February 13, 2019

Catalogue of the Health & Social Care Professions

Welcome to this interim issue of the Health and Social Care Professions (HSCP) Catalogue. Information included has been provided by Professional Bodies and focuses on the role of the discipline, education for entry to the profession* and contact details. *Information provided is intended to inform about education for entry to the profession in Ireland. For some professions, one programme is available but for others, multiple routes and programmes exist. Further information can be accessed from Professional Bodies and CORU (as relevant). For eligibility criteria, visit www.hse.ie and link to eligibility criteria for details on qualification requirements for application to HSE […]
February 7, 2019

Childhood Development Initiative; Dolly Parton Imagination Library coming to Tallaght

January 22, 2019

Voluntary Organisations; Train the Trainer Professional Supervision HSCP Supervisors

The National HSCP Office invite applications from the Voluntary Organisations, for the eight-day Train the Trainer, Professional Supervision for HSCP Supervisors. Successful applicants to complete the Train the Trainer programme will have the knowledge, skills and attributes to deliver the four-day Professional Supervision training programme for HSCP Supervisors within the Health Service. The programme is informed by the HSE HR Circular 002/2015 Supervision Guidelines for HSC Professionals and Priority 3 Supervision of the HSCP Education and Development Strategy 2016-2019. AIM: The Train the Trainer training programme is to equip the identified HSCP trainers from the Voluntary Organisations r to deliver […]
January 18, 2019

Exploring the extent of workplace related violence experienced by Social Care Workers in residential Disability Services

Exploring the extent of workplace related violence experienced by Social Care Workers in residential Disability Services This study will clarify what work place related violence is and how prevalent it is among Social Care Workers in residential disability services in Ireland. It seeks to identify the effects of workplace violence on Social Care Workers. This study will aim to identify whether there is likely to be under reporting of this issue. Description of workplace violence (WPV) adapted for the purpose of this research is defined as: “Workplace violence as violence that occurs where people, in the course of their employment, […]
January 15, 2019

Participation in Research with UCD for Social Care Workers

You are invited to take part in a research study examining the effects of workplace violence and psychological factors on Social Care Workers’ compassion fatigue. Principal Investigators: Keith Cregan (Principal Investigator), Dr Mary Ivers (Supervisor). Study Title: The Effect of Workplace Violence on Social Care Workers’ Compassion Fatigue. Before you decide to participate, it is important that you understand why the research is being done and what it will involve. Please read the following information carefully. To take the questionnaire press the continue button at the bottom of the information page.
January 14, 2019

Call for Abstracts extended to 25th January 2019

Conference Theme: Caring for Social Care Professionals Date: 27th & 28th March, 2019 Venue: Limerick Radisson Hotel The Social Care Ireland Conference Organising Committee welcome abstracts for consideration for research and practice/policy presentations, and workshops at the Social Care Ireland 2019 Annual Conference. The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 1 pm, Friday 25th January 2019. Abstracts, accompanied by a fully completed abstract coversheet, should be submitted to socialcareirelandcon@gmail.com Abstract guidelines and a copy of the abstract coversheet can be downloaded here. Please note that abstracts must adhere to the submission guidelines and that late submissions cannot be […]
January 14, 2019

HSCP Day 1st February 2019

Building on a hugely successful Health, Social Care Professionals day 2018, this years HSCP Day will take place on the 1st February 2019. The day provides a valuable opportunity to; share knowledge & experiences amongst HSCP & multi-disciplinary colleagues, helping to develop communities and networks of practice. Share the value of HSCP services to our service users & the healthcare system overall, leading to increased awareness about the work of individual professionals, better collaboration and shared understanding Recognise and celebrate the enormous impact of HSCP services on our service users, made possible only through our dedicated and inspiring work of […]
January 7, 2019

AUsome Cork conference

Ireland’s first ever all-autistic conference the theme is bridging the gap. A diverse range of autistic speakers will discuss a range of important topics. Keynote speaker Jennifer Cook O Toole. Tickets available at www.konfidentkidz.ie/events. Tickets priced at €89. Autistic artists will be spotlighted at the event, an art exhibition is on afterwards from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm For further details click here
December 18, 2018

Social Care Ireland Student Award 2019

The aim of the Social Care Ireland Student Award is to recognise and reward outstanding contribution and excellent performance of Social Care Students. The principles of fairness and transparency will apply in the implementation of the Social Care Ireland Student Award. Eligibility; The Social Care Ireland Student Award is open to full-time and part-time Social Care Students nationally. The definition of a Social Care Student, for the purposes of this award, is students in 1st year right up to 4th year who are studying to become Social Care Workers. Nomination; Awards will be presented annually at the Social Care Ireland […]
December 18, 2018

Social Care Ireland Outstanding Performance Award 2019

The aim of the Social Care Ireland Outstanding Contribution Award is to recognise and reward the outstanding contribution and performance of a social care worker, manager or educator. The principles of fairness and transparency will apply in the implementation of the Social Care Ireland Outstanding Contribution Award. Eligibility; The Social Care Ireland Outstanding Contribution Award is open to Social Care Ireland Members and Non-members within the Republic of Ireland. Nomination; Awards will be presented annually at the Social Care Ireland Conference. Nominations must be submitted on the nomination form and can be submitted by service users, colleagues, members of the […]
February 13, 2019

