Lorrequer House: Relief Care Assistants

Relief Care Assistants

Lorrequer House provides care for six adults with mild to moderate intellectual disability with no challenging behaviours. We are a community based service and work from a person centred approach. Our ethos is based on community integration and we provide a committed, caring, home-from-home environment.

We are seeking to expand our panel of relief care assistants to cover sick leave and holidays.

Essential Criteria for Applicants:

  • An understanding of the needs, experiences and rights of adults with intellectual disability.
  • A commitment to helping people to make choices for themselves.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Speak fluent English.
  • Good timekeeping.
  • Good organisational skills including the ability to prioritise workloads.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Ability to work flexibly, including evenings, sleepovers and weekends.

Essential Qualification required:

  • Minimum Fetac Level 5 in Social care, care assistance or a related field.

Desirable criteria for applicants:

  • Good domestic skills
  • Previous experience of work in a social care or related area.
  • Up to date Occupational First aid and Manual handling training.

Additional information may be obtained from: Andra Sombati – andras@lorrequerhouse.ie

To apply: Please forward an up to date CV to andras@lorrequerhouse.ie

Any gaps in employment history must be accounted for in your CV.

Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: Monday, 28th October @ 5 PM.

Lorrequer House is an equal opportunities employer.

Region: 

Dublin 14

Expiry date: 

28/10/19

Date Entered/Updated: 

09/10/19