Cheshire Ireland (Galway): Senior Care Support Worker (Part-Time)

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Senior Care Support Workers

Cheshire Ireland provides quality services to adults with physical,sensory and neurological disabilities at a medium and high level of need. We provide individualised supports to promote wellbeing, independence and quality of life for all people who use our services. We currently provide services to over 200 people in their own homes, in residential centres, in supported accommodation and in respite facilities. Established in Shillelagh, Co.Wicklow in 1963, Cheshire Ireland are a Section 39 organisation funded by the HSE. We employ over 800 staff and operate in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Wicklow, Limerick, Donegal, Kerry, Carlow, Waterford, Sligo and Mayo.

The person we are looking to recruit will be 20 hour position, in Galway Cheshire services . This service is based in Merlin Park, Galway.


What we do?
A Senior Care Support Workers role is to support and facilitate individuals to live in their own home, to develop and hold valued social roles and a variety of meaningful relationships within their communities.
A Senior Care Support Worker will lead a team to ensure the above objectives are met.

How we work.
The Cheshire Community Living Service is based on clear principles of supporting people “one person at a time”. As a Cheshire Senior Care Support Worker you will be committed to the provision of quality services and to the concept of working in partnership with clients who live in their own homes.

What you will do.
The successful candidates will have the ability to co-ordinate, plan and manage the day to day operations of the service.
Effectively lead and support frontline staff.
Support the frontline team to improve and reflect on the service delivery.
Support frontline team in developing good practice and ensuring all Health Safety Regulations are adhered to and that we are fully compliant with all HIQA standards.


  • Driving Licence Essential
  • Supporting a service user in a work environment
  • Fetac Level 5 or proof of acquiring same.
  • Ability to Network in the Community
  • Desire for Personal & Professional Development
  • Personal Initiative
  • Commitment


  • Flexible Working Hours
  • €15.29--€18.29 per hour (depending on exp)
  • Maternity Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Twilight/Night and Weekend Premiums
  • Career Opportunities
  • Sick Pay Benefit
  • Induction and on going training


To Apply For This Post Please Forward A Detailed CV Via The Link To:

Closing Date: 22nd March 2019
Ref Code:- SCW/ Galway/March19

Cheshire Ireland is an equal opportunity company.
All successful candidates will be subject to vetting by the Garda Vetting Unit.


Merlin Park, Galway

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