Care Worker

The Rehab Group
Published
September 22, 2021
Location
Thurles, Thurles, Ireland
Category
Job Type
Hours of Work
20
Education Requirements
Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
Experience Requirements
Work Experience within disability services is desirable for this role. Work experience with young people is an advantage.
Job Responsibilities
See Job description
Job Industry
Healthcare
Salary
N/A
Salary Currency
Euro
Job Order
1234

Description

Care Worker

Castleview Residential Service,

Navan, Meath, Ireland

Permanent Contract, 20 hours

Job Purpose

To facilitate a service user focused service to adults with varying disabilities & complex health needs that include, Autism, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, Mental Health issues and Downs Syndrome.

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • Training in responses to behaviour that challenges & medication management
  • Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
  • Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, Mental Health and Downs Syndrome.
  • Full Clean Driving license.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Ensure that all interactions with service users are approached with dignity, respect, equality and incorporating choice.
  • Facilitate and implement a person centered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of service users.

Additional requirements

  • 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.

 These duties and responsibilities are a reflection of the present service requirements and may be subject to review and amendment to meet the changing needs of the services.

Closing Date: 06/10/21

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

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