Care Worker for Kerry (New Service)

at Rehab Group (view profile)
Location Kerry, Ireland
Date Posted October 3, 2018
Category Social care
Job Type Permanent


Care Worker for Kerry (New Service)

Permanent, 20 hours


Job Purpose

To provide a personal care service to individuals with Intellectual Disability and Mental Health Difficulties within a residential service setting, in an environment which values and respects the individual, fosters a positive behavioral support approach to supporting people with challenging behaviors and an environment that fosters community based living, personal development and social inclusion



Minimum Education & Skills required

  • QQI Level 5 in Health Care
  • Candidates should have experience of working in a residential care setting
  • Candidates should have experience of providing appropriate supports to service users with relevant disability and whose behavior may challenge.
  • A champion of Person Centred Planning and Individual Action Plans.





Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Promote and actively involved in teamwork, creating a nurturing and supportive environment for the service user.
  • 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.
  • Actively participate in appropriate, educational, recreational and occupational programmes, enabling service users to integrate with their local community and access local resources.



Additional requirements

  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • To have a positive can do attitude.
  • To be flexible.
  • To be interested in continuous improvement







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




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Closing Date: Wednesday, 10th October 2018.


The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer



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