_TO ENABLE PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES TO HAVE FULL AND
MEANINGFUL LIVES THROUGH PERSON CENTERED SERVICES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
THEIR CIRCLE OF SUPPORT._
_OUR MISSION__: _
_To enable people with intellectual disabilities to have full and
meaningful lives through person centered services in partnership with
their circle of support._
_Promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human
rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and
to promote respect for their inherent dignity._
* _Person Centred_
_Placing the service user at the centre of our supports, services and
_To support full inclusion in all educational, employment, consumer,
recreational and domestic activities that are typical in everyday
_Partner with people who use our services, their families, funders,
government agencies, housing agencies, local community members and
CHEEVERSTOWN ARE NOW INVITING APPLICANTS WHO SHARE IN OUR MISSION AND
VALUES TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING POSTS:
_PSYCHOLOGY PROJECT WORKERS
NEW DIRECTIONS (DAY SUPPORTS)_
_PERMANENT, FULL-TIME (**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** HOURS PER WEEK)_
Working as a member of the direct support team, the Psychology Project
Worker will provide supports to individuals with intellectual
disabilities, within the framework of New Directions, an
outcomes-based individualised approach to day services and supports.
In collaboration with colleagues and the clinical team, the Psychology
Project Worker will support people attending the service to:
* identify goals in line with the twelve New Directions supports
* appropriately assess the support needs required to achieve these
* develop individualised support plans, specifying pattern and types
of support needed
* take the lead in implementing, monitoring progress and evaluating
plans, supported by line manager and Psychology Department
The Psychology Project Worker will support people in a community
based, day service location, within the Dublin South West catchment
area including Crumlin, Templeogue, Tallaght and Rathfarnham.
Flexibility to move between locations is required, as the need arises.
* Honours Degree in Psychology or equivalent (e.g. H Dip conversion)
* Experience working with people with intellectual and
* Values that correspond with Cheeverstown’s values.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including good
* Strong commitment to increasing opportunities for people to become
valued members of their local community and to live their best life.
* Belief in a person-centred approach and the empowerment of people
* Ability to collaborate and work as a member of a team.
* Possess a proven ability to work on own initiative
* Flexibility and ability to respond to changing needs, situations
* Knowledge and understanding of New Directions standards.
* Possess a full clean drivers licence and access to car.
* Be proactive, with high degree of motivation and drive.
* Strong organisational and time management skills.
* Good IT and administrative skills.
Salary will be paid at Social Care Worker salary scale on the HSE
Consolidated Salary Scales, depending on qualifications and
experience. Benefits include access to appropriate Pension Scheme;
Health Services Staff Credit Union and Health Insurance Group Discount
A DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION IS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL FROM **Apply on the
FOR INFORMAL ENQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT:
Colette McLoughlin, Area Manager, New Directions on **Apply on the
TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT COVER LETTER AND DETAILED CV TO:
Human Resources, Cheeverstown, Templeogue, Dublin 6W, or email **Apply
on the website**
THE CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS: FRIDAY 3RD MARCH
**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**
_CHEEVERSTOWN HOUSE LTD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER_
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