Job Details: Kerry Parents and Friends Association: Social Care Workers (Part-Time & Relief) & Support Workers (Relief)


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Kerry Parents and Friends Association: Social Care Workers (Part-Time & Relief) & Support Workers (Relief)
[Kerry Parents and Friends Association]

KERRY PARENTS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION IS A VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION
COMMITTED TO THE DELIVERY OF LIFE ENHANCING SERVICES AND SUPPORTS,
RESPONDING TO NEEDS, WISHES AND CHOICES OF PEOPLE WITH AN INTELLECTUAL
DISABILITY, CONNECTED TO SUPPORT NETWORKS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.

 APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

POST: SOCIAL CARE WORKER

CONTRACT: PERMANENT, PART-TIME (**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**.**APPLY ON
THE WEBSITE** HRS PER WEEK)

POST: SOCIAL CARE WORKERS

CONTRACT: FIXED TERM – RELIEF

LOCATION: VALENTIA RESIDENTIAL SERVICE

THE ROLE:

* To facilitate and implement a person-centred approach for our
individuals appropriate to their wishes and goals.
* To promote and protect the right of the people we support in a
manner that respects their dignity, right to make choices and their
privacy.
* To actively seek new interests and opportunities for the people we
support to develop meaningful roles in their Communities.
* To ensure the overall wellbeing of the people we support in all
areas of their lives including health and personal care.
* To assist in the teaching of life skills in cooking, budgeting,
cleaning & building confidence.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

* BA in Applied Social Care or equivalent qualification.
* Experience of working in a care delivery capacity, preferably
within a disability service.
* A passion for promoting and empowering those you support.
* An excellent knowledge of the HIQA regulations and standards.
* Car owner with a full clean drivers licence desirable.

POST: SUPPORT WORKERS

CONTRACT: FIXED TERM – RELIEF

LOCATION: VALENTIA RESIDENTIAL SERVICE

THE ROLE:

* The core activities for the post of Support Worker will include
planning and setting goals with the person to assist them in meeting
their personal, social, recreational, academic, independent living,
community integration, training and supported employment needs.
* As a Support Worker you will enable the people we support realise
their goals and achieve their identified priorities. You will also
provide support and act as an advocate for participation and inclusion
in the community on behalf of the person we support.
* The Support Worker operates within the framework of a person
centred approach and to actively engage with and promote co-operation
and partnership with other services, both internally and externally
and in particular with families.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

* QQI Level 5 in Healthcare Support. Equivalent qualifications to
Healthcare support will be considered, with a minimum of 2 years
relevant experience working with Adults with an Intellectual
Disability.
* Experience of working in a care delivery capacity, preferably
within a disability service.
* Car owner with a full clean drivers licence desirable.

_*PLEASE NOTE, THE ABOVE ROSTER MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO THE
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE SERVICE*._

FOR FULL DETAILS AND APPLICATION FORMS, PLEASE CONTACT THE HR
DEPARTMENT AT **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** OR BY EMAIL TO **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE** OR **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**

ONLY THE ASSOCIATIONS APPLICATION FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR
SHORTLISTING, STANDALONE CV’S CANNOT BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE ENSURE THE
POST/S THAT YOU ARE APPLYING FOR ARE INCLUDED ON THE APPLICATION FORM
WHERE INDICATED BY ORDER OF PREFERENCE.

COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL TO EITHER:

**Apply on the website** or **Apply on the website** BY 5PM ON
WEDNESDAY, **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**TH OF AUGUST, **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**

_KERRY PARENTS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
EMPLOYER_


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Health

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