COPE Galway: Relief Community Support Worker – Sonas Day Centre

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COPE Galway Senior Support Services

Promoting Healthy Independent Ageing at Home

We are currently seeking applications for the position of:

Relief Community Support Worker – Sonas Day Centre

A varied role making a real difference to older people by supporting them to live independently in their own home & enabling them to remain part of their community at the Sonas Day Centre

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A good standard of education, preferably in Social Care, Community Development, or in a related field
  • Experience of working with older people, those with mental health issues, vulnerable groups and individuals would be preferred
  • Experience of advocating for clients with statutory and voluntary services
  • A proven ability to communicate effectively and sensitively
  • An ability to maintain professional boundaries
  • An ability to foster positive relations with colleagues and other professional agencies
  • Experience of group work and working one to one with clients
  • A proven ability to be organised in ones approach to work
  • Good computer & administrative skills

Hours of Work: This is a relief role with varied part-time hours. A degree of flexibility can be provided with the ideal candidate able to reciprocate such.

A detailed Job Description/Person Specification and Application Form are available from the Human Resources Department via email

Applicants should submit an Application Form to the HR Dept by 9am, Wednesday 13th February

COPE Galway are an equal opportunities employer



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