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The Company

Trinity Support & Care services Ltd is a new and innovative company, providing quality assured, safe and person-centred residential care and outreach support services, to children and adults with Intellectual disabilities, autism and associated mental health needs.

The accommodation and supports we provide are bespoke to the needs of each individual we support. Each service is built around the person in accordance with our core values of dignity and respect. We employ a strengths based approach, focused on community involvement and integration. We strive to enable those in receipt of support and care to live an independent life; one that is enriched with new opportunities and new learning.

Our mission is to provide quality services which enables each person to

“Live life to their fullest potential”

We work in partnership with the individual and their representatives; namely, family members, carers, health professionals and those innate to the person’s circle of support. This is to ensure that each person receives the right support, at the right time, in order to live their best possible life. Trinity Support & Care Services are looking for a suitably qualified and motivated individual to join our team.

We are currently recruiting for our Children’s Services in Ballinode, Co Sligo. The successful candidates will be afforded all necessary training and development in line with the role.

Candidates must be professional and experienced with a passion for engaging with clients on a daily basis. Candidates must be self-driven, focused and diverse.

Job title:

Person in Charge (PIC)/Manager, Ballinode – Co Sligo

Role & Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • To ensure that all work within the service, is user focused and upholds the principles of respect, privacy, dignity, fulfilment, independence and choice.
  • To oversee and contribute to the referral process, admission and review procedures whilst working in; Partnership with the relevant statutory agencies, families and others, in planning and developing person centred programmes of care and support.
  • To monitor and support service users towards independence and contribute to the review of each adult in partnership with the multi-disciplinary/agency teams.
  • To deal with issues of concern or complaints sensitively and appropriately.
  • To co-ordinate and contribute to the selection, recruitment and induction of new staff and to provide an effective leadership of all staff under and within the centre, through regular supervision, effective communication, management of workloads, assessment and verification of staff undergoing career development, qualifications and identification of development needs.
  • To personally contribute towards a positive, cohesive and therapeutic environment and to deal appropriately with matters relating to disciplinary, grievance, untoward incidents and complaints
  • To develop good working relationships and actively promote community presence within the local community through positive representation of the Trinity Support & Care Services brand.
  • To ensure efficient and effective administration procedures are in place to comply with Trinity Support & Care Service’s policy and Regulatory/Legislative requirements to include rota planning, the storage and dispensation of medication.
  • To complete annual reports in on the evaluation of the service. To be fully involved in preparation and control of scheme budget as determined by senior management, ensuring scheme budget and financial procedures are adhered to and that all monies correctly accounted for.
  • To complete H&S monthly monitoring reports and Work in partnership with contractors, health and safety experts to ensure that all activities are carried out in a manner which is safe to everyone within scheme and in accordance with Regulatory/Legislative requirements.

Professional Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of the legal frameworks in Ireland pertaining to residential care i.e. Health Act 2007, HIQA National Disability Standards etc
  • Knowledge of quality assurance practises and their application to day to day service provision
  • Experience of working with people with an Intellectual Disability/Autism/Associated Mental Health needs
  • Knowledge of services to people with a disability
  • Knowledge of Person Centred Care Planning and risk assessment
  • Knowledge of inspections and audits, and experience of dealing with such; directly or indirectly

Requirements of the role

  • You will be required to participate in the company performance management process.
  • To adhere to and model the company values, behaviours and competencies at all times
  • To carry out all duties of the post in accordance with Trinity Support & Care Service’s standards, regulations and policies
  • To carry out additional duties of the role and all other required duties as and when necessary

Skills and Competencies

Communication & Interpersonal

  • To speak clearly, fluently and in a compelling manner with both individuals and groups. Have the ability to adapt communication styles to suit audience.
  • Ability to write in a clear, factual and concise manner, using appropriate templates, styles and language for the reader.
  • Ability to establish, maintain and end therapeutic interpersonal relationships with users of the service and other stakeholders.
  • To build rapport quickly with others.

Adaptability & Reliability

  • Able to react effectively at short notice to changing circumstances.
  • Willing to accept advice and suggestions from others and to learn from experience by changing personal behaviours.
  • Demonstrate a high level of using own initiative in all aspects of the job.

Problem solving and Initiative

  • To build a logical and sensitive approach to address problems or opportunities or manage the situation at hand, by drawing on professional knowledge and experiences, and calling on other resources as necessary.
  • An ability in taking appropriate action; the ability to think ahead of the current situation, particularly before problems or crisis occur; i.e. proactive based approaches to be prioritised

Quality and Person Centeredness

  • Demonstrates eagerness to understand service user needs.
  • Views the service user as central to the delivery of every day service provision, through consistent understanding, tolerance, care, support and empathy while promoting empowerment, independence and choice.
  • Determined to offer a quality service through the achievement of goals and quality standards.

Leadership and Accountability

  • Manages performance, to deliver team goals.
  • Creates a climate in which people want to do their best.
  • Promotes confidence and positive attitudes while influencing others to follow a common goal.
  • Demonstrates accountability for leading, directing, monitoring and evaluating work that is provided by all employees.

Scope of Practice

  • Competent demeanour having the authority to perform the full range of roles, functions, responsibilities and activities, required of his/her profession in Ireland.
  • Accepts responsibility for ensuring that his/her professional practice and conduct meets the standards of the professional, ethical and relevant legislative and regulation requirements.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to maintaining, enhancing and extending their knowledge, expertise and competence throughout their professional career.

What we are looking for:

  • Professional qualification in Social Work/Applied Social Studies OR First or Second Level Nursing OR Degree in the Health and Social Care Suite i.e. Social Policy, Psychology, Youth Work etc Professional management qualification as recognised by HIQA. 3 years paid experience in the Health & Social Care field 3 years experience in a supervisory or management role in the area of health and social care.
  • Demonstrable aptitude for effective person and resource management Ability to maintain administration systems Ability to maintain communication systems Liaison with statutory and voluntary agencies

Salary and Remuneration:

Competitive salary commencing at €53,360 per year.

Additional Benefits:
Further Education support
Competitive salaries and annual increments
Employee Assistance Programme
Access to Company pension scheme with a Company contribution
Additional Birthday leave day
Career progression
Flexibility to support a better work/life balance
Recognition gestures of goodwill throughout the year for staff

Coming Soon:
Death in Service benefit and paid Maternity leave

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From €53,360.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance program


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Nights as needed
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Application question(s):

  • How many years of Management experience do you have?


  • Social work: 3 years (preferred)


  • Full Irish Driving License (required)

Work authorisation:

  • Ireland (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 04/04/2024

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