Employer Vacancies

Residential Social Care Worker



Company Name: Oberstown Children Detention Campus

Location of Position: Lusk Co.Dublin

Company URL: www.oberstown.com


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Vacancy Type: Current Vacancy

Duties: The Role of the Residential Social Care Worker The Residential Social Care Worker’s primary purpose is to work directly with the young people on campus and their families, as well as internal and external professionals and agencies, in the provision of services to support the care and development of the young person and their re-integration into the community. Principal Duties and Responsibilities • To be directly involved in frontline care of children and young people, including those with behavioural difficulties, in a secure care setting • To carryout duties in line with the Oberstown Children Detention Campus policies and procedures, in particular the Safeguarding and Children First policies • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, children and young people, and their families • Work in partnership with colleagues and other professionals to meet the social, emotional, educational, health and mental health needs of the children and young people • Develop, design and implement care placement programmes by: - Acting as a key worker to specific children and young people; - Completing and maintaining administrative records relating to children and young people including preparing reports - Promoting positive outcomes for children and young people in areas of staying safe, being healthy, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution to their own wellbeing - Providing a positive role model for the children and young people - Working in accordance with the Standards and Criteria for Children Detention Schools 2008, relevant legislation and co-operate with any inspection process • Working in accordance with all campus wide policies and procedures, such as care, HR, health and safety, operating, etc. • Other duties commensurate with the level of responsibility that may be assigned from time to time. The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.

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Application Procedure

Method application: How to apply; Logon to www.oberstown.com for application form and information booklet.

Closing Date: 17-01-2018