Social Care Worker

Servisource Healthcare
Published
May 6, 2022
Location
Galway, Ireland
Category
Job Type
Hours of Work
Flexible Hours
Education Requirements
Third Level Diploma
Experience Requirements
6 months
Job Responsibilities
All responsibilities of a Social Worker
Job Industry
Healthcare
Salary
Negotiable per week
Job Order
JO-2205-492056

Description

What we offer:

· Competitive rates of pay €13.33-€23.82 per hour (Premium rates available depending on shift)
· Excellent Holiday entitlements
· Flexibility within your working schedule - you give your own availability
· Online bookings system
· A fully comprehensive induction training programme
· Full in-house training (CPR, Patient Manual Handling, etc)
· Refer a friend bonus
· 24-hour on call support
· Dedicated booking coordinator
· Continued personal & Professional development
· Opportunity to gain experience

As a Social Care Worker, you use positive approaches to support people who may have challenging behaviour in line with organisational practice. You may be asked to participate in all aspects of the running of the service including leisure activities, escort duties, general cleaning and upkeep of the service.

Responsibilities of Social Care Workers:
Assist individual service user with person centred goals in the home or community
Enable service users to participate in community activities by providing the required assistance and support
Provide support in educational or work assignments as required
Assist individual service user with therapy exercises as required
Personal assistance in the areas of toileting, eating, dressing and transferring as required
Facilitate in social and leisure activities as required
Participate in training as required
Any other appropriate duties which may be assigned
To have proven ability to interact successfully with people with various disabilities.
Understanding and experience of therapeutic interventions.
A knowledge of the HIQA/Tusla regulations and standards.

Essential Criteria
Minimum Level 7 Degree in Social Care in addition to in-date certificates in Patient Moving & Handling, MAPA, First Aid and Children’s First
Will have a proven ability to interact successfully on a one to one basis with clients
Will have fluent written and spoken English and excellent report writing skills
Have experience of working with children/individuals with physical disabilities
Have experience providing personal care to individuals
Demonstrates excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills
Demonstrates good awareness of health and safety issues

Servisource Contact:
To apply for this position or for further information on the roles available, please contact:
Angela Feeney on 0873727191 or [email protected]

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence

Please note due to the high volume of applicants for this position, we can only respond to candidates that meet the above requirements

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