Care Worker

The Rehab Group
Published
June 23, 2020
Location
Killarney, Co Kerry, Ireland
Category
Job Type
Hours of Work
30 hours per week
Education Requirements
QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care
Experience Requirements
1 years' relevant experience
Job Responsibilities
see full job description
Job Industry
Healthcare
Salary
TBC
Salary Currency
Euro
Job Order
578
Page Views
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Description

Care Worker

Whitelodge Residential Service,

Killarney, Co Kerry

Specific Purpose Contract, 30 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

  • Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy and Downs Syndrome.
  • Understand the principles of care and how to put them into practice.
  • Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
  • Know about communication, what helps and hinders communication and how to use it effectively. Know about, use and, understand different forms of communication.

 

 

 

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: Tuesday, 7th July 2020.

 

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

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