Permanent Care Assistant 120 hour per month

We have a number of positions for Care Assistants in our residential and respite services – 120 hours per month

Essential Requirements:

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