Job Title: Service Coordinator- Wexford

  • Location: Co. Wexford
  • Closing Date: Friday, 14 July 2017
Permanent full time position

 

Overall Purpose of Job
To manage and develop IWA’s Resource and Outreach services for people with physical and sensory disability and develop a range of new services in the area.  To ensure the long-term integration of people with physical disability into all aspects of Irish society through the appropriate use of a person centered approach.
Liaison
For the successful implementation of this role there are a number of key relationships, which should be fostered and developed.  Internally there will be a high level of interaction with associated IWA staff, service users and volunteers.  Externally a high level of promotional contact will need to be established and developed with the HSE, local authorities, community groups and any other relevant statutory or voluntary agencies.
PERSON SPECIFICATION
Training, Experience and Qualifications

 

  • A degree or professional qualification in one of the following disciplines: Applied Social Studies/Registered Nurse/ Social Worker / Community Work, and/or General Management is essential

  • A minimum of 5 years of people management experience is essential, including previous experience of working within disability sector or similar services

Knowledge and Skills
  • Computer literate including use of databases and Microsoft Office suite is essential

  • A full driving license and own car are required

  • Strong communication, creativity, problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

  • Experience of working with people with disabilities or a marginalised group

Behaviours
  • The ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team

  • Person centred approach

  • An ability to build strong relationships at all levels

  • Strong customer service focus

  • Be of good character

  • Flexible approach to work

  • High level of confidentiality

Competencies
  • Leadership

  • Strategic thinking

  • Commercial focus

  • Critical analysis & decision making

  • Communicating & influencing

  • Motivating, developing & empowering

  • Managing & developing performance

  • Adaptability, drive & resilience

  • Accountability

Remuneration & Benefits
  • Salary between €40,209 and €48,496 (DOE)

  • Paid expenses and mileage

  • Excellent working conditions

  • Training & development opportunities

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata

  • Access to Defined Contribution Pension scheme and group VHI & HSF Health Cash Plans

  • Employee Assistance Programme

     

    To apply please email a copy of your CV and a Cover to jobs@iwa.ie