Social Worker – 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Aurora provides residential and day services for adults with Intellectual Disabilities and has recently completed a full transition from a congregated setting to community-based supports. Aurora has a highly trained and dedicated staff of more than 300 health-care professionals catering to the needs of over 80 adults with Intellectual Disabilities.

We are seeking a Social Worker for 39 hours per week. The overall purpose of this post is to provide a social work service that seeks to improve the health and social wellbeing of the people we support within the context of the local communities. S/he will achieve this through the implementation of an accessible, equitable, person-centred service.

Qualifications Required

Essential:

  • The person appointed will hold a professional social work qualification in Social Work (NQSW/CQSW) or equivalent qualification
  • Applicants must be registered in the Social Work Register maintained by the Social Work Registration Board at CORU
  • Maintain live annual registration on the Social Work Register maintained by the Social Workers Registered Board at CORU
  • Must have the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability, professional and managerial ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Competent and confident IT Skills
  • A full, clean driving licence and own transportation

Desirable:

  • Experience in working with people with an Intellectual Disability
  • Experience of volunteer co-ordination

The benefits of working with us:

  • Training opportunities
  • Pension plan
  • Fortnightly pay
  • Paid leave schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme

 

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to: HR@aurorakilkenny.ie. The closing date for applications is close of business Wednesday 26rd June 2024.

 

Aurora Enriching Lives, Enriching Communities is an equal opportunities employer.

 We look forward to hearing from you!

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