Assisted Living Service Coordinator
We would like to invite applications for the following full-time permanent post;
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
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
IWA is an Equal Opportunities Employer