Relief Community Support Worker

The Rehab Group
Published
November 24, 2021
Location
Co Galway, Ireland
Category
Job Type
Hours of Work
Variable Hours
Education Requirements
QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care
Experience Requirements
1 year's experience
Job Responsibilities
See Full Job Description
Job Industry
Healthcare
Salary
TBC
Salary Currency
Euro
Job Order
2547

Description

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Relief Community Support Worker

Galway Aspergers Outreach Support

Co Galway

Fixed Term Contract 12 months, Variable hours

 

Job Purpose

The purpose of the job is to promote and support independent living and community integration, personal development, social interactions and work opportunities for people with Aspergers.

 

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
  • 1 to 2 years’ work experience supporting individuals with Asperger’s
  • Previous experience of working 1:1  in the Community or in person’s homes
  • Understand and knowledge of Asperger’s and or mental health disability.

 

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: Wednesday, 8th December 2021

 The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

 

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