Home Support Worker

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

Description

Home Support Worker for Waterford

Specific Purpose Contract, Variable hours

 

Job Purpose

To provide a Home Support service to older persons and to adults and children with disabilities. We work within a multi-disciplinary team context, enabling Clients to live with respect and dignity within their own home and community.

 

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • Experience in the provision of home based services.
  • Track record of liaising with service users and their families to ensure best quality of care
  • A relevant FETAC Healthcare qualification or equivalent is desirable
  • On the job QQI Level 5 training provided

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide a Home Support service to older persons and to adults and children with disabilities.
  • Assisting clients in all the Activities of Daily Living. These may include assistance with transfer, washing, toileting, feeding etc
  • To have a basic knowledge of domiciliary care, i.e. awareness of good hygiene practice, care of the skin and pressure areas etc.
  • To facilitate clients to maintain and promote their independence.

 

Additional requirements

  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Flexible with regard to working hours in order to meet the operational needs of the service
  • Participate in Carelink training programme

 

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: Wednesday, 17th October 2018.

 

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

 

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