We would like to invite applications for the following full-time permanent post;

ALS Coordinator

Kells, Co.Meath

Please note this position requires that you have received at least one dose of a Covid19 vaccine and be willing to receive the second dose.

The overall purpose of the job is to manage the daily operation of Assisted Living Service in the North East area (Based in the Kells office), enabling service users to get maximum outcome from the service they have been allocated, enhancing their independence, and promoting equity in line with IWAs person centered processes. To provide a line management support for Supported Personal Assistants ensuring the highest quality of service provision for our service users. You will need to participate and integrate as a member of Assisted Living Services team. Close relationships will be established with voluntary and statutory agencies providing Assisted Living Services, Health Service Executive personnel, voluntary agencies as well as staff and management within other IWA Directorates.

Training, Experience and Qualifications

A QQI Level 8 degree or professional qualification or higher in one of the following disciplines: Applied Social Studies / Allied Health or Nursing / Social Worker / Occupational Therapist / Community Work, General Management is essential

A number of years in a supervisory management role with people management experience is essential.

Previous experience of working within disability sector or similar services is an advantage. Candidates from other sectors need to be able to demonstrate that they have relevant transferable skills

Full driver's license and use of your own car is required.


Knowledge and Skills

Strong communication, creativity, problem solving and decision-making skills

Strong time management and planning skills

Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

Experience of working with people with disabilities or a marginalised group is desirable

Strong administrative and excellent IT skills (Microsoft Office & Database Management) are essential

Fluent English speaker



The ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team

Person centered approach

An ability to build strong relationships at all levels

Strong customer service focus

Flexible approach to work

High level of confidentiality




Strategic thinking

Commercial focus

Critical analysis & decision making

Communicating & influencing

Motivating, developing & empowering

Managing & developing performance

Adaptability, drive & resilience



Remuneration & Benefits

Salary range between €41,933 and €50,557 (DOE)

Vouched expenses and mileage

Excellent working conditions

Training & development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Access to Defined Contribution Pension scheme and group VHI & HSF Health Cash Plans if the position is made permanent.

Employee Assistance Programme

Bike to Work Scheme


Please note - ACADEMIC AND/OR PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:- Documentary evidence of your relevant qualification(s) may/will be required in advance of or during the recruitment process.




The closing date for applications is Tuesday 28 September 2021


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