About the Company

We are a family run company with over 30 years’ experience in the delivery of care and support. Quality is at the heart of everything that we do.

We place immense value in our staff and support them through ongoing training, development, and routes for progression.

Children’s Care Ireland aim become to become innovators in the field of children’s residential care, setting higher standards to enhance and improve the lives of each and every child in our care.

Our homes are modern and homely and provide the optimum environment for the delivery of empathetic care and support.

Join us as we establish our Children’s Care Service and raise the bar in the provision of children’s care.


We are seeking to build a team of professionals who are passionate and committed. We offer excellent rates of pay and ongoing routes for progression and development.

Call Kelly today on 016917162 or select apply now and we will be in touch if you meet our requirements. 

The role

Children’s Care Ireland are seeking dedicated and compassionate and Social Care Leaders to be part of the team at their new children’s residential facility in Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan

Working in a supervisory role and in collaboration with the Home Manager you will help guide the team in the delivery of high-quality social care in a safe and therapeutic environment in accordance regulatory requirements and Our policies and procedures.

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Principal responsibilities

  • To work directly with the young people in a home like setting, developing a therapeutic, professional, and caring relationship to ensure that their physical, psychological, social, and emotional needs are met.
  • To assist the management team in creating and maintaining a caring, safe, stable, and professional environment for both the young people to live in and the staff to work in.
  • To assist in the development of educational plans and support participation in recreational activities
  • To keep accurate and up to date records and reports in respect of individual young people and the daily activities of the home.
  • Oversee budgets for young people including clothing budgets, holiday budgets, school budgets and family access budgets.
  • Attend and contribute at meetings such as Child in Care Reviews / Looked After Reviews, Placement Planning Meetings and other relevant multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Oversee, write, and edit all reports when submitted for meeting and reviews.
  • Take responsibility for the effective and efficient running of shifts.
  • Oversee, supervise, and develop the skills of staff in their daily working practice.
  • Support management with the in-house induction of new staff and complete supervision both formal and informal with new staff
  • Promote and actively encourage the delivery of a safe, structured, and nurturing environment.
  • Complete identified pieces of monitoring work as directed by management.
  • Complete internal audits on key work files to ensure all is in line with National Standards and company policy and procedures.
  • Undertake role of Designated Liaison Person (DLP) for Child Protection within the home
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team both within the home and with external agencies
  • Ensure and undertake supervisory responsibilities, including the written supervision of care team support workers, within legislative time scales.
  • To comply with relevant Health and Safety including Fire Safety policy and procedures
  • Participate in training and continued professional development undertaking all relevant training as required.
  • Ensure the delivery of all key worker areas and responsibilities.
  • Participate in shift patterns which will include, evenings, weekend, and sleepovers. There may be occasions where there may have to be waking nights depending on the needs and risks presented by the young people.
  • Participate in the on-call rota as and when required.

Qualifications Required

Level 7 qualification (degree) or above in one of the following:

  • Social Care
  • Social Work
  • Health and Social
  • Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Youth & Community
  • Teaching
  • Nursing
  • Social Science
  • Addiction Counselling
  • Counselling / Psychotherapy
  • Family Support
  • Disability Studies
  • Applied Behavioural Analysis
  • Early Years Care

Level 8 qualification (Honours degree) or above in one of the following:

  • Psychology

Other qualifications:

  • Higher Certificate in Custodial Care (Irish Prison Service)

Experience Required:

  • 2 years relevant experience working with children/young people from challenging backgrounds.
  • Successfully completed Key working roles (or equivalent) for a minimum of 6 months
  • Up to date knowledge of legislation surrounding Residential Childcare and Safeguarding
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working with a range of professionals in the industry
  • Ability to deliver reports and meet deadlines.
  • Full driving licence
  • Flexible approach to meet business needs.

We reserve the right to enhance the criteria at shortlisting stage

Childrens Care Ireland are an Equal Opportunities Employer


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