Care Worker – Thurles

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

Description

Care Worker for Thurles Residential Service

Specific Purpose, 35 hours

 

Job Purpose

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

 

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Social Care, or equivalent
  • Work Experience not essential but would be a distinct advantage
  • Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, and Downs Syndrome
  • Good IT skills, good written and oral communication skills.

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Facilitate and implement a person centered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of service users.

 

Additional requirements

  • 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.
  • Full Clean Drivers licence

 

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, 12th October 2018

 

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

 

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