Role of Support Worker

at Autism Initiatives Group (view profile)
Location Ashford, Co.Wicklow, Ireland
Date Posted November 28, 2019
Category Healthcare Assistant
Job Type Permanent


Recruitment  Notice

Due to expansion in the Organisation we are recruiting for the following:


Role of Support Worker  – Ashford, Co Wicklow for 39 hours per week

Salary in line with April 2018 HSE Pay Scales

Essential Criteria      

QQI / FETAC Level 5 Major Award in relevant discipline (eg, health, community, care sector)

Experience working within the care field

Desirable Criteria  

Experience working within the field of Autism 

Experience with behaviours of concern                          

Full clean driving licence (minimum 2 years and aged 23 years or over for insurance purpose)


Excellent communication skills

Ability to work on own initiative

Awareness of Key Worker Role and philosophy surrounding support to people with complex needs

Programme Planning

Person Centred Plans

Benefits Include:-

Induction training week

On-going training and development

Access to Health Insurance 

Access to Education Support Scheme 

Company pension with company contribution

Paid Maternity leave

Paid Paternity leave

22 days annual leave

Bike to work scheme

Flexible working hours

Closing date for completed application forms:- Wednesday, 11th December 2019 @ 12pm

Please note that applications can only be accepted by way of Autism Initiatives Application Form.


Informal Enquiries and Application Forms:-  Contact:-   HYPERLINK "" 

Full Job Specification available on request

Canvassing for all positions will immediately disqualify candidates from the recruitment process

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