The Alzheimer Society of Ireland: Home Care Worker – Laois Home Care

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Home Care Worker – Laois Home Care

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 a Home Care Worker who will be based in assigned family homes in Co Laois with offices based in Laois CE Home Support Community Building, Ungarran, Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Co. Laois.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months working 16 hours per week.

Reporting to the Home Care Coordinator, the Home 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.

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 to Ann Munