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Posted on: 18 Nov 2016

Social Care Workers with Mental Health experience - Cork  

We are seeking applications from energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our team for the above position.   The successful candidate will be afforded all necessary training and development in line with the role.  Candidates must be highly motivated, creative and experienced with a passion for engaging with clients on a daily basis. Candidates must be self-driven, focused and diverse

The Company

Nua Healthcare specialises in providing Residential care, Community outreach and Day services to adults and children with complex support requirements on both the Intellectual Disability and Mental Health spectrums.  We pride ourselves in providing true person-centred care for individuals in their own home or in appropriate community based care facilities.

Selection Process

  • Competency based interview against criteria for the role
  • Competency Framework Evaluation conducted against role

Key Responsibilities

  • Previous experience within the area of Social Care
  • Experience of report writing, personal support plans, people and roster management
  • Genuine respect and empathy for diversity and individuality
  • Flexible, Responsible and mature approach to work
  • Professional, accountable, good planning and time management skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent Written, Spoken and Listening skills
  • Excellent Problem Solving skills
  • Excellent Decision Making skills
  • Excellent Planning skills
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Excellent ability to relate to staff at all levels with specific regard to Understanding and Managing Relationships

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Level 7 or Level 8 Degree in Social Care
  • Experience in working in the Mental Health Sector
  • Full Clean Drivers’ Licence
  • Garda Vetting upon your application
  • Relief positions available 20 hours - 40 hours per week.
  • Full time position will be dependent upon location, experience and qualification

If you wish to apply for this post; please send your CV along with a cover letter, recruitment@nuahealthcare.ie.  A full job description for the role is available upon request.