Solis MMC is currently recruiting Residential Support Workers: Emergency Respite Service (ERS) Day and Night Staff for positions in our Children’s Residential Centres in the Midlands and Cork. These are immediate vacancies.

The Emergency Respite Service (ERS) acts as a bridging placement for young people aged 12 – 17 years who have been assessed as being in crisis and require an interim residential care placement. Each placement is provided for a maximum period of 14 days and is underpinned by an activity based programme approach. The centre provides a fun, energetic, and ever changing environment for both the young people and the staff team. The service is provide on a national basis with centres in Mullingar and Killeagh, County Cork. We have immediate vacancies for day and night shifts in both areas.

The post holders will be required to work within a residential setting and provide young people with quality opportunities, experiences and social education, with the aim of contributing to their development and quality of life.

All new staff can expect the following:
✅ A comprehensive induction plan.

✅ Access is provided to a range of Internal training, including Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), Advanced First Aid, Fire Safety, Supervision, Report Writing and Children First. Training costs are always absorbed by the organisation, for both internal and external development programmes.

✅ Regular supervision will be provided and professional development planning delegated as appropriate to ensure continued career progression.

✅ Access to staff care support services is also available with and timely Therapeutic Crisis Intervention debriefing as and when appropriate.

✅ Support from a range of management structures including HR and training departments is made available to all staff.

✅ All Solis MMC employees are given access to our pension plan scheme which has an excellent employer contribution. The scheme is initiated upon completion of a probationary period.

Starting Salary €31,000 (Under Review) € 14-90 per hour for Casual Staff

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Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 16th October, 2019 at 5pm.

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