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Care Worker / Community Support Worker– Nationwide

at Communicare (view profile)
Location Ireland, Ireland
Date Posted January 8, 2018
Category Social care
Job Type Permanent

Description

Care Worker / Community Support Worker– Nationwide

 

Location

Nationwide

 

 

Position

Care Worker / Community Support Worker

 

Details

We are seeking compassionate, caring and reliable Care Workers/Community Support Workers for a number of roles Nationwide.

Areas include:

North-West

Donegal / Galway / Leitrim / Mayo / Roscommon / Sligo

South/South-West

Clare / Cork / Kerry / Limerick / Tipperary

East/South-East

Carlow / Dublin / Kildare / Kilkenny / Laois / Louth / Meath / Offaly / Waterford / Wexford / Wicklow

 

What Communicare offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay
  • Flexibility within your working schedule
  • A fully comprehensive induction training programme
  • Full in-house training (CPR, Patient Manual Handling, etc)
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • 24-hour support from office and on-call team

 

Requirements

  • FETAC/QQI Level 5 – Community Care/Social Care
  • CPR & Patient Manual Handling
  • 2 references
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team
  • Having an empathetic and caring nature

Duties (vary per client):

 

  • Facilitate and implement a person centered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of the clients.
  • 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
  • Ensure that all interactions with service users are approached with dignity, respect, equality and incorporating choice
  • Actively participate in appropriate, educational, recreational and occupational programmes, enabling service users to integrate with their local community and access local resources.
  • Ensure safe transportation of clients, by adhering to policy and procedure and the use of all safety equipment as appropriate
  • Assist with catering, cleaning, general domestic duties and the documentation of information within the service as deemed necessary.
  • Promote and be actively involved in teamwork, creating a nurturing and supportive environment for service users.

 

If you would like to work within a rewarding role and make a difference to the lives of others, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Salary

 

To be discussed at interview stage.

 

Contact information

Call us on 01 8338000 for more information in this role.

 

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