Solis MMC Children’s Services is continuously developing as an organisation and in order to grow to our anticipated capacity we require a highly skilled workforce motivated to provide high quality services.
Due to continuing expansion we now have vacancies nationwide for the following positions:
- Residential Support Worker (Full-Time and Casual Relief)
- Community Support Workers
- Graduate Residential Support Worker
Please contact 07493 86591 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Our current workforce consists of an array of skilled and qualified persons such as:
- Social Workers
- Social Care Workers
- Youth and Community Workers
Such a mix of professions allows us to provide a holistic approach in our engagement with young people and has proved effective in meeting the assessed needs of young people through person-centred and solution-focused services.
Solis MMC value staff and their achievements and are dedicated to staff development. A continuous learning culture is promoted across the organisation and staff are afforded vast opportunities to expand upon their skill and knowledge base via training. The Solis MMC Training Department develop an Annual Training Schedule allowing staff to avail of both internal and external training opportunities. Such training includes:
- Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI)
- Children First
- Occupational First Aid
- Manual Handling
- Safe Talk
- Drug Awareness
- Mental Health Awareness
SUMMAY OF POSITIONS
Solis MMC workforce consists of the following positions:
RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKER (Full-Time and Casual Relief)
Starting Salary €31,000 plus relevant additional payments.
The role of the Residential Support Worker (RSW) will entail working within a residential care setting and providing the highest quality of care to young people. The RSW will be required to develop therapeutic relationships with young people, based on respect, individuality and objectivity. They will be required to contribute to an assessment of needs and implement a placement plan, focused on addressing assessed needs. They will engage in planned social, educational and leisure activities with young people and, through a person-centred approach, provide them with quality opportunities, experiences and social education, with the aim of contributing to their development and quality of life.
Applicants must possess:
- A recognised professional qualification to Diploma level.
- A minimum of two years experience in a residential setting or combined experience working with young people with challenging behaviour in a community setting or similar.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKERS
Starting Salary €37,000
The post holder will be required to work directly with young people and their family / carers in a community based context ensuring the highest quality of best practice. This role will also require administrative duties, as well as responsibilities pertaining to the progression, practice and implementation of service plan objectives for young people and their family /carers.
Applicants must possess:
- A recognised professional qualification to Degree Level (Preferably in Youth & Community Work, Social Work or Social Care)
- A minimum of one year’s post qualifying experience of working with young people and their family / carers.
- A full, clean driving license with access to a car and relevant business insurance indemnity.
GRADUATE RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKER
Starting salary €26,500 plus relevant additional payments.
Similar to the Residential Support Worker, the post holder will be required to work within a residential setting and provide young people with quality opportunities, experiences and social education, with the aim of contributing to their development and quality of life.
The Graduate post would suit a candidate with a current relevant qualification but who does not hold the full two years’ experience required for a Residential Support Worker post. The successful post holder will benefit from internal training by our fully qualified trainers in all mandatory fields as appropriate.
Please contact Head Office for a copy of the full Job Descriptions.
APPLICATION & VETTING FORMS
For all of the above positions, please complete the Solis MMC Children’s Services application form:
In addition to the Application Form, we would also request that you complete and return the Garda Vetting Form. The Vetting Form should be completed on a double sided A4 sheet. Please note that applications will only be processed when both forms have been received.
PLEASE RETURN YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS TO EITHER OF THE FOLLOWING:
POST: Old Customs House, Bunnamayne, Bridgend, Lifford, Co. Donegal.