Person in Charge (Formally Deputy Manager Role)

Job Description & Specification


Position Title:  Person in Charge (Formally Deputy Manager Role)


Reports to: Manager of Wellsprings Residential and Outreach Services


Location: Wellsprings Wandesford Quay.


Hours of Work: 37 hours per week


Remuneration: The salary in place for this position is Social Worker Team Leader Point 1 Department of Health Pay scales as of 1.4.17.



Details of Service:


Wellsprings is a registered charity and is registered as HURUMA CLG t/a Wellsprings company limited by guarantee, which provides care and aftercare services for young women. The Service was established in 1995 by the Sisters of Mercy, in conjunction with the Southern Health Board, with the objective of providing a service to bridge the gap between the time when a young woman leaves residential care or is out of home and offers assistance in the preparation for independent living and adulthood.


While a voluntary organisation, Wellsprings is funded predominantly by the TUSLA –Child and Family Agency, it also receives funding support from the Sisters of Mercy, the HSE, Cork City Council, and the Young People’s Services and Facilities Fund.


This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and committed person to lead an established professional and dedicated staff team in continuing very valuable work with a diverse group of young people.


The Person in Charge (PIC) carries responsibility for the care delivered to the young people living in Wellsprings Residential Aftercare Service and for the staff who deliver that care. S/he is responsible for ensuring that the care given meets with company policies and procedures and with national regulations and that the environment in which the care is given is homely, clean, safe and appropriate for the young people’s ages and stages of development.

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