Elderwell is a small family business providing an opportunity for a part time employee for the Douglas, Macroom and Clonakilty areas 1.5 hours per week, to facilitate therapeutic recreation sessions in care facilities for the elderly. You will be required to lead recreation sessions including exercise, art, reminiscence, sports games, outdoor activities and more. With the focus on developing confidence and self-esteem with disabled and frail elderly people in various care home settings. Training if required will be supplied.
This is a permanent part time position.
- Healthcare or elder care experience is necessary.
- Own transport is a must for this position.
- Fluent English and excellent communication skills particularly when relating to those with decreased communication and cognitive abilities.
- Must be able to assess, evaluate and write notes.
Applicants must supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.
In order to apply for this role please submit a CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date February 28th, 2019.