Kerry Parents and Friends Association: Social Care Worker (Part-Time)


KERRY PARENTS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION is a voluntary organisation committed to the delivery of life enhancing services and supports, responding to needs, wishes and choices of people with an intellectual disability, connected to support networks in their communities.


Post: Social Care Worker

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time (15.41 hrs per week)
Location: Listowel Residential Service
This post includes sleep overs and weekend duty

The Role:

  • To facilitate and implement a person-centred approach for our individuals appropriate to their wishes and goals.
  • To promote and protect the right of the people we support in a manner that respects their dignity, right to make choices and their privacy.
  • To actively seek new interests and opportunities for the people we support to develop meaningful roles in their Communities.
  • To ensure the overall wellbeing of the people we support in all areas of their lives including health and personal care.
  • To assist in the teaching of life skills in cooking, budgeting, cleaning & building confidence.

Essential Criteria:

  • BA in Applied Social Care or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience of working in a care delivery capacity, preferably within a disability service.
  • A passion for promoting and empowering those you support.
  • An excellent knowledge of the HIQA regulations and standards.
  • A full drivers licence desirable

*Please note, the above Roster may be subject to change due to the Operational requirements of the Service*.

For full details and an application form, please contact the HR Department at 064-6632742 or by email to or

Only the Associations application forms will be accepted, standalone CV’s cannot be accepted. Please ensure the post that you are applying for is included on the application form where indicated, otherwise we cannot guarantee that your application will be put forward for shortlisting correctly.

Completed Application Forms must be submitted by email to either: or by 5pm on Wednesday the 30th of September, 2020.

Kerry Parents and Friends Association is an equal opportunities employer

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
15th Sep, 2020
Co Kerry
Expiry Date
30th Sep, 2020