The Alzheimer Society of Ireland: Care Workers x 3 – Heskin Court

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The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Care Workers x 3 – Heskin Court, Blackrock, Co Dublin

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their Carers.

Our vision is an Ireland where no one goes through dementia alone and where policies and services respond appropriately to the person with dementia and their Carers, at the times they need support.

A national non-profit organisation, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is person centered, rights-based and grassroots led with the voice of the person with dementia and their Carer at its core.

The ASI is currently recruiting for 3 Care Workers who will work in assigned family homes with offices based in Heskin Court Day Care Centre, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co Dublin.

The contracts on offer are as follows:

  • Permanent contract working 22.5 hours per week.
  • Permanent contract working 30 hours per week.
  • Permanent contract working 30 hours per week.

Reporting to the Day Centre Manager, the Care Worker is responsible for providing person centred care to people with dementia, addressing their needs and enhancing their quality of life.

To be successful in this role you will need experience of working with people with dementia, older people or people with intellectual disabilities.

FETAC level 5 qualification is desirable but not essential.

You will need good communication and organisational skills and be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.

Salary will be commensurate with the care sector, and dependent on relevant experience.

The role holder must strictly adhere to all National Guidelines laid out in QSPD guidance and be COVID aware at all times. Training in PPE / Infection Control and other relevant areas will be provided by ASI prior to the role holder entering a client’s home.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please submit a full and up-to-date CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you could undertake this role and send it Samantha Whelan, Day Centre Manager by email samantha.whelan@alzheimer.ie

Closing date for applications is: 23 October 2020

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
15th Oct, 2020
Region
Blackrock, Co Dublin
Expiry Date
23rd Oct, 2020