Job Details: Gateway Organisation: Aftercare Workers


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Gateway Organisation: Aftercare Workers
GATEWAY ORGANISATION LTD., ARE RECRUITING FOR FULL-TIME AFTERCARE
WORKERS

LOCATION: Leitrim

FULL TIME AFTERCARE WORKERS – SLEEPOVERS (**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**
HOURS PER WEEK)

Gateway Organisation Ltd. is a well-established independent Irish
owned agency which provides a range of child-centred residential
services for young people who require out-of-home care since **Apply
on the website**.

Due to expansion, Gateway Organisation Ltd. are currently seeking
positive and committed Aftercare Workers to join the Aftercare team.
The role of the Aftercare worker is to assist and support young adults
ages **Apply on the website** transition after care to live as
independently as possible in their own home and to equip those young
Adults with the skills to sustain and improve on their independence.

Aftercare workers in consultation with the young adult create and
provide a range of programmes and services to help young adults to
develop their skills and confidence to prepare them for moving on from
residential care, foster care and many other support and community
services.

As an Aftercare worker, you will be responsible for reaching daily
goals set out in the young adults Aftercare plan and supporting them
to reach their full potential. Aftercare work is based in the
community, 1:1 support & in the young adult’s home. Your role is to
ensure the highest possible standards of care are maintained always.
You will work alongside the team to provide a therapeutic Aftercare
service which will provide frontline care to young adults.

OTHER KEY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

* Programme Development, weekly goal setting in conjunction with the
young adult.
* Working effectively as part of the team to ensure the team carry
out allocated tasks in a competent and professional manner;
* Liaising and working with a multi-disciplinary team to achieve
best possible outcomes;
* Under the guidance of the Aftercare Manager, participating in the
completion of Review Reports and to act as a support to ensure the
young adult self-advocates at Review meetings;
* Completing and maintaining administrative records relating to the
young adults.
* Completing weekly reports on all goals and work completed.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:

* Workers must possess a qualification at degree level on the
National Framework of Qualifications in Social Care, Social Work,
Youth Work Qualification (or other relevant discipline);
* A passion and drive for change with self-motivation and
determination.
* A deep understanding of mental health needs and experiencing of
supporting young adults with mental health needs.
* Experience of working with behaviour that challenge.
* Personal attributes of positivity, flexibility and a
solution-focused outlook as well as empathy and maturity are
essential;
* A current full clean Driving Licence.

TO APPLY: Please send a curriculum vitae and supporting documentation
to: **Apply on the website**


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Type: Permanent
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Category: Others

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