Person in Charge

Our Client an organisation providing care for people with intellectual disabilities is looking to recruit a Person in charge for a number of facilities in north Leinster.

Person Specification

  • Relevant third level qualification
  • Substantial experience of successfully leading and managing high quality intellectual disability services to enable demonstration of competent skills, behaviours and knowledge for the area.
  • Robust knowledge of relevant national policy, legislation and social care practice standards (with particular regard to Adult Social Care Services), and ability to shape and deliver services in line with these. In particular knowledge of statutory regulations, standards, role of person in charge and Health Act 2007
  • Positive approach to change management, with ability to deliver successful change management at a senior level.
  • Ability to create and maintain effective working relations and networks at all levels, to further the development of the service, and enhance the service's reputation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in a range of forums and formats, including ability to write and present complex reports well.
  • Recent successful experience of financial management, including the management of operational budgets
  • High level of numeracy, literacy and IT skills preferably using MS Office
  • Full current driving licence with access to a car
  • Flexibility in hours of work
  • Relevant post graduate management qualification

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Service Users

  • Ensure that staff establish and maintain relationships with service users based on respect and equality and in promotion of their independence.
  • To ensure risk registers are maintained and any areas concerning safety are highlighted.
  • To ensure the implementation of the National Safeguarding Policy
  • To communicate with and assist families and visitors in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • To promote and support community involvement for service users.
  • To implement the Personal Outcome Measures (POMS) process and to ensure Person Centred Plans are developed in consultation with service users, are regularly monitored and reviewed and are available for inspection during reviews.
  • To be a proactive advocate and encourage each service user to

become a self- advocate. To ensure that services users receive the highest standard of care, training, education and development in accordance with the Order's

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity please send your CV to Alan Noone for an initial Consultation

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