Social Care Worker - Dromore West, Co Sligo

  • Sligo
  • Orchard Residential Care
The Orchard Care Group is a wholly Irish owned company dedicated to providing the best possible care, supports and outcomes for children, young people, and adults in Ireland across a range of settings and locations, in fostering, disability and mainstream residential services. The Group brings together three leading brands in Irish social care - Orchard Residential, Orchard Community Care and Orchard Fostering.     As we continue to expand to provide additional services to meet the needs of those we care for, we currently have a number of opportunities within our Orchard Residential Care division, at our new location in Co Sligo, for full time and part time Social Care Workers.    We are seeking applications from enthusiastic social care workers with a passion for supporting young people who are unable to live with own families and who are referred to our service by Tusla. These positions are ideal for those who enjoy working in a team and want to make a difference in the lives of children and young people who have experienced trauma in their early years. You will be provided with extensive training in our model of care to assist you in your role and will also have access to a multidisciplinary team that provides therapeutic support to the young people. Essential Requirements:   Qualification of minimum level 7 social care degree (or alternative to include social work, social science, counselling, child and adolescent psychotherapy, youth and community work) or a level 8 qualification in psychology Have a genuine passion for working with children and young people Have full eligibility and availability to work with us  Benefits to working with Company Opportunity to work with a dedicated team in a meaningful role Working in a well-resourced environment with access to the multidisciplinary team Highly competitive incremental salary scale allowing progression Flexible work schedule to accommodate both staff and service users Excellent contributory pension scheme  Comprehensive training, support with further & higher education, including paid training on commencement.  A clear commitment to your continuous professional and career development as we grow across Ireland.  Income Protection  Premium Sunday and Bank Holiday rates  Bike to work scheme  Employee Assistance Programme