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Social Care Assistant Residential & Day Kiltimagh & Swinford , Co. Mayo

Western Care Association

At Western Care we aim to provide the most appropriate care, in the most appropriate setting for the people we support. And right now, we are looking to grow and support our team across County Mayo.

Why not be part of a progressive team, that’s delivering for its community.

Western Care – Supporting People To Live Their Lives.

Social Care Assistant x4

Residential & Day Services

Kiltimagh & Swinford Areas, Co. Mayo

  • Permanent 35 hours per week (day hours) Reference Number 2024-021
  • Permanent 30 hours per week (day hours) – Reference Number 2024-022

Further information is available by contacting Gary Dunne, Area Manager Tel: 087 3511782

  • Permanent 29.6 per week – Reference Number 2024-023
  • Permanent 19.5 hours per week (night duty) – Reference Number 2024-024

Further information is available by contacting Helen Barrett, Service Manager Tel: 087-1651485

  • All applications by current C.V.
  • Closing Date – February 1st, 2024

Job Brief

Successful applicant will be required to deliver on the vision for people they are supporting. You will work directly with an individual, supporting them to gain valued social roles in their lives and participate in meaningful creative activities through developing appropriate supports. You will also advocate on behalf of the individual with regard to their needs and preferences and support the development of their Individual Plans.

Qualification Details

No minimum level required for Social Care Assistant positions

Candidate Requirements

  • Successful candidate will have experience in the area of facilitating and supporting people who have high and/or complex needs
  • A genuine understanding and interest in working alongside people in effecting positive opportunities and change in their lives in a meaningful way
  • The ability to listen, to see and respectfully advocate for and on behalf of the individual with regard to their needs, preferences, rights and dreams
  • Have excellent communication skills and a clear understanding of team work with motivation to deliver high quality facilitation, working alongside individuals, their families and other disciplines
  • A strong belief in people’s rights, inclusion and equality
  • Flexibility will be required from time to time to respond to service demands
  • Working knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations is essential
  • Good knowledge of IT skills is preferable

Other Requirements

  • Full driver’s license is essential
  • All applicants will be subject to Irish Garda Vetting & Reference checks
  • All applicants from Countries outside the E.U. will be required to provide relevant work authorization to take up employment in Republic of Ireland. This must be submitted along with Application
  • All applicants will be required to access Overseas Police Clearance if they have lived outside of the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland more than 6 months since the age of 18 years

Salary Scale

Social Care Assistant Pay Scale (Scale Range EUR27,990 – EUR38,844 per annum)

  • this is based on full time working hours i.e.39 hours per week

Employment Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension and Life Insurance Scheme
  • Annual leave in excess of statutory entitlement
  • Premiums including anti-social payments on residential rosters
  • Dedicated learning and development
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Staff initiatives e.g. Employee Assistance Programme, Bike-to-Work Scheme
  • Sick pay scheme


Applicants must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to this post and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service

Further information available by emailing [email protected]

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