Care Worker P&S

Rehab Group
July 22, 2021
Job Type
Hours of Work
11 and 16.15
Education Requirements
A minimum QQI Level 5 in Social Care or equivalent
Experience Requirements
Experience of working with invidiously with physical and sensory and ABI disability
Job Responsibilities
See Job Description
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A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work,

Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality


Are you looking for a role in a challenging, yet extremely rewarding environment? Do you have the compassion and the strength of character to help people with disabilities, live independent lives? We are Rehabcare, the health and social care division of the Rehab Group.


Care Worker P&S


Beara Peninsula Castletownbere area

Co Cork

Permanent Contract, 11 and 16.5 Hours


Job Purpose

To facilitate a client focused service to adults with physical & sensory disabilities & complex health needs that include ABI.



Minimum Education & Skills required

  • A minimum QQI Level 5 in Social Care or equivalent
  • Training in responses to disability and medication management
  • Experience of working with invidiously with physical and sensory and ABI disability  
  • Experience in the provision of personal care and handling experience is an advantage
  • 5 day rota over 7 days includes weekends and shift work
  • Experience of facilitation, implementation and review of Support/Care Plans
  • Experience of promoting Self Advocacy with clients
  • Experience in the provision of community and home service based programmes and activities to promote independence and meet the needs, choices and abilities of clients
  • Skills and knowledge in the areas of physical and sensory disability and mental health issues
  • Know and implement professional boundaries and best practice



 Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Promote and actively involved in teamwork, creating a nurturing and supportive environment for the clients
  • Facilitate and implement a person centered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of clients
  • Provide personal assistance in all aspects of personal care and manual handling, ensuring comfort and hygiene of clients and adhering to safe practice at all times
  • Ensure that all interactions with Clients are approached with dignity, respect, and equality, incorporating choice
  • Actively participate in appropriate, educational, recreational and occupational programmes, enabling Clients to integrate with their local community and access local resources



Additional requirements

  • Full clean driving licence is essential
  • Professional, positive  and confident approach 
  • Effective advocate for clients, promoting self-advocacy
  • Work on own initiative 


Staff Benefits

  • Company pension scheme 
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid paternity leave
  • 27 days annual leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Taxsaver travel scheme
  • Income protection


Closing Date: 31st July 2021

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.


The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer



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