Job Details: Gheel Autism Services: Support Worker – Day Supports (Part-Time)


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Gheel Autism Services: Support Worker – Day Supports (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 - DAY OPPORTUNITY SUPPORT TEAM VACANCIES

SUPPORT WORKER – DAY SUPPORTS, PERMANENT, PART-TIME (0.**APPLY ON
THE WEBSITE** WTE) – DUBLIN 3

Gheel Autism Services provides day and residential support
opportunities across North and South Dublin. This allows us to offer
unique and personalised services which are based on the choices, needs
and aspirations of the individual. The successful candidate will
support and promote the development of independent living skills,
education, employment possibilities and social and leisure groups.

For this position the successful candidate will be expected to work
**Apply on the website**.3 hours per week across Monday to Sunday.
This role will require flexibility in the days worked to facilitate
the needs of the persons being supported. There will also be a
requirement to have flexibility around starting and finishing times.
However, it is envisaged the hours will be from 8 am until 5pm.

The fundamental purpose of this role is to support people to have a
good quality of life and to be happy. This will be achieved by working
with the people we support in ascertaining how they want and choose to
live their lives. The ideal candidate will be one who wholeheartedly
embraces the ethos of person-centredness and respecting/encouraging
choice. They will also possess the enthusiasm, creativity, positivity,
and drive required to collaboratively design and implement supports
that achieve a good quality of life. The position involves working as
part of a team and an overall support network. With that, the best
candidate will be someone who is open-minded and regularly practices
reflection in their role.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUPPORT WORKER 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.
* 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;
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website** per annum based on working a **Apply on the website**-hour
week. There is **Apply on the website** days annual leave per annum.

To apply for this position please send your C.V to **Apply on the
website**. In the subject line please advise what position you are
applying for by stating DAY SUPPORTS, THE VILLA. Applicants will be
shortlisted for interview based on the evidence outlined in their C.V.

The closing date for receipt of all completed applications is
Wednesday, 7th of April @5pm. Late applications will not be accepted,
and Garda Vetting is a requirement of the recruitment process.


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Type: Permanent
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Category: Health

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