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Employment Vacancies


Rate of pay:

€29,036.80 - €33,113.60 per annum pro rata Social Care Worker
€23,753.60 - €27,830.40 per annum pro rata Social Care Assistant

Job Purpose

The jobs purpose is to support the intentional community, in developing and formalising a person centred culture, and to achieve a high quality of personal outcomes in a time of rapidly changing regulatory requirements, while maintaining its ethos and values.

General Job Description:

To provide residential, job coaching and lifestyle supports to adults with special needs, in an intentional community, by being part of a team of co-workers, volunteers and employees creating a positive living experience, and an environment and atmosphere within the home in which the needs of people can be met.

Key Requirements, Attributes and Qualifications for employees of The Bridge Community:

  • Level 7 Degree related to Social Care -Social Care Worker Role
  • Level 5 Fetac – Healthcare – Social Care Assistant Role
  • 2 years experience within the area of social care
  • Excellent communication, people management and problem-solving skills, empathy and sensitivity to others.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and motivate a team to enthusiastically support individuals
  • Energy and enthusiasm, be highly motivated, reliable and have a flexible approach to working hours
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • An openness to the Camphill Ethos and alternative models of Social Care
  • An Understanding of HIQA Standards, Regulations, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Duty of Care
  • Work experience in a related area such as personal assistant/carer, community development or social care and/or community regeneration
  • Experience in supporting people that display challenging behaviour
  • Full Clean Driving Licence.
  • This post is subject to Garda vetting

Please direct all enquiries to Ben Gamble at 045-481597.

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for all roles are available on request, or attached to online listings:

Application forms will only be accepted by email to with letter of application and CV attached.

Closing Date for applications will be noon Saturday the 24th August 2019

Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by the 26th August 2019 for interviews being held between the dates 28th August – 06th September 2019

Type of Contract: Minimum 1 year Closing Date: 24 Aug 2019
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For more info contact: Ben Gamble 045-481597

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