Catalogue of the Health & Social Care Professions

Welcome to this interim issue of the Health and Social Care Professions (HSCP) Catalogue. Information included has been provided by Professional Bodies and focuses on the role of the discipline, education for entry to the profession* and contact details. *Information provided is intended to inform about education for entry to the profession in Ireland. For some professions, one programme is available but for others, multiple routes and programmes exist. Further information can be accessed from Professional Bodies and CORU (as relevant). For eligibility criteria, visit www.hse.ie and link to eligibility criteria for details on qualification requirements for application to HSE […]
February 11, 2019

Vacancy; Social Care Workers Countrywide

Would you like to join a progressive and dynamic company? If so, here’s some of what we can offer you…. We are seeking a full time permanent Social Care Worker to work in our mainstream residential children’s service in Dublin, Wexford, Cork, Tipperary Attractive salary with incremental scale Individual and Family Health Care Scheme Complimentary core professional training supplied & paid allowance Significant career progression opportunities Regular Team building and staff away days Life Cover Company pension scheme Continued professional development educational grants available to teams and individual staff 50% reduction on all professional training offered by Social Care Training […]
February 11, 2019

Vacancy; Social Care Manager Co Cork

Job Order –  Social Care Manager, Co. Cork Daffodil Care Services is seeking to recruit an experienced Social Care Manager for our mainstream children’s residential centre in Mallow, Co. Cork.  This role was created due to internal progression and is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. Excellent salary and benefits package for the right person Key responsibilities will include: Promotion and Practice of Daffodil Care Services organisational values and statement of purpose and function in line with the National Standards governing the provision of care in Children’s Residential Centres. Provision of professional supervision to the Care Team and ongoing […]
February 7, 2019

Childhood Development Initiative; Dolly Parton Imagination Library coming to Tallaght

January 30, 2019

Vacancy- Social Care Leader Supported Housing- Cluain Mhuire Community Mental Health Services

Cluain Mhuire is a national center of innovation in public mental health service provision delivering a community based adult Psychiatric service for the South East Coast of Co. Dublin to a catchment area of some 195,000 people approximately. The supported housing component assists approximately 100 people to live their lives independently in their own homes with an appropriate practical level of social care support from the service. Social Care Leader – Supported Housing Full-Time, Permanent Post Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above post. Candidates must, at the latest date for receipt of completed application forms for […]
January 24, 2019

Vacancy – Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland (SBHI)

Family Support Team Manager maternity cover position at Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland (SBHI). SBHI is an organisation with a long history of providing the very best support to over 2000 people across Ireland whose lives are affected by spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus (SB/H). This includes both those who have the conditions as well as the families, carers, friends, professionals who also know spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus (SB/H) to be a reality in their lives. The Family Support Team Manager role is an essential role within SBHI as we continue to maintain our unique support service. Your hard work, dedication, and […]
January 22, 2019

Voluntary Organisations; Train the Trainer Professional Supervision HSCP Supervisors

The National HSCP Office invite applications from the Voluntary Organisations, for the eight-day Train the Trainer, Professional Supervision for HSCP Supervisors. Successful applicants to complete the Train the Trainer programme will have the knowledge, skills and attributes to deliver the four-day Professional Supervision training programme for HSCP Supervisors within the Health Service. The programme is informed by the HSE HR Circular 002/2015 Supervision Guidelines for HSC Professionals and Priority 3 Supervision of the HSCP Education and Development Strategy 2016-2019. AIM: The Train the Trainer training programme is to equip the identified HSCP trainers from the Voluntary Organisations r to deliver […]
January 18, 2019

Exploring the extent of workplace related violence experienced by Social Care Workers in residential Disability Services

Exploring the extent of workplace related violence experienced by Social Care Workers in residential Disability Services This study will clarify what work place related violence is and how prevalent it is among Social Care Workers in residential disability services in Ireland. It seeks to identify the effects of workplace violence on Social Care Workers. This study will aim to identify whether there is likely to be under reporting of this issue. Description of workplace violence (WPV) adapted for the purpose of this research is defined as: “Workplace violence as violence that occurs where people, in the course of their employment, […]
January 15, 2019

Development Officer for PWSAI

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association Ireland (PWSAI) have just begun advertising a new position of Development Officer, which they believe may be of interest to social care workers. This is a new role which offers the successful candidate an opportunity to learn and develop within the position. This service development position needs to establish a sustainable foundation from which future PWS education, awareness and training programs and services provision can develop. In addition, this role will provide advocacy for and delivery of key PWSAI priorities. Current key priorities are: Development of appropriate Respite and Residential provision for persons with PWS.  Access to […]
January 15, 2019

Participation in Research with UCD for Social Care Workers

You are invited to take part in a research study examining the effects of workplace violence and psychological factors on Social Care Workers’ compassion fatigue. Principal Investigators: Keith Cregan (Principal Investigator), Dr Mary Ivers (Supervisor). Study Title: The Effect of Workplace Violence on Social Care Workers’ Compassion Fatigue. Before you decide to participate, it is important that you understand why the research is being done and what it will involve. Please read the following information carefully. To take the questionnaire press the continue button at the bottom of the information page.