Cheeverstown House: Care Assistants – Night Duty

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Cheeverstown House is a voluntary organisation, in a four-year accredited partnership with the Council on Quality and Leadership, based in South County Dublin.  We provide a range of support services to people with an intellectual disability in various locations and our core values are person-centredness, community inclusion and active participation with a strong emphasis on quality.  We are now recruiting to form a panel of relief care assistants to work night duty within our services.

CARE ASSISTANTS – Night Duty

Contracts and Relief hours available

Essential criteria - Qualification:

  • QQI / FETAC Level 5 Major Award in a caring/ID related subject (8 modules must be completed to get a major award)
  • Or  BA in Applied Social Studies/Applied Social Care (or equivalent)
  • Or  Current student of BSc in Nursing
  • Or  Current student of BA in Applied Social Studies/Applied Social Care (or equivalent)

Desirable criteria:

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience supporting people with an intellectual disability
  • Knowledge of HIQA regulations and HSE policies Moving on from Congregated Settings and New Directions
  • Commitment to a person-centred approach, community inclusion and the individual needs of the person
  • Full, clean drivers licence and willingness to drive as part of role
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Experience of working and communicating with families
  • Excellent communication skills

Application forms are available from the Human Resources Department, tel: (01) 4993727, or on email at personnel@cheeverstown.ie

CHEEVERSTOWN HOUSE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

Region: 

Dublin

Expiry date: 

14/01/17

Date Entered/Updated: 

14/11/16