Residential Team Leader, Kerry Services

Posted Date: 13-11-2023

Kerry | Permanent

What is the position?

You will be a full-time permanent Team Leader– reporting directly to the Service Manager.
Full time 40-hour contract. Day, afternoon and/or evening shifts. This role will entail 20 hours’ frontline and 20 hours’ administration. The successful candidate will report to the Person in Charge (PIC) and will play a key role in ensuring the provision of high quality, responsive and sustainable services in accordance with HIQA standards and relevant legislation. Our aim is to ensure that each person we support achieves their optimum potential.

Location: Kerry
Type of contract: Full-time permanent

We are Resilience.

For more than 10 years, high-growth Irish company Resilience has continued to lead the way in transforming health and social care in Ireland. Our essence is to help build resilience in the people we support to bring the possible to life.
Our Social Care division is providing progressive Residential, Day and Outreach Services for people with Disabilities and Autism – Helping people to realise their potential. We’re looking for passionate people to join our Permanent Team and build a future in rewarding work that truly changes lives. You’ll enjoy a supportive environment that helps you realise your own potential, and with access to upskilling and best practice training you’ll grow and develop your career.

Skills Required

  • Relevant Qualification in Social Care, Nursing, Social Work or other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience working within the disability sector with experience in a senior support/supervisory capacity.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage, motivate and supervise staff.
  • Have an understanding of and commitment to Person Centre Planning.
  • Be able to work evenings.
  • Be prepared to be on call as required.

Job Responsibilities

  • The delivery of client care needs and the development, implementation, and evaluation of Support Plans
  • Ensure that practices within the service comply with Resilience’s policies and procedures, to maintain the highest standards
  • Liaise with Multi-Disciplinary Teams (‘MDTs’) when required
  • Provide support to colleagues within the team setting
  • Act as a mentor for new staff and foster a positive learning environment
  • Participate in the development and review of risk assessments and report concerns


  • Develop and progress your career through fully funded additional training and development.
  • Enjoy market leading rates of pay
  • Discounted health insurance with our healthcare provider.
  • Earn from our paid Refer-a-Friend scheme.
  • Fuel discount scheme

Resilience is proud to be an equal opportunity employer


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