Relief Locum Support Workers

    Reference No:   RLSWBHL1218
    Location:   Bethany House, Longford
    Duration:   Permanent, Relief Contract
    Hours:   Variable pending roster needs. Various shift patterns.
    Published:   11 December 2018
    Closing Date:   4pm Thursday 03 January 2019

    The purpose of the post is to assist the Service to provide safe secure accommodation and support to homeless women and children. To provide cover for the staff team (day or night shifts), providing an efficient and high quality service to clients. 

    The ideal candidates will possess the following;

    • A good standard of education is essential for this position. 
    • BA in Social Care/NFQ Level 7 or higher is desirable for this position
    • FETAC Level 5 (or higher) healthcare qualification or training in health or social care would be a distinct advantage
    • To have an understanding of the needs of homeless people. 
    • Knowledge and understanding around addiction and mental health issues. 
    • At least one year’s experience of working in a paid or voluntary capacity in a social care context. 
    • Experience of a homeless sector service would be a distinct advantage.
    • To respond in a warm and compassionate manner while retaining professional boundaries.  
    • To have excellent report writing and record keeping skills.
    • To have a knowledge of Health and Safety issues.
    • Be honest and trustworthy
    • Be respectful
    • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
    If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please fill out the application form below.

    Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

    SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

    How to Apply

    If you wish to apply, please download and complete the application form. CVs will not be accepted


    Personal Details

    Application Document

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