CARE WORKER REQUIRED
LAOIS DAY CARE AT HOME SERVICE
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart
of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports
and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with
dementia and their carers.
Our vision is an Ireland where people on the journey of dementia are
valued and supported.
A national non-profit organisation, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
is person centred, rights-based and grassroots led with the voice of
the person with dementia and their carer at its core.
The ASI is currently recruiting for a Care Worker who will work in our
Day Care at Home service.
The successful candidate will work in assigned family homes with
offices based in Laois Day Care Centre, Ungarran, Kiln Lane,
Mountrath, Co. Laois
This is a permanent working **Apply on the website** hours per week.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing person
centred care to people with dementia in the client’s own home. You
will need good communication and organisational skills and be able to
work on your own initiative.
To be successful in this position it is essential you possess previous
experience of undertaking social and cognitive stimulation activates
with people with dementia, older people or people with intellectual
Candidates in this area must have a full clean driving license and
access to a car to be considered for this role.
A FETAC level 5 qualification is desirable but not essential.
Confidence in using IT/Email is also desirable.
We are offering a competitive salary commensurate with the care
sector, and dependent on relevant experience.
The role holder must strictly adhere to all National Guidelines laid
out in QSPD guidance and be COVID aware at all times. Training in PPE
/ Infection Control and other relevant areas will be provided by The
ASI prior to the role holder entering a client’s home.
Further information on the role is available on The Alzheimer Society
of Ireland’s website
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