July 27, 2022

Relationships in Practice appoints Programme Manager

Fern Higgins Atkinson has been appointed programme manager of Relationships in Practice, an evidence-based programme run under SHEP (Social and Health Education Project), in collaboration with the Ag Eisteacht Foundation. Fern has now joined the team at the SHEP offices in Ardfolye Avenue, Cork where she is responsible for the management and development of the Relationships in Practice Programme which supports quality relationships in frontline practice through training, advocacy, collaboration and evaluation. An experienced trainer/facilitator, a registered health promotion practitioner and a Youth Mental Health First Aid associate instructor, Fern is also a part-time lecturer at UCC in BSocSc Youth & […]
July 19, 2022

Oireachtas Monitor 406 Published: 18 July 2022

Oireachtas Monitor 406 Published: 18 July 2022 Last week’s Oireachtas Questions and Debates (11 July – 15 July) 1. Asylum and Immigration 2. Child Protection/ Children in Care/ Child and Youth Services 3. Disability and Special Educational Needs 4. Early Childhood Education and Care 5. Education 6. Health and Mental Health 7. Justice/ Human Rights/ Equality 8. Social Welfare/ Poverty / Housing   1. Asylum and Immigration Parliamentary Questions – Written Answers Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth Immigration Policy, Carol Nolan (Laois-Offaly, Independent) Debates Dáil Debate, Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund: Motion 2. Child Protection/ Children in Care/ Child and Youth Services Parliamentary Questions – Written Answers Department of Children, Equality, […]
July 19, 2022

The Doshel Bond is published

This is a heart-rendering tale of parent and sibling relationships within a contemporary blended family. Some aspects of blended families can cause big emotions for children, young and old. The Doshel Bond highlights the importance of not shying away from the difficult conversations about these issues and provides caring adults with a gentle vehicle for open communication with children and also, for personal self-reflection. This book is the product of a collaboration between Geraldine Kelly, Dr Sara Flynn and the charity One Family with the beautiful illustrations by Regina Walsh illustration
July 7, 2022

Relief Social Care Worker

 UPDATED: Closing date Extended  – 29th July 2022   Job Title Relief Social Care Worker   Location The position is based in our Residential Service at Wellsprings, Wandesford Quay, Cork, and in our Outreach Service at Bethany, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork.   Details of Services Wellsprings Care & Aftercare Services is comprised of a residential and an outreach service. The residential component offers a service for up to eight young women between the ages of 16 and 23.  Here we wish to create a home like environment for these young women who need alternative accommodation in that they may be […]
June 16, 2022

Social Care Worker (Part Time-25 hours)

Position Title Social Care Worker Programme: Homeless Services – Bentley House The Employer Crosscare is the social care agency of the Dublin Diocese and is a registered charity. Crosscare delivers services with a servant leadership ethos. Crosscare’s Homeless Services operate a range of residential services targeting adults & families experiencing homelessness. The services aim to move people out of homelessness and into homes of their own. Work Schedule 25 hours per week 7-day rota (including evening & weekends – Days & Nights) Contracts & Location Permanent Contract, Bentley House (Dun Laoghaire) Salary €34’125 – Pro Rata (Band D4) Role Purpose: […]
June 16, 2022

Social Care Worker

Position Title Social Care Worker Programme: Homeless Services The Employer Crosscare is the social care agency of the Dublin Diocese and is a registered charity. Crosscare delivers services with a servant leadership ethos. Crosscare’s Homeless Services operate a range of residential services targeting adults & families experiencing homelessness. The services aim to move people out of homelessness and into homes of their own. Work Schedule Full Time 38.5 Hours per week 7-day rota (including evening & weekends – Days) Contracts & Location Permanent Contract – Cedar House, City Centre Salary €34,125 – Band D4 Role Purpose: To provide a critical […]
June 16, 2022

Invitation: Baby Loves Music Event

The Civic in Tallaght would like to invite you to Baby Loves Music on Mon 27 Jun at 12 noon.This is a FREE event, suitable for babies ages 0 – 12 months and their accompanying adult.By attending we hope you will consent to a photoshoot for some publicity images. We will share these images with you, they are taken by a professional photographer for an example see here: I Am Baba – Anna Newell To Book your place click here, using code blm Ticketsolve – Civic Theatre
June 15, 2022

JOB Vacancy – Team Leader – Person in Charge

BROTHERS OF CHARITY SERVICES IRELAND LIMERICK REGION Applications are invited for the following position: TEAM LEADER – PERSON IN CHARGE (78/78 HOURS) PERMANENT CONTRACT Location: Limerick Community Services Candidates Should: Have 3 years minimum experience in management or supervisory role in the area of health or social care. Hold a formal qualification in Management Minimum Level 8 Qualification in Social Care, Nursing, Social Work or other relevant discipline. Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Have a strong working knowledge and understanding of HIQA standards and regulations Demonstrate the ability to manage, motivate and supervise staff. Have an understanding of […]
June 10, 2022

Social Care Worker (Part Time-25 hours)

Position Title Social Care Worker Programme: Homeless Services – Bentley House The Employer Crosscare is the social care agency of the Dublin Diocese and is a registered charity. Crosscare delivers services with a servant leadership ethos. Crosscare’s Homeless Services operate a range of residential services targeting adults & families experiencing homelessness. The services aim to move people out of homelessness and into homes of their own. Work Schedule 25 hours per week 7-day rota (including evening & weekends – Days & Nights) Contracts & Location Permanent Contract, Bentley House (Dun Laoghaire) Salary €34’125 – Pro Rata (Band D4) Role Purpose: […]
June 10, 2022

SOCIAL CARE LEADER / DESIGNATED CENTRE ADMINISTRATOR

SOCIAL CARE LEADER / DESIGNATED CENTRE ADMINISTRATOR Permanent Full Time Post and Maternity Leave Post Location:   Limerick Community Services Candidates Should: Minimum Level 8 Qualification in Social Care, Nursing, Social Work or other relevant discipline. Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Have a strong working knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations Demonstrate the ability to manage, motivate and supervise staff. Have an understanding of and commitment to Personal Lifestyle Planning. Be proactive and have the ability to work as part of a team. Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work on own initiative. Excellent IT, administration, report […]
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