Job Details: Depaul: Support Worker - Moorehaven / Teach Rua


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Depaul: Support Worker - Moorehaven / Teach Rua
[Depaul]

DEPAUL BELIEVES THAT EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE A PLACE TO CALL HOME AND A
STAKE IN THEIR COMMUNITY. OUR AIM IS TO WORK WITH THOSE WHO ARE
SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND MARGINALISED BY PROVIDING A QUALITY LED SERVICE
IN ORDER TO PRODUCE THE BEST POSSIBLE OUTCOMES FOR THOSE ACCESSING OUR
SERVICES. WE STRIVE TO EMPOWER OUR SERVICE USERS TO MAKE CHOICES AND
DECISIONS ABOUT THE WAY THEY LIVE THEIR LIVES. WE WORK IN PARTNERSHIP
WITH CENTRAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS AND OTHER
NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS.

DEPAUL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER, WE OFFER A STANDARD **APPLY
ON THE WEBSITE** HOUR WORKING WEEK, GENEROUS LEAVE ENTITLEMENTS AND A
PENSION SCHEME. WE SUPPORT ALL STAFF WITH REGULAR SUPERVISION AND CORE
TRAINING.

DEPAUL WISHES TO RECRUIT TO THE FOLLOWING ROLE:

SUPPORT WORKER
MOOREHAVEN  / TEACH RUA

**Apply on the website** hours per week
Fixed Term Contract
Salary: €**Apply on the website**,**Apply on the website** per annum

1. ROLE:

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to be a member of a
multi-disciplined team using holistic approaches to support Depaul
service users. Working within the principal of harm minimisation where
residents receive a high degree of care, support and dignity, Depaul
has a commitment to service user participation and to empowering
residents to manage their own lives. This role works across a 7-day
week rota, and commences with increased annual leave days and other
added benefits

2. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

* In conjunction with residents and rest of the team to ensure that
the house is kept to a good standard of tidiness, cleanliness and
hygiene including communal areas and bathrooms. Encouraging service
users to take responsibility for maintaining their own environment,
and supporting them with laundry and cleaning tasks where appropriate.
* To encourage and support service users to develop skills in
managing their daily living.
* In conjunction with project team, to assist residents with
personal monies, service charge payments, etc. where necessary.
* Carry out project administration tasks such as upkeep of petty
cash, project statistics, invoices, record keeping, Service User’s
files, OTIS, IR and AR completion etc.
* To ensure that Health and Safety standards are met within the
project in accordance with Depaul’s Health and Safety policy and the
projects Safety Statement.
* To undertake assigned duties regarding the overall health and
safety and security of the service and to use security systems put in
place.
* Relational Security Support – Managing risks relating to service
* Supporting residents - To maintain positive Mental Health
* Reporting to team and partner agency when Case Workers are not
available
* To work as a member of a multi-disciplined team in the best
interests of the residents and report to team and partner agency when
Case Workers are not available
* To plan and facilitate onsite social activities.
* To attend and participate in team meetings and staff team days.
* To participate in regular supervision and annual appraisal, and
help in identifying your own job-related development and training
needs.
* The above list is not exhaustive; additional areas of
responsibility may be added over time and flexibility to cover for
other staff roles is required from time to time.

THE ABOVE LIST IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE; ADDITIONAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
MAY BE ADDED OVER TIME AND FLEXIBILITY TO COVER FOR OTHER STAFF ROLES
IS REQUIRED FROM TIME TO TIME.

3. PERSON REQUIREMENTS:

* 1 year’s paid experience working with service users with mental
health problems, learning disabilities and/ or offending histories OR
relevant qualification in the social care field, (Social care/
psychology, nursing etc) Level 5 and above.
* Have a good standard of education.
* Experience of service user activity planning desirable for this
role.
* Experience of lone working or off-site working an advantage
* An understanding of enduring mental health issues and the impact
it has on the individual.
* Good working knowledge of risk assessment processes and systems
(i.e. S/U Risk assessment, Lone Working, Activity Risk Assessments)
* Be able to work as part of a team understanding the importance of
team communication
* Have an understanding of Health and Safety and the health and
safety requirements within a residential setting working with homeless
people.
* Have a knowledge and understanding of the vision, mission and
values of Depaul

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ONLINE APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please download and complete the application form available on the
link below


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
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Category: Others

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