Cheshire Ireland: Care Support Worker


Care Support Worker – 5 hours a week Ballineen –West Cork.

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 required to work 5 hours a week on a rolling roster.  These  hours  are  from  9.30am –2.30pm on a thursday currently but this is subject to change depending on the need of the person.. This service is based in Ballineena Cheshire Community service in West Cork. This is a specfic purpose post to cover maternity leave.


What we do?

A 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.

How we work.

The Cheshire Community Living Service is based on clear principles of supporting people “one person at a time”. As a Cheshire 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 operate independently with good use of initiative, and also to work effectively in a small team of staff. You and your team will provide personal care in line with client health needs, exercise programmes, and household management. You and your team will support clients’ safety, security, emotional, and spiritual well-being whilst also supporting people, if necessary, to identify their individual goals and achieve future aspirations.


  • Full Clean Driving Licence Essential
  • Supporting a service user in a work environment
  • You must also be working towards or hold a FETAC Level 5 or equivalent care related qualification or willing to complete a FETAC Level 5 qualification.
  • Ability to Network in the Community
  • Desire for Personal & Professional Development
  • Personal Initiative
  • Commitment


  • Flexible Working Hours
  • €12.69-€16.17 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 Email To:

Closing Date:-27th  September 2019

Ref Code –CSW/AUG/B

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


Ballineen, West Cork

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