Job Details: Kerry Parents and Friends Association: Social Care Worker, Support Workers & Relief Staff


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Kerry Parents and Friends Association: Social Care Worker, Support Workers & Relief Staff
[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.

 

WE ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS

POST: SOCIAL CARE WORKER

Contract: Specified Purpose, Part-Time (**Apply on the website**.5 hrs
per week)
Location: Listowel Respite 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 rights 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.
* A full drivers licence with access to a car insured for business
purposes and must be willing to drive Association vehicles.

POST: SUPPORT WORKER

Contract: Specified Purpose, Part-Time (**Apply on the website** hours
per week)
Location: Valentia Residential Service

POST: SUPPORT WORKER

Contract: Specified Purpose, Part-Time (**Apply on the website** hours
per week)
Location: Valentia Residential Service

POST: SUPPORT WORKER

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time (**Apply on the website** hours per
week)
Location: Listowel Respite Service

POST: SUPPORT WORKER

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time (**Apply on the website** hours per
week) _Weekend work and split shifts._
Location: Listowel 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.
* A full drivers licence with access to a car insured for business
purposes and must be willing to drive Association vehicles.

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

WE ARE ALSO SEEKING TO RECRUIT RELIEF SOCIAL CARE AND SUPPORT WORKERS
COUNTYWIDE

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, STANDALONE
CV’S CANNOT BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE ENSURE THE POST/S THAT YOU ARE
APPLYING FOR ARE INCLUDED ON THE APPLICATION FORM BY ORDER OF
PREFERENCE WHERE INDICATED, OTHERWISE WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT YOUR
APPLICATION WILL BE PUT FORWARD FOR SHORTLISTING CORRECTLY.

COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL ONLY TO:
**Apply on the website** BY 5PM, WEDNESDAY THE 7TH OF APRIL, **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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