Care Worker – Foxrock

at Rehab Group (view profile)
Location Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted November 2, 2018
Category Social care
Job Type Permanent

Description

Care Worker for Prader Willi Syndrome Service - Foxrock

Permanent, 39 Hours

 

Job Purpose

To facilitate a service user focused service to children 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 not essential but would be a distinct advantage
  • Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, Intellectual, Disability, Epilepsy and Downs Syndrome

 

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

  • Full Clean Drivers Licence is essential
  • To be able to work effectively in a team providing person centered support for service users.
  • To be able to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of service users at all times.
  • To be able to adhere to all policies and procedures.

 

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: Monday, 12th November 2018.

 

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

 

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