Relief Care Worker – Foxrock

at Rehab Group (view profile)
Location Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted November 7, 2018
Category Social care
Job Type Permanent


Relief Care Worker for Prader Willi Syndrome Service - Foxrock
Fixed Term Contract, 12 Months

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

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Closing Date: Monday, 12th November 2018.

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

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