Community Support Worker

The Rehab Group
Published
January 18, 2022
Location
Roscommon, Ireland
Category
Job Type
Hours of Work
24 hours
Education Requirements
QQI Level 5 in Social Care, or equivalent
Experience Requirements
6 months
Job Responsibilities
Plan, develop, implement, monitor and review programs within the community
Job Industry
Home Care
Salary
26,926
Salary Currency
Euro
Job Order
1234

Description

A commitment to living the values of Teamwork, Respect, Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality.

 

We are an independent voluntary organisation providing services and support for people with disabilities and their families for more than 70 years. Our work positively impacts the lives of over 10,000 people with disabilities, equipping them with the confidence, skills and self-belief to achieve their expressed goals

 

 

Community Support Worker

Ross House Roscommon,

County Roscommon

Permanent Contract, 24 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.

This role will also involve providing 1:1 support to an individual with social activities as well as working with groups in 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.
  • Experience in supporting community independence
  • Knowledge and experience of local community resources is highly desirable

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • To plan, develop, implement, monitor and review appropriate educational, recreational and occupational programs within the community.
  • To ensure best practice in line with up to date research regarding   Quality of Life improvements.
  • To liaise with families, the multidisciplinary team and key community based personnel in the pursuit of accessible community activities for service users.
  • To ensure all interaction with service users is approached with dignity, respect, equality and incorporates choice

 

Additional requirements

  • Full Clean Driving Licence and access to a car for business purposes is required
  • To promote and be actively involved in teamwork at all times.
  • To liaise with families, the multidisciplinary team and other personnel as directed by the Community Services Manager
  • 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: Friday 28th January 2022.

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

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