SCWs , Medical Professionals & Healthcare

Social Care Worker

  • Full Time
  • Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
  • 41999406

PE Global Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Social Care Worker for a HSE facility in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.

This is a contract position with a strong potential for being made permanent.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Deliver a quality service ensuring professional standards are maintained in accordance with professional, national and local requirements.
  • Work within current legislation and policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols as laid down by the employer.
  • Treat service users and their families with dignity and respect, promoting a culture of unconditional positive regard at all times.
  • Contribute to the promotion, creation and maintenance of a welcoming, safe, caring, stable and therapeutic environment.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate care plans, placement plans and treatment programmes as part of a multi-disciplinary team, ensuring the written and verbal reporting of general and individual treatment programmes.
  • Work constructively and in a positive manner within the team to deliver services which are safe, progressive, individualised and meet the needs of those using the service.
  • Recognise service users as expert through experience, promoting their participation in care planning, placement planning, decision-making and service delivery.
  • Ensure that the primary care needs of the service user are met e.g., support the service user to ensure high quality well balanced meals are consumed.
  • Undertake various aspects of home management including the household budget, upkeep, cleaning, hygiene etc.
  • Support the service user in the organisation of personal documents, information and finance.
  • Participate in meetings in relation to the care and development of the service user.
  • Work in partnership with the parent, family, and other agencies on behalf of the service user.
  • Promote the rights and responsibilities of each service user within the centre.
  • Promote physical, emotional, social, cultural, ethnic and spiritual welfare of each service user in care.
  • Encourage attendance at training centres, medical and clinical appointments.
  • Accompany clients / residents and drive HSE owned vehicles to accommodate social and community activities.
  • Ensure that the care of the service user both on and off site is risk assessed and compliant.
  • Supervise service users on outings from the centre.
  • Actively participate in crisis management including physical intervention in line with local / national policy and procedure (currently Therapeutic Crisis Intervention).
  • Provide verbal and written feedback on the progress of the service user as required.
  • Assist with transfer / referral to other services where appropriate.
  • Work as a keyworker for the service user as required.
  • Remain calm and manage self when faced with volatile and potentially violent situations.
  • Ensure that the service users are not subject to any forms of abuse and, in particular, ensure that they are not subject to bullying or the threat of bullying.
  • Be available, as appropriate, to relatives or people of significance to service user, to offer information, support and guidance.

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant professional qualification.
  • New graduates are welcome to apply.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Michelle Roche on +353832033637 or alternatively send an up to date CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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