determined lives
and to be a central communicator with all stakeholders including
families, multi-disciplinary teams, psychologist, senior management,
community, employers and others. The PIC will lead the house on a
day-to-day basis and in consultation with their line manager when key
decisions are being made. He/she should be flexible in their approach
to service provision and have the ability to work as a team member.
He/she will be required to take an active part in ensuring that
day-to-day operations of the Services reflect the ethos and vision of
the St. Patrick’s Centre, and that the needs of the people supported
are being met through professional work practices.
SPC takes very seriously the responsibilities that the PIC holds under
the HIQA Regulations, and recognise the demands on these roles
attracts a considerable workload; In response to this SPC have
recently increased the number of PIC’s to ensure appropriate scope
and scale of this role. An SPC PIC will be responsible for no more
than 2 designated centres with a maximum of 5 people supported.
SALARY SCALE: Linked to HSE Social Care Leader Salary Scale.
* 3rd Level Qualification of at least Level 7 in Social Care or
Applied Social Care Studies or
* Nursing Qualification – in Intellectual Disability, Psychiatric,
General, or Children’s
* A relevant Management Qualification is essential
* Proven practical experience or similar experience in a role of this
* Proven knowledge and experience of HIQA Standards and
* Full clean drivers’ licence (Manual) and use of own vehicle is
BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH US
* Competitive Salary Linked to HSE Salary Scales
* Training Opportunities
* Pension Plan
* Fortnightly Pay
* Employee Assistance Program
Please submit your UP-TO-DATE CV AND A COVER LETTER TO: HR, St
Patricks Centre, Unit **Apply on the website**/**Apply on the
website** Danville Business Park, Kilkenny or via email to **Apply on
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