Relief Social Care Worker

  • Cork
  • Odyssey Social Care

Are you a Social Care Professional committed to making a positive impact on the lives of young people in care?

Would you like to join an organisation dedicated to helping young people achieve their potential?

Odyssey Social Care are seeking energetic Relief Social Care Workers to join our residential care teams based in Youghal, Mitchelstown, & Fermoy Co. Cork. In your role you will act as the support and care worker to young people in the house, working towards achieving better outcomes for young people every day.

What we can offer you :

  • Attractive salary including full hourly rate for overnights
  • €216.30 for 15-hour shift
  • €337.45 for 24.5-hour shift
  • A rostering system focused on ensuring a work/life balance
  • Paid while you attend fun activities and outings
  • Life Assurance (DIS)
  • Health Insurance Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • The best career progression opportunities in the sector
  • A clear and defined pathway to management
  • Team Building Activities
  • Company Social Events
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Bonus Available

We value our staff - for more information click on the company tab above for more information.

What you bring : A minimum Level 7 qualification in Social Care or a relevant and or related Qualification **Relevant alternative qualifications include:

  • Social work
  • Psychology (Level 8)
  • Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Counselling / Psychotherapy
  • Addiction Counselling
  • Youth & Community
  • Social Science
  • Family Support
  • Teaching
  • Nursing Studies
  • Disability Studies
  • Applied Behavioural Analysis
  • Early Years Care
  • Applied Policing
  • Higher Certificate in Custodial Care (Irish Prison) or Equivalent
  • A full manual driving licence
  • An ability to work with young people
  • A passion and commitment to make a difference in young person’s life
  • A commitment to continuous improvement
  • A willingness to be a positive role model as part of a care team

If you want to make a difference, we’d love to hear from you!

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” - Helen Keller


Job Type : Part-time


  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Education :

  • Bachelor's (required)

Experience :

  • residential care: 1 year (preferred)


  • Full manual Irish driving licence (required)

Work Location: In person