Personal Assistant – Support

The Rehab Group
Published
January 11, 2022
Location
University College Cork, Dublin, Ireland
Category
Job Type
Hours of Work
Variable
Education Requirements
QQI Level 5 Health Care or Social Care qualification .,Patient Moving and Handling qualification desirable
Experience Requirements
Experience of dealing with persons with additional support needs., Experience in the provision of personal care desirable
Job Responsibilities
See description
Job Industry
Education and Training
Salary
N/A
Salary Currency
Euro
Job Order
2626

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.

 

Personal Assistant - Support

UCC PA support

UCC, Cork

Specific purpose, Variable.

 

Job Purpose

To provide individualized supports to persons with physical and/or intellectual disability that enables them to fully participate in employment. Support includes assistance with attending employment, personal care and other support needs during their day.

 

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • QQI Level 5 Health Care or Social Care qualification
  • Patient Moving and Handling qualification desirable
  • Infection Control qualification desirable
  • Skills in the care and support of individuals with disabilities

 

 

Work Experience

  • Experience of dealing with persons with additional support needs
  • Experience in the provision of personal care desirable

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Skills in the care and support of individuals with disabilities
  • Provide personal assistance in all aspects of personal care and manual handling, ensuring comfort and hygiene and adhering to safe practice at all times. Assist in the taking of medication in line with policy and procedure as required.
  • Support persons with physical disabilities in the use of assistive technology equipment, with typing, handwriting, creative materials etc.
  • Apply all standards and procedures relating to Health and Safety legislation and maintain the highest levels of safety adhering to policy and procedure in the use of all safety equipment. Report to the Manager any concerns regarding safety and welfare.

 

Additional requirements

  • Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of employee at all times.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working with people with disabilities an advantage

Staff Benefits

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid paternity leave
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Tax saver travel scheme
  • Income protection

 

 

Closing Date: [20/01/2022]

 

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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