Person In Charge

Posted 10 May 2024
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJennifer Kessie Kay

Job description

What you need to know
Matrix Recruitment are seeking to recruit  a Person In Charge  for our Client based in County Kildare

This is a full-time Permeant role. 
Our client is a thriving and long-established organization dedicated to assisting individuals with intellectual disabilities and other special needs across Ireland. They are committed to making a meaningful impact and providing extensive support services.
Your New Job:
The main purpose of the role is to uphold the ethos and values by overseeing the day-to-day management of the Community. This involves ensuring that the Community provides residential and person-centered support, creating a safe environment where individuals can enjoy an excellent quality of life and achieve their ambitions. disability landscape.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and plan all aspects of the service to meet Health Information & Quality Authority standards.
  • Provide leadership to the Community.
  • Manage staff effectively.
  • Ensure the Community operates effectively and sustainably.
  • Serve as a model of social enterprise and community building involving disabled adults.
  • Support delivery of the organisation’s mission, vision, and values
  • Comply and positively promote the CCOI competency framework through behaviors in the workplace.
  • Engage with residents to shape and develop support.
  • Develop appropriate relationships with the HSE, external partners, and other agencies to promote collaboration.
  • Generate opportunities and support the future plans and possibilities for the Community.
  • Be conscious of health and safety matters in the workplace.
What are we looking for?
  • Minimum of a Level 7 on the QQI Framework – BA in Social Care Studies, Social Care Management, or equivalent relevant qualification in Health or Social Care
  • Postgraduate qualification ideally in Social Care Management or Management Qualification
  • At least 3 years of senior supervisory/management experience at a similar level of responsibility including demonstrable experience in strategic planning.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the health/social care or voluntary sector
  • Excellent understanding of current policy and developments at national and sectoral levels in relation to Social Care within disability services
  • Proven ability in maintaining an information system for the recording and retrieval of accurate information/records.
  • Worked with vulnerable adults or children in an environment that promotes their rights, safety, and well-being.
  • Excellent working knowledge of HIQA Regulations and Standards and the relevant regulatory framework
  • Effective line management and people management skills
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of safeguarding requirements including Trust in Care and Children’s First

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