Job Details: Gheel Autism Services: Waking Nights – Support Worker (Part-Time)


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Dublin 1
Gheel Autism Services: Waking Nights – Support Worker (Part-Time)
[Gheel Autism Services]

In Gheel, we focus on supporting individuals with autism through their
life journey and enabling them to have fulfilling life experiences,
while having autonomy and control over their choices and decisions.
Gheel Autism Services provides a wide range of services for adults
with autism including day and vocational opportunities, outreach
support and a variety of supported living options. Across our services
we consider how each person thinks, learns and processes information
to develop a personalised plan of support. Considering individuals
strengths and motivations, we enable people to obtain outcomes which
are meaningful to them. Our committed practitioners receive regular
training and they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to enable
each individual to have positive and meaningful life experiences. All
staff are involved in changing the culture of supporting people into a
more inclusive, independence focused style of support – where people
are encouraged to be partners in, not recipients of, their service
delivery.

BENEFITS:

* Access to Health Insurance
* Access to Educational Support Scheme
* Company Pension with company contribution (including income
protection and death-in-service benefits)
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
* Up to **Apply on the website** days of annual leave
* Bike to Work Scheme
* Training and Development (CPD)
* Option to join the Health Service Credit Union

Due to the on-going expansion of our service, we currently have the
following permanent, part time vacancy.

DUBLIN 3 RESIDENTIAL VACANCIES

WAKING NIGHTS – SUPPORT WORKER – PERMANENT PART TIME – 0.5 WTE
(WHOLE TIME EQUIVALENT)

This is a part time 0.5 WTE (whole time equivalent) position covering
a waking night residential roster. The role offers the successful
candidate an excellent work/life balance as it entails working 7
waking nights every four weeks and which will involve working 1
weekend over a 4-week roster. We are looking for a very specific skill
set as the successful candidate will be supporting an older but
ambulant population of people in their home environment, some of whom
require a higher level of support. The successful candidate will act
as a strong role model, demonstrate a commitment to developing a
person-centred culture and provide the people we support with
emotional support and company to contribute positively to their health
and wellbeing. You will have experience assisting with all aspects of
intimate care needs. You will also have experience building trusting
relationships with the people we support so that we can enable them to
enjoy meaningful experiences and cope with the stresses of daily
living.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

_ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POST:_

* Fetac Level 5 or equivalent in social care
* Qualification in Health or Social Science

_ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE FOR SUPPORT WORKERS:_

* At least one-year recent experience in the social care/disability
sector.
* Experience working with adults with autism.

DESIRABLE

* Full, clean driving license.

SALARY SCALE: Successful candidates will be paid in line with **Apply
on the website** HSE revised consolidated Care Assistant pay scale
point 2; €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** –
point **Apply on the website**; € **Apply on the website**,**Apply
on the website** per annum based on working a **Apply on the
website**-hour week. There is **Apply on the website** days annual
leave per annum (pro rata) in respect of the residential Support
Worker roles.;

To apply for these positions please submit your C.V to **Apply on the
website**. Please write ‘WAKING NIGHTS’ in the subject line of the
email. Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on the
evidence outlined in the C.V.

The closing date for receipt of all completed applications is
WEDNESDAY, 7TH OF APRIL @ 5PM. Late applications will not be accepted.


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Type: Permanent
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Category: Health

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