Muiríosa Foundation: Social Care Workers / Support Workers (Relief) - Longford / Westmeath Services

Muiríosa Foundation

Valuing life, helping people build meaningful lifestyles

We are seeking to recruit to the following position

RELIEF CONTRACTS (if and when required roster)
(Including Evening, Night, Weekend Shifts & Seasonal Workers)

We are recruiting in the following towns and surrounding areas.



Please quote the following Reference on your application/email: LWMBC079

Essential Requirements:

  • Social Care Workers: Relevant recognised Diploma in Social Care / Applied Social Studies in Social Care (Level 7 on National Framework of Qualifications)
  • Support Workers: FETAC/ QQI Level 5 (Major Award) in Healthcare or equivalent (e.g. Health Service Skills, Healthcare Support)
  • Experience of working with people with a range of support needs to include behaviours of concern
  • Knowledge of statutory regulations, standards, role of person in charge and Health Act 2007
  • Full current driving licence
  • The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills
  • Flexible to work relevant shifts including overnights/sleepovers and weekends as appropriate
  • Willing to undertake a roster covering various houses/locations
  • Previous relevant experience
  • Good I.T/computer skills and report writing
  • Willingness to work alone

Informal enquiries: Paula-Jane Geraghty, Area Director 087 7531442

To apply: Please complete an Application Form, Applications are available at, (submit documents by email to the Recruitment Officer as per the last page of the application or by post to the Recruitment Officer, HR Dept., Moore Abbey, Monasterevin, Co Kildare).

If you are unable to download an application form please telephone 045 532249 during office hours.

Closing Date for receipt of completed applications: Monday 28th September 2020

Please note that for each position a panel may be formed

The Muiríosa Foundation is an equal opportunities employer

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
15th Sep, 2020
Longford / Westmeath
Expiry Date
28th Sep, 2020