Care Worker

The Rehab Group
Published
September 17, 2019
Location
Foxrock, Ireland
Category
Job Type
Hours of Work
39 per week
Education Requirements
QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care
Experience Requirements
1 year relevant experience
Job Responsibilities
see description
Job Industry
Healthcare
Salary
TBC
Salary Currency
Euro
Job Order
7671
Page Views
22

Description

Care Worker for Prader Willi Syndrome Service – Foxrock, Co Dublin

Permanent, 39 Hours

 

Job Purpose

To facilitate a service user focused service to adults with varying disabilities & complex health needs that include, Prader Willi Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy and Parkinson’ Disease

 

 

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care, or equivalent
  • Training in responses to behavior that challenges and medication management
  • Work Experience not essential but would be a distinct advantage
  • Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, Intellectual, Disability, Epilepsy and Downs Syndrome

 

 Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and implement a person centered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of service users.
  • Provide personal assistance in all aspects of personal care and manual handling, ensuring comfort and hygiene of service users and adhering to safe practice at all times.
  • Assist service users in the taking of medication in line with policy and procedure.
  • Actively participate in appropriate, educational, recreational and occupational programmes, enabling service users to integrate with their local community and access local resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional requirements

  • Full Clean Drivers Licence is essential
  • To be able to work effectively in a team providing person centered support for service users.
  • To be able to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of service users at all times.
  • To be able to adhere to all policies and procedures.

 

 

Staff Benefits

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid paternity leave
  • 27 days annual leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Tax saver travel scheme
  • Income protection

 

To view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page.

 

Closing Date: Monday, 30th September 2019

 

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

 

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