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Vacancy - Family Support Worker (Full Time; Permanent Contract)

The Family Support Worker will work as part of the Child and Family Service to provide intensive one to one supports and group-based supports to families. They may work either in LSSC premises in Henry Street, in the Southside Child and Family Centre or across both services.

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Job Vacancy - Senior Community Social Work Practitioner

The Community Social Work and Family Support Service is a part of LSSC’s Child and Family Service. This service consists of professionally qualified social workers and family support workers who work to support families to build stronger relationships, develop their parenting and communication skills and address a range of challenges that families may be facing. This work is completed through home visits, centre-based work and phone contact. Targeted group interventions and workshops are also facilitated. 
The Senior Community Social Work Practitioner will provide line management, support and supervision to the Community Social Work and Family Support Team and students on placement as well as managing a caseload.
The Senior Community Social Work Practitioner serves as LSSC’s Designated Liaison Person, and, in this role, they provide support across the organisation to ensure that every staff member understands their role under Children First and that we work together as an organisation to ensure the safety of children.

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Follow us on Social Media

Limerick Social Service Council is now on social media. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Southill Seniors Christmas Dinner

A wonderful Day had by all, at the new Child & Family Center. Mr Ryan accompanied by 50 children & 5 teachers from Our Lady Queen Of Peace School entertained 67 Southill Seniors by singing, acting, playing trombone, drums & violin 's. They also served wonderful food to each table.  The children's kindness was overwhelming when each child gifted the Seniors with a Christmas present.  This event was co-ordinated by Mary O'Hehir LSSC

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Hunt Museum exhibits prisoners' artwork

Mary O'Hehir an LSSC staff member recently took a group to the Open Minds Exhibition run by the Irish Prison Service. Mary was interviewed by a UL student.

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Quality Improvements

The LSSC is always looking to improve its services and standards. Read our update on how we are looking at Training & Development, Standards and our Website

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The Child & Family Centre Galvone

The LSSC will develop the management of the Child & Family Centre at the new Southside Education Campus which will be a state of the art campus providing integrated and accessible service provision for children.  

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The LSSC has recently been involved with the new Commissioning process of TUSLA, Child & Family Agency and the LSSC General Manager, Mr Brian Ryan.

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Children First Act, 2015

The LSSC acknowledges that it is everyone’s responsibility to protect children and young people. The Children First Act, 2015 is due to commence in December 2017.