We have a number of positions for Care Assistants in our residential and respite services – 120 hours per month
A minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health Care or similar qualification essential (A Degree in Social Care or other relevant discipline advantageous)
2+ years’ experience of working with people with an Intellectual Disability essential.
Full Clean Drivers License essential.
Required Skills and Attributes:
Ability to show leadership
Resilience and empathy
Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
Flexibility in work duties and working hours
Respect the dignity and privacy of service users
Strong planning and organisational skills
Knowledge of HIQA and New Directions standards
Sample of responsibilities of the position:
Organise and participate actively in the recreational, educational and other training programmes of service users
Foster, encourage and develop the social skills of each service user
Implementation of a Person Centred approach for each service user
To carry out risk assessments, implement care plans and conduct reviews
Support service users medication management
Provide a safe and supportive and empowering environment for service users
It is a requirement of this role that the successful candidate is Covid-19 vaccinated or will have no objection to being vaccinated against Covid-19 when such a vaccination is offered.
HSE consolidated pay scales and rates apply