Careers

Careers

Employment Opportunities

Come and join the Ashdale Community. We believe in being the best we can be for our children and our colleagues. Join our team and we will offer you first-rate training and support on an ongoing basis. We are looking for highly committed individuals who can help transform the lives of our children and young people and prepare them for life after residential care. In return we will reward you well, offer comprehensive training and career development programmes, and transform your life too!

Psychologist

Ashdale Care (Ireland) provides specialist therapeutic residential services for young people with complex, emotional, and behavioural problems who cannot be adequately cared for in a mainstream setting.

The Psychologist supports the implementation and maintenance of Attachment and Trauma Informed Practice across the Residential Homes within Ashdale Care Ireland.

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Residential Social Care Workers - Monaghan, Cavan & Leitrim

POST: Residential Social Care Worker
LOCATION:  Co Monaghan / Co Louth / Co Cavan
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Operations Manager
REPORTS TO: Home Manager/Deputy Home Manager

 

To work as a member of a residential team to create a safe and caring environment which meets the individual and group needs of the children who live there. Residential Care Workers must practice in accordance with relevant childcare legislation, national standards, and Ashdale Care (Ireland) Ltd Policies and Procedures.

 

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Senior Practitioners - Monaghan, Cavan & Leitrim

POST: Senior Practitioner
DEPARTMENT:  Co Monaghan/Louth/Meath
RESPONSIBLE TO:  Line Manager

 

To work as a member of a Residential Team to create a safe and caring environment which meets the individual and group needs of the children who live there. Senior Practitioners must practice in accordance with relevant childcare legislation, national standards and Ashdale Care (Ireland) Ltd Policies and Procedures.

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Clinical Psychologist – Ballygawley, Tyrone

POST: Clinical Psychologist
LOCATION: Co Monaghan
REPORTS TO:  Clinical Team Lead
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Director of Care

 

Provision of Psychological Assessments, Training, Supervision, and input into the Care Planning process to improve the psychological health of all young people resident in our homes. Provision of evidence-based therapeutic work with individual children, young people and in small groups.

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Home Manager – Monaghan and Cavan

Responsibilities:
To manage the home in accordance with its Statement of Purpose and to ensure the maintenance of a safe and caring environment in accordance with relevant childcare legislation, national standards and Ashdale Care (Ireland)Policies and Procedures

Qualifications Required:
Minimum Level 8 degree in Social Care

Experience Required:
5 years’ experience of working in a social care environment with children
A full clean driving licence with access to a car.
Up to date knowledge of legislation surrounding Residential Childcare and Safeguarding
Experience of multi-disciplinary working with a range of professionals in the industry

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Benefits Package:
Discounted Gym rates at selected Gyms
Additional hourly sleep-in rate on-top of salary
Maternity Package
Company sick pay
Income Protection
Competitive Annual Leave Entitlements
Pension Scheme
Accelerated Senior Practitioner Programmes
Management Training Programmes
Exceptional training opportunities both internal and external

‘Our Ashdale community will care for, protect, support, empower, inspire and enthuse our young people and colleagues, so that we can positively transform lives.’

Criminal disclosure information will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. A copy of our policy on recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request. Offer of employment is subject to relevant police vetting checks such as Garda vetting/Access NI and reference checks. Further police vetting checks will be necessary for those who reside / have resided outside the Republic of Ireland/Northern Ireland.

Compliance Manager - Monaghan

Responsibilities
To carry out Internal Thematic Audits of Ashdale Care Homes in line with Organisational Policy. To complete these Audits in line with the National Standards for Children’s Residential Centres (2001), Child Care Regulations (1996), Ashdale Cares Policies and Procedures, relevant legislation and best practice.

The Person will be able to demonstrate:
• A professional and confident approach to working relationships
• Great communication and literacy skills
• Experience of working within an environment that can require sensitivity, high levels of self awareness and a level of regulatory compliance
• Ability to use audit software and analyse the results and recommend any actions
• Timeliness and accuracy of audit delivery and reporting
• High level of organisation skills and ability to prioritise
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

Essential Criteria
• A minimum qualification to Level 8 degree in Social Care or Social Work
• A working knowledge of the National Standards for Children’s Residential Centres
• Minimum of 5 years experience of working within a children’s residential environment or social work environment
• Minimum of 2 years experience in an auditing capacity
• Full Driving Licence

Desirable Criteria
• Certification in Auditing
• Training/coaching qualification

Benefits Package:
Discounted Gym rates at selected Gyms
Additional hourly sleep-in rate on-top of salary
Maternity Package
Company sick pay
Income Protection
Competitive Annual Leave Entitlements
Pension Scheme
Accelerated Senior Practitioner Programmes
Management Training Programmes
Exceptional training opportunities both internal and external

‘Our Ashdale community will care for, protect, support, empower, inspire and enthuse our young people and colleagues, so that we can positively transform lives.’

Criminal disclosure information will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. A copy of our policy on recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request. Offer of employment is subject to relevant police vetting checks such as Garda vetting/Access NI and reference checks. Further police vetting checks will be necessary for those who reside / have resided outside the Republic of Ireland/Northern Ireland.

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If you would like to be part of a successful team, with a track record in developing therapeutic services for young people and proven career development opportunities for staff, then we want to hear from you!

At Ashdale Care we offer:
– Competitive pay scales for Residential Social Workers and Residential Social Care Workers, starting in excess of €31,000 plus sleep in allowances bring the total package to excess of €37,000.
– Sleep In Allowance
– Exceptional training opportunities both internal and external

As well as excellent career development opportunities to include:
– Accelerated Senior Practitioner
– Programmes
– Management Training Programme
– Annual appraisal and pay review
– Internal and external pastoral support services
– First access to posts in our exciting new services coming during 2017/2018

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