Part-Time Home Care Worker – Co. Wexford
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their carers.
Our vision is an Ireland where no one goes through dementia alone and where policies and services respond appropriately to the person with dementia and their carers, at the times they need support.
A national non-profit organisation, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is person centred, rights-based and grassroots led with the voice of the person with dementia and their carer at its core.
The Society is currently recruiting a Home Care Worker for Wexford Home Care who will be based in assigned family homes, with offices based in Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Upper Floor, 2 Slaney Street, Wexford Town. The successful candidate will report to the Home Care Co-Ordinator.
This is a fixed-term contract (6 months) working part-time hours (20 hours per week).
Reporting to the Home Care Co-Ordinator, the Home Care Worker is responsible for providing person centred care to people with dementia, addressing their needs and enhancing their quality of life.
To be successful in this role you will need experience of working with people with dementia, older people or people with intellectual disabilities. A FETAC level 5 qualification is desirable but not essential.
You will need good communication and organisational skills and be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.
A full driving licence is essential.
Salary will be commensurate with the care sector, and dependent on relevant experience.
If you are interested in applying for this post, please submit a full and up-to-date CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you could undertake this role and send it to Samantha Whelan, Home Care, Co-Ordinator (email@example.com).
Closing date for applications is: 15th June 2018
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.