Enable Ireland: Social Care Workers & Personal Care Assistants x 2

Enable Ireland

Social Care Worker - Full Time Permanent / Part Time Permanent Ref EIJB0270

Location: Wicklow
Contract Type: Various

We have an exciting opportunity for Social Care Workers based at our Enable Ireland Wicklow Service, Silverpine Respite House, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Social Care Workers - Full Time Permanent Contract
Social Care Workers - Part Time (.5wte) Permanent Contract

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will work as part of a dedicated and innovative team in a community based house providing respite and holiday breaks for children with physical disabilities, within a quality framework.

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria:

  • Ordinary BA In Applied Social Studies in Social Care QQI Level 7
  • Open Training College National BA in Applied Studies (Disabilities) QQI Level 7
  • Recognised Social Care qualification QQI Level 7 or equivalent

Desirable Criteria:

  • Honours BA In applied Social Studies in Social Care QQI Level 8
  • Open Training College National BA in Applied Studies QQI Level 8
  • Recognised Social Care Qualification QQI Level 8 or equivalent
  • Experience of working with children and families with physical disabilities

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organisation and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role.

(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted).

To apply please download job description, person specification and application form below and forward completed application form to: Christina Golden, Centre Administrator, Enable Ireland Wicklow Services, Marino Centre, Church Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow; email – cgolden@enableireland.ie

Please specify which post you are applying for on your application
A panel may be formed, following these interviews, for similar vacancies arising within the next twelve months.


Personal Care Assistant - EIJB0240

Location: Dublin
Contract Type: Relief

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Rachel is a 13 year old child with cerebral palsy. We are looking for a Personal Assistant/ Family Support Worker to support Rachel and her family.

“Rachel is bright, creative and funny. She loves to paint, write, visit galleries and cafés. And her greatest passion is cake.”

Rachel’s family are looking for a Family Support Worker to support Rachel at home and at school. They believe it’s important that someone applying for the job should first know a little about their home. So they asked one of the other Family Support Workers to describe it to you. (Thanks Maria).

“Working for Rachel’s family for the last three years has been a pleasure. Her parents are lovely people to work for; kind, down-to-earth and considerate. They are pragmatic, flexible, respectful and appreciative.
The household with two other siblings, is busy, fun-loving and well-organised. It’s a positive environment, a nice home in a nice part of Dublin. The work is really varied and very, very rewarding.” (Maria)

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities

  • To facilitate a 13 year old girl with cerebral palsy in all aspects of daily living including assisting with personal and domestic care needs, mobility, accessing services in the community, and support with therapy programmes. 
  • To facilitate and support her in accessing education and achieving her life goals.

Essential criteria for the successful candidate:

  • Experience working with children with disabilities.
  • Experience working with families in the community.
  • Fetac Level 5 certificate in Health/Social Care/SNA or a nursing/health/social care degree or evidence of working towards same.

Desirable criteria for the successful candidate:

  • Qualification in child care, health care, special needs or social care.
  • Experience of working with people with dysphagia.
  • Up to date First Aid training.
  • Experience of delivering personal care in a health or social care context.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Experience supporting a child in education.

Salary: The hourly rate for this post is: from €12.84 to 17.01 (Entry point on scale dependent upon experience)
 
If you think you like the sound of the job, we’d really like to hear from you.

Please Note – “Because of the personal care duties involved in this job and in line with section 26, subsection 2 of the Employment Equality Act 1998, we ask for only female applicants."

Please download a copy of the application form, job description and person specification and forward completed application form by email to cgolden@enableireland.ie or by post to Christina Golden, Centre Administrator, Enable Ireland Wicklow Services, Marino Centre, Church Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted)

A panel may be formed for similar vacancies that may arise within the next year.


Personal Care Assistant - EIJB0253

Location: Wicklow
Contract Type: Relief

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The Role: We have an exciting opportunity for a Personal Care Assistant, based at our Enable Ireland Wicklow Service, Silverpine Respite House, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will work as part of a dedicated and innovative team in a community based house providing respite and holiday breaks for children with physical disabilities, within a quality framework.

The successful candidate will have: 

Qualifications & Experience - Essential Criteria:

  • FETAC Level 5 Certificate in in Social Care or relevant health related area
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in providing personal care to children

Qualifications & Experience - Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working with children with a physical disability
  • Driving licence and experience in driving people with disabilities

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organisation and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role.
Please download a copy of the application form, job description and person specification and forward completed application form by email to cgolden@enableireland.ie or by post to
Christina Golden, Centre Administrator, Enable Ireland Wicklow Services, Marino Centre, Church Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted)


Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

  • The post will be subject to reference checks and may be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance, as relevant
  • Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
  • Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
  • The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position. Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right to change this prior to appointment.

Region: 

Co Wicklow & South Dublin

Expiry date: 

29/01/20

Date Entered/Updated: 

15/01/20