Offaly Centre for Independent Living - Clochan House Residential Respite Centre: Personal Assistant

OFFALY CENTRE FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

PERSONAL ASSISTANT (1 Full Time Post) – CLOCHAN HOUSE RESIDENTIAL RESPITE CENTRE

Offaly Centre for Independent Living are currently recruiting for 1 full time Personal Assistant to work in our respite centre. You will be working with adults presenting with various physical and sensory disabilities in Clochan House Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Essential Requirements

  • Have a minimum of QQI (Fetac) level 5 Major award in Healthcare Support
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the area of physical and /or intellectual disabilities
  • Have the ability to interact and communicate effectively on a one to one basis with services users of various backgrounds and disabilities.
  • Have completed SAMS (Safe Medication Management)
  • Have fluent written and spoken English and excellent report writing skills.
  • Be flexible to cover a range of day /night/ sleepover shifts.
  • Have an understanding of the philosophy and ethos of Independent Living with experience in assisting and enabling in all activities of daily living.
  • References from previous employment
  • Clean C1 Driving Licence
  • Working Knowledge with HIQA standards

Desirable Requirements

  • Level 6 or higher in Social Studies being highly desired
  • Have completed Manual Handling and People Moving training and be able to provide certification to support this.
  • HACCPS (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) training

To apply for the above position, please send your CV with letter of application to: Lisa Weldon, Person in Charge, Clochan House Residential Respite Centre, HSE Campus, Arden Road, Tullamore, Co.Offaly, R35HP73 or email lisa@ocil.ie

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th January 2019

Region: 

Tullamore, Co Offaly

Expiry date: 

25/01/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

11/01/19