Care Worker – Kilcummin

at Rehab Group (view profile)
Location Kerry, Ireland
Date Posted October 8, 2018
Category Social care
Job Type Permanent


Care Worker for Kilcummin Residential Service - Kerry

Permanent, 35 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, 17th October 2018.


The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer


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