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Why Work With Us?

When you work with Odyssey Social Care, you’re part of a dedicated team that’s as supportive to each other as we are to the young people in our care.

Because we know that our success depends on yours, you’ll get continuous on the job training through our network of certified trainers. Quite simply, our supportive, adaptive and flexible approach is designed to give you the best opportunities to progress through the company and further your social care career.

Hear from our Head of Residential Services, Stacey McGrath about the work she does at Odyssey Social Care.

Current Vacancies

Social Care Leader – Youghal, Co. Cork

Co. Cork

Social Care Leader €38,650 – €41,836

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February 22, 2024

Social Care Worker, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Co. Wexford

Social Care Worker €36,000 – €38,968

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February 22, 2024

Fixed Term Regional Manager – 12 Month Contract – North Leinster Region

North Leinster Region

Incremental – Starting Salary €68,000

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February 20, 2024

Fixed Term Regional Manager – 12 Month Contract – South Munster Region

South Munster Region

Incremental – Starting Salary €68,000

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February 20, 2024

Social Care Worker – Co. Monaghan

Social Care Worker €36,000 – €38,968

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Manager, Co. Monaghan

Co. Monaghan

Social Care Manager €54,000 – €57,000

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Leader – Co. Monaghan

Co. Monaghan

Social Care Leader €38,650 – €41,836

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February 7, 2024

Fixed Term Social Care Manager (9 Months Maternity Cover)

Co. Roscommon

Social Care Manager €54,000 – €57,000

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Leader – Redcross, Co. Wicklow

Co. Wicklow

Social Care Leader €38,650 – €41,836

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Worker – Redcross, Co. Wicklow

Co. Wicklow

Social Care Worker €36,000 – €38,968

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Worker – Youghal, Co. Cork

Co. Cork

Social Care Worker €36,000 – €38,968

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February 7, 2024

Relief Social Care Worker

Monaghan, Roscommon, Laois, Wicklow, Wexford, Kilkenny, Cork, Tipperary & Limerick

Relief Social Care Worker 15 Hr Shift – €216.30, 24.5 hr shift – €337.45

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Worker, Co. Cork (Under 12’s Service)

Co. Cork

Social Care Worker €36,000 – €38,968

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Leader, Co. Wicklow

Co. Wicklow

Social Care Leader €38,650 – €41,836

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Worker, Co. Roscommon

Co. Roscommon

Social Care Worker €36,000 – €38,968

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Worker, Co. Wicklow

Co. Wicklow

Social Care Worker €36,000 – €38,968

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February 7, 2024

Social Care Worker – Glenville, Co. Cork

Co. Cork

Social Care Worker €36,000 – €38,968

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January 15, 2024

Hear From Our Employees

Internal Training

At Odyssey Social Care, we are constantly implementing new key skills training across many different platforms. To ensure that it’s accessible to all staff, it’s delivered in ways and at times designed to suit you, from in-person sessions across the country to both interactive and independent training online.

Training

Our Training Team

Our training team includes some of the most experienced and dedicated people in the field of Social Care, with over 30 years of industry experience between them. All our trainers have worked in various positions throughout their careers including relief, core team member, team leader and management. It is this experience that enables our trainers to not only bring vital and relevant information, but also to adapt the training to real life practice for the benefit for our teams and our young people.

Our training programme is delivered under the following 3 categories:

Mandatory training

  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
  • Child Protection
  • Fire Safety
  • Medication Management
  • Basic First Aid
  • Anti-Ligature Training
  • Induction
  • HACCP
  • Manual Handling

Team learning & skills

  • Policies & Procedures
  • Risk Management
  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Aftercare
  • Keyworker
  • Placement Planning
  • Drug Awareness
  • Sex Education
  • Handling of Complaints

Enhancement learning

  • Ohana Suicide Awareness
  • Report Writing
  • Effective Supervision

Development Opportunities

Odyssey Social Care provides Educational Assistance to encourage its employees to continue their formal education as part of their professional development. In the academic year of 2021/2022 we supported and funded 17 employees with their education needs in courses such as Behavioural Analyst level 8 in Social Care, MA in Social Care Management, HDIP in Applied Social Studies.

Employee Benefits

We are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of the young people in our care and rely on our staff to achieve this. To acknowledge this we are happy to contribute to your wellbeing by supporting your personal and professional development in the following ways:

Professionally

  • A rostering system focused on ensuring a Healthy Work/Life balance
  • Annual Appraisals & Talent Recognition
  • Blended Working (Role-Dependant)
  • Career Progression Support
  • Company Social Events
  • Entertainment & Team Days
  • Free Core Professional Training
  • Management Programme
  • Personalised Training & Development Plans
  • Professional Development & Mentorship

Financially

  • A Competitive Salary including full hourly rate for overnights
  • 2-Year Length of Service Increment for Childcare Staff
  • Company Pension Scheme & Contribution Match (Role Dependent)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Education Assistance Fund
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health Insurance Grant
  • Length of Service Increments for Unit & Deputy Managers
  • Life Cover
  • Refer a Friend Bonus
  • Tax Saver Commuter Ticket Scheme