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Employer The Care Team
Job Title Social Care Worker (Child/Adolescent Home Support Role)
Description Description:

Contact Care is a home grown Irish Company with an experienced caring team of healthcare professionals. Contact Care provides quality client-centred services to adults and children with physical and intellectual disabilities in their home or in a community residential setting. We follow the social care model in our delivery of services as defined by the Philosophy of Independent Living.


This role involves working with a child/adolescent on a particular structured activity programme or in a social activity/befriending programme with a young person. A plan for support will be set out in partnership with the family and a social worker. These services are usually delivered after school hours and there may be a requirement for occasional Saturdays. The role involves the promotion of independence, choice, and wellbeing to enable the child /adolescent enjoy the highest quality of life within their local community. We would like to hear from enthusiastic, motivated people who have a genuine desire/interest in working in this area.

Hours of Work: 15:00 – 18:30 Monday – Friday, Saturdays (Can vary based on case load)
Salary: €15 per hour

Qualification Criteria:

•Degree in Social Care
•Current Patient Handling Certificate
•Current Child First Certificate
•Current CPI (MAPA) Certificate or equivalent

Additional Requirements for the position:

•Recognised qualification in Early Years, Child Care, Social Care, or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years practical experience, or 5 years practical experience working with children and families in a community setting in a paid capacity.
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•Applicants must have a car along with a clean driving licence,
•3 references.
•Fluent English both spoken and comprehension.
Location Dublin
Date Added 160 days ago
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