Support Worker

The Rehab Group
January 17, 2022
Castlebar, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
14 hourse
Education Requirements
Health and Social Care degree
Experience Requirements
ISL experience
Job Responsibilities
implementing, and reviewing quality monitoring systems
Job Industry
Salary Currency
Job Order


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.


ISL Support Worker

Castlebar Resource Centre

Castlebar, Co Mayo

Six month contract, Part time, 14 hours



Job Purpose

To promote the development of independent living skills, and to assist service users in their daily living within a supported accommodation service, ensuring their safety and well – being at all times.

Using ISL to support a service user in a 1:1 capacity.



Minimum Education & Skills required

  • A third level qualification in health and social care or equivalent, is desirable but not essential.
  • Irish sign language fluency and experience essential.
  • Min 2 years previous experience of working with people with a disability is preferred
  • A clear understanding of the philosophy of independent living and community integration will be required to be demonstrated. 
  • Experience in maintaining relationships with stakeholders both within the service and externally in the community.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • To ensure delivery of a quality service by designing, implementing, and reviewing quality monitoring systems appropriate to requirements of each individual, providing personal assistance in all aspects of everyday living skills, carrying out any duties necessary to ensure the comfort and hygiene of clients.
  • To collate, assessment and intervention information and expertise for the purpose of developing an individualized community support service.
  • To document information, update records, and complete necessary paperwork for communication and accountability purposes.


Additional requirements

  • Full clean driving license required 
  • To promote and be actively involved in teamwork at all times.
  • To participate in creating a nurturing and supportive environment for service users.
  • To liaise with families, the multidisciplinary team and other personnel as directed by the Community Services Manager.



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.

Closing Date: Friday 28th January 2022


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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