Community Support Worker

The Rehab Group
November 11, 2021
Cleveragh Co Sligo, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
39 hours per week
Education Requirements
QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care
Experience Requirements
1 years relevant experience
Job Responsibilities
see full job description
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A commitment to living the organizational 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 Rehab care, the health and social care division of the Rehab Group. We deliver quality, client focused, services. We are looking for a Community Support Worker to join our team. You will promote the development of independent living skills, while you assist our service users in their day to day tasks. Their safety and wellbeing will be your utmost priority at all times. You will nurture their ability to make their own choices and support them every step of the way, as they reach their full potential. You will be a champion of dignity, empathy and inclusion for all people with disabilities, within the community.





Community Support Worker

Sligo Resource Centre

Cleveragh, Co Sligo.

Permanent Contract, 39 hours


Job Purpose

To assist in the delivery of individualized community support to a number of individuals with intellectual, physical and mental health challenges.  Supporting individuals to be valued members of their local communities.  Supporting individuals to optimize their emotional, social, occupational and learning experiences, through programmes offered within the service and the community


Minimum Education & Skills required

  • QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
  • Experience in the area of supporting individuals with intellectual, physical and mental health challenges.
  • Track record of supporting individuals to identify and experience meaningful experiences in their local community
  • Ability to work on own initiate and utilize autonomy attached to position in order to maximize the effectiveness of this role



Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • To plan, develop, implement, monitor and review appropriate educational, recreational and occupational programs within the community ensuring best practice in line with up to date research regarding improving people Quality of Life.
  • To liaise with families, the multidisciplinary team and key community based personnel in the pursuit of accessible community activities for service users.
  • To enshrine the concept of independent living by supporting service users to integrate in to their local community and access local resources.



Additional requirements

  • Full clean driving license
  • To comply with health and safety legislation.
  • To maintain a basic knowledge of first aid/personal care and to implement good hygiene practices


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: Thursday, 25th November 2021.

 The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer




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