Night Contact Worker – Northwood Job at Respond Housing Association – in Dublin, County Dublin

Job Description

Location : Northwood, Santry, Dublin 9

Reporting to : Service Manager

Terms : Fixed-term Contract – 42 Hours (Flexible Mon to Sun)

Job Purpose: To ensure the efficient operation of the service while on duty and to provide support to the families living in the service.

Core duties and responsibilities:
To provide a range of support and interventions to families

Complete accurate written records and/or reports where appropriate

Update when appropriate the Pathway Accommodation & Support System (PASS)

To maintain a safe and healthy living environment Respond to all residents safety and security-related incidents, ensuring correct service procedures are followed, record and report such incidents as appropriate

Adhere to professional boundaries and work in a professional manner at all times

Attend and participate in team meetings and continuous professional development

Ensure the environment is maintained to high standards at all times

The list of duties is not exhaustive and duties may vary from time to time.

Person specification :
Relevant experience in a social care setting

An understanding of the nature of homelessness and the needs of homeless families

First aid, ASIST, manual handling, fire warden and lone working certificates are advantageous.

Working knowledge and understanding of Child Protection

The ability to treat service users in a non-judgmental and respectful manner

Adhere to professional boundaries and work in a professional manner at all times

Good oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

Highly motivated, reliable and flexible

Ability to demonstrate the skills required to work in the area of homelessness

Garda vetting will be conducted on an ongoing basis

About Company

Company: Respond Housing Association –

Company Location:  Dublin, County Dublin

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