16 June

Project Worker

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Worker whose role is to work with the clients of Dublin Simon Community to implement and carry out effective care and case management, with the objective of progression to and sustainment of long term accommodation.

This role is rewarding and varied allowing the individual to use their skills and knowledge to ensure effective outcomes for our clients.

Working in a professional role and environment, core responsibilities include:

Relationship management & representation

  • Establish professional working relationships within the Local Authority Area.
  • Work within an agreed schedule, including attendance at handovers, case review meetings, service update meetings and case conferences.

Assessment & Support Planning

  • Provide visiting support to all residents working onsite on a regular basis at an allocated property.
  • Complete a baseline assessment as a basis to develop support plans for each individual. This will be done through the completion of a thorough assessment using the Holistic Needs Assessment tool and other assessments.
  • Develop a Housing Support Plan addressing areas arising from the assessment through setting goals and assisting the client reach goals.

Client centred approach

  • Work within Best Practise Professional Boundaries ensuring that clients are consulted and involved in both the operation of the service, and their own goal attainment.
  • Operate within a case management system assisting clients to progress to and sustain long term accommodation, ensuring that the client’s support plan is implemented, regularly reviewed and appropriate to their current needs.
  • Maintain an active caseload of 25 clients of which membership will be single persons, couples and families with children.
  • Access appropriate health and care facilities

We are looking for an individual with a degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of 3 years experience working in a social care setting, who is client centred and committed to providing the highest levels of quality service.

The Organisation
Dublin Simon Community works to prevent and address homelessness and provides services at all stages of homelessness to enable people to move to a place they can call home.
Dublin Simon Community has been awarded the Excellence Through People accreditation for the past 3 years. This standard is achieved by organisations that have best practice Human Resource Systems in place, particularly in the area of staff training and development, communication, and staff involvement in the decision making processes in the organisation.

What We Promise

  • Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Dynamic & Varied Role
  • Diverse Work Environment

If you are interested in applying please e-mail the attached application form to the e-mail address above.

Application form here

 Normal recruitment process will apply.  A Full Job Description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday the 28th of June 2016