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Posted on: 30 Jan 2017

Team Leader

County Cork

We are seeking applications from energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our team for the position of Team Leader – PIC. 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

  • Promote & nurture person-centred planning using key worker systems and shared goal setting, maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Identify supports and work in partnership with the individual, their family and other supports as outlined within individual plans
  • Support the development and implementation of relevant documents outlining supports for individuals including: personal plans, standard operating procedures etc.
  • Support and promote maximum opportunities for community involvement for people who use the service
  • Create and maintain monthly staff roster
  • Create and maintain monthly house budget in accordance with financial guidelines
  • Responsible for the overall growth and direction of the community home in accordance with the mission, vision and values of the business
  • Lead and develop staff teams through best practice performance management systems and supports, dealing with any issues/difficulties relating to staff as they arise
  • Lead staff team to work constructively. Motivating staff and Service Users, as appropriate
  • Encourage development of self and others through staff appraisal process and monthly supervision
  • Identify training needs with staff team and facilitate adherence at training as necessary
  • Work in a way that ensures the service is delivered in compliance with relevant legislation, Nua Healthcare’s, policies and practices and contractual requirements
  • Promote, monitor and maintain health and safety and security in the workplace in line with policies and procedures

Essential Criteria

  • Degree in Social Studies (or suitable equivalent relevant qualification)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • 3 – 5 experience in a social care role
  • Experience of reporting on monthly KPI’s linked to key business objectives  
  • Experience of budget management
  • Be a highly motivated, proactive individual who can organize and lead a team effectively
  • Strong organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Full, Clean Driver’s License

If you wish to apply for this post; please send your CV along with a cover letter, to recruitment@nuahealthcare.ie