Care Worker

at Rehab Group (view profile)
Location Limerick, Ireland
Date Posted October 11, 2018
Category Social care
Job Type Permanent

Description

Care Worker for Limerick Autism Respite Service

Permanent, 19.5 Hours

 

Job Purpose

To facilitate a service user focused service to adults with varying disabilities & complex health needs that include, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy and Parkinson’ Disease

 

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Social Care, or equivalent
  • Training in responses to behavior that challenges and medication management
  • Work experience with children and their families in a community or own home is essential.
  • Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, Mental Health Issues, Physical & Sensory needs, and behavioral interventions.

 

 

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and implement a person centered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of service users.
  • Provide personal assistance in all aspects of personal care and manual handling, ensuring comfort and hygiene of service users and adhering to safe practice at all times.
  • Assist service users in the taking of medication in line with policy and procedure.
  • Actively participate in appropriate, educational, recreational and occupational programmes, enabling service users to integrate with their local community and access local resources

 

 

Additional requirements

  • To comply with Health and Safety and safeguarding legislation.
  • To maintain a basic knowledge of first aid/personal care and to implement good hygiene practices.
  • To ensure the privacy and confidentiality of clients at all times.
  • Full Clean Drivers Licence is essential

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Benefits

  • Company Pension – with company contribution
  • 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, 19th October 2018.

 

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

 

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