Care Worker

The Rehab Group
January 14, 2020
Tullamore, Co Offaly, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
20 hours per week
Education Requirements
QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care
Experience Requirements
1 year relevant experience
Job Responsibilities
see description
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Care Worker

Charleville Cottage Respite Service,

Tullamore, County Offaly

Permanent Contract, 20 hours


Job Purpose

To facilitate a service user focused service to adults with varying disabilities & complex health needs that include, 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
  • Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, and Downs Syndrome.
  • Work Experience not essential but would be an advantage



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.
  • Ensure that all interactions with service users are approached with dignity, respect, equality and incorporating choice.
  • Promote and be actively involved in teamwork, creating a nurturing and supportive environment for 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.


Closing Date: Wednesday, 22nd January 2020.



The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer



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