Kerry Parents and Friends Association: Social Care Workers, Support Workers & Relief Staff

Kerry Parents and Friends Association

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.

 

 WE ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS

Post: Social Care Worker

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time (20 hrs per week)
Location: Killarney Residential Service

Post: Social Care Worker

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time (11.25 hrs per week)
Location: Killarney Residential Service

Post: Social Care Worker

Contract: Specified Purpose, Part-Time (26.06 hrs per week)
Location: Tralee Residential Service

Post: Social Care Worker

Contract: Specified Purpose, Part-Time (19.5 hrs per week)
Location: Listowel Respite Service

Post: Social Care Worker

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time (10.25 hrs per week)
Location: Tralee Residential Service

The Role:

  • To facilitate and implement a person-centred approach for our individuals appropriate to their wishes and goals.
  • To promote and protect the rights 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 with access to a car insured for business purposes and must be willing to drive Association vehicles.

Post: Support Worker

Contract: Permanent, Full –Time (39 hours per week)
Location: Killarney Day Service (Starting and finishing in Kenmare)

Posts: Support Workers

Contract: Specified Purpose, Full-Time (39 hours per week) & Part-Time (19.5 hours per week)
(1 year contract – end date 31st of December, 2021)
Location: Day Services –Tralee, Listowel and Outreach Service
These posts are to facilitate the resumption of our day services throughout the County.
Rosters will be Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am to 5pm.

Post: Support Worker

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time (24 hours per week)
Location: Listowel Respite Service

Post: Support Worker

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time (20 hours per week)
Location: Killarney Day Service

Post: Support Worker

Contract: Specified Purpose, Part-Time (18.37 hours per week) Start: 9.30pm – Finish: 8.00am
Location: Glebe Lodge Service

Post: Support Worker

Contract: Permanent, Part-Time ( 15 hours per week) Weekend work and split shifts.
Location: Listowel Residential Service

Post: Support Worker

Contract: Specified Purpose, Part-Time (12.5 hours per week – 4 week roster, weekdays and every second weekend)
Location: Valentia Residential Service

Post: Support Worker

Contract: Specified Purpose, Part-Time (10 hours per week)
Location: Listowel Residential Service

The Role:

  • The core activities for the post of Support Worker will include planning and setting goals with the person to assist them in meeting their personal, social, recreational, academic, independent living, community integration, training and supported employment needs.
  • As a Support Worker you will enable the people we support realise their goals and achieve their identified priorities. You will also provide support and act as an advocate for participation and inclusion in the community on behalf of the person we support.
  • The Support Worker operates within the framework of a person centred approach and to actively engage with and promote co-operation and partnership with other services, both internally and externally and in particular with families.

Essential Criteria:

  • QQI Level 5 in Healthcare Support. Equivalent qualifications to Healthcare support will be considered, with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience working with Adults with an Intellectual Disability.
  • Experience of working in a care delivery capacity, preferably within a disability service.
  • A full drivers licence with access to a car insured for business purposes and must be willing to drive Association vehicles.

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

WE ARE ALSO SEEKING TO RECRUIT RELIEF STAFF COUNTYWIDE

For full details and application forms, please contact the HR Department at 064-6632742 or by email to deirdre.herlihy@kpfa.ie or tracie.ferris@kpfa.ie

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

Completed Application Forms must be submitted BY EMAIL ONLY to either:
deirdre.herlihy@kpfa.ie or tracie.ferris@kpfa.ie by 5pm, Wednesday the 27th of January, 2021.

Kerry Parents and Friends Association is an equal opportunities employer

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
12th Jan, 2021
Region
Co Kerry
Expiry Date
27th Jan, 2021