Acquired Brain Injury Ireland: Residential Rehabilitation Assistants - Macroom

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Residential Rehabilitation Assistants 
Macroom, Co. Cork (Permanent & Specified Purpose Contracts)

Do you want to make a real difference through your work?

Join our team at ABI Ireland, be fulfilled!

We are currently recruiting for multiple Residential Rehabilitation Assistant roles in our Macroom, Co. Cork service!

The contracts available are:

  • Permanent, Full-Time, 29 hours
  • Specified Purpose, Part-Time, 19.5 hours

Starting Salary - €29,417 - DOE

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland provides community-based residential rehabilitation services to people living with brain injury in Ireland. Our mission is to serve, advocate, empower and support people impacted by brain injury to rebuild their lives.

The role of the Residential Rehabilitation Assistant is to support and assist people with acquired brain injury on every aspect of activities of daily living, to live valued lives of optimal independence and participation in activities within the community.

With a person-centred approach, our Residential Rehabilitation Assistants assist each individual to plan and direct their lives, meet the needs identified in their individual rehabilitation plan and support outcomes that are meaningful to the person in conjunction with their overall needs, integrating more fully into the community and achieving their potential.

Role Duties:

  • Form a therapeutic relationship and rapport with person served and maintain a positive constructive and professional relationship
  • Fqacilitate and co-ordinate the daily independence of person served within the service/community by working with them and their family in formulating their Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP)
  • Assist and encourage person served to acheive their goals as identified in their IRP's
  • Assist person's served with budgeting, money management and disability benefits where applicable in line with Organisational policy
  • Assist person served to improve their quality of life by developing, encouraging, and supporting them in the activities of daily living (including personal care), the learning of skills for gaining employment and leisure activities
  • Record and document daily activities, reports, and reviews via the iPlanit system
  • Work as a member of a team and attend team meeting and reviews as required
  • Please click the below link for Job Description for more detail on key duties and responsibilities

Essential Criteria:

  • A relevant Health or Social Care qualification to a minimum QQI Level 5 standard
  • Full driving licence
  • A person-centred approach to supporting people with an acquired brian injury
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills. Must be able to write and speak English to a high standard
  • Good IT skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous residential care or community work experience
  • Previous experience of working in an area of disability/illness

Role Benefits:

  • Salary starting from €29,417- DOE
  • Competitive Annual Leave entitlements
  • Premium Pay (subject to role requirements)
  • Access to ABII's defined contribution pension scheme (applicable for eligible employees with service requirements)
  • Flexible working and Work Life Balance Initiatives in place
  • Free life cover benefit (2 times gross salary tax free)
  • Revenue approved mileage rates
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Career development opportunities
  • Comprehensive induction and training programme including specialist brain injury training
  • Access to Health Care Staff Credit Union

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

For a full job description: Click Here

Informal enquiries can be made to:
Lisa Lyons - Local Service Manager

Closing Date: 16-04-2024 at 5pm!
Interviews will be held: shortly after closing date

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