Cumas New Ross: Residential Social Care Workers

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Cumas New Ross is committed to providing quality support to individuals with an intellectual disability through our vison of “Individualisation Towards A Better Life”.


Required for an immediate start, Social Care Workers on a job-share basis in our low support residential service for adults with a mild/moderate intellectual disability. Applicants will possess or be working towards a relevant social care qualification and have worked in the adult intellectual disability sector, with experience in residential settings and, preferably, current person centred individualised approach to supporting individuals. Committed to working individually and as part of a team, candidates must demonstrate the right attitude, proven ability, innovation and initiative and have good communication and inter-personal skills. A full clean driving licence is essential. Current Training in First Aid Responder, Manual Handling & People Moving, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Fire Safety is desirable, with Garda clearance to be obtained for the successful applicants.

This positions are based in New Ross, Co. Wexford. All but one of the positions are part-time, lone working; permanent and pensionable (mandatory scheme) and the other is a maternity leave cover, with salary levels dependent on qualifications and experience. The minimum fortnightly paid hours will be thirty-five (35) on a shift-roster basis plus sleepover, Saturday and Sunday premiums, with additional hours available to cover residents’ appointments, and planned and unforeseen absences of other team members. A six-month probationary period will apply and informal enquiries can be made by calling Ms Anne Keenan on 051-448085. Job Description and Person Specification is available upon request.

Interested candidates should apply in writing enclosing a full CV and cover letter to Ms Anne Keenan, Services Director, Cumas New Ross, Butlersland Industrial Estate, New Ross, Co Wexford, Y34 YA30 or to email address The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st March 2019 at 4pm, with interviews to be held week commencing 25th March 2019.

Cumas New Ross is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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