Social Care Worker & Support Workers – Autism & Disability

ARCS are currently recruiting for experienced Full Time, Part Time & Relief Social Care Workers & Support Workers for their Autism and Disabilities centre based in Clogheen Co. Tipperary.

ARCS, part of the Daffodil Care Group invests in our teams and truly value their contribution to the organisation.

Who we are –

As a Social Care Worker / Support Worker and working as part of a team you will be responsible for the day-to-day activities in the residential centre and work in close collaboration with the Deputy Team Leader and Team Lead in creating and maintaining a warm, accepting and secure environment for the young people in your care and will play a key role in the delivery of the highest standard of therapeutic residential services.

What we can offer you:

  • Attractive starting salary package for our Full time Social Care Workers of €36,113.23 – €38,791.44 and €34,064 – €35,351 for Support Workers per annum (depending on experience) inclusive of sleeping time and premiums.
  • Incremental salary scale
  • Combination of shifts patterns i.e. 24-hour shifts, 12-hour shifts, Live waking night shifts.
  • Continued professional development educational grants available to teams and individuals.

Employee Benefits:

  • Paid core training allowance
  • Health Insurance Scheme
  • Maternity Cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Free access to any additional professional training offered by SCTI, Social Care Training Ireland e.g. Leadership & Management in Social Care, Professional Supervision Skills
  • Education Assistance Grants
  • Professional Career Development programme
  • Team Building Activities
  • Company Social Events & away days
  • Refer a Friend Bonus

Qualifications & Experience

Minimum Level 7 qualification or degree in the care sector some relevant degrees include:

  • Social Care
  • Social work
  • Psychology
  • Child & Adult Psychotherapy
  • Youth & Community
  • Teaching
  • Nursing
  • Social Science
  • Counselling
  • Addiction Studies
  • Early Childhood studies
  • Disability studies

Support workers need a minimum of a Level 5 qualification in any of the above.

  • A full driving license
  • Experience of working with vulnerable young people and youth and families in the community or residential setting

At ARCS we promote the professional and personal development of each team member. With a clear focus on our ethos and therapeutic approach, we provide for significant investment in our people, who in turn through their professionalism and commitment greatly enhance the experience and outcomes for our service users.

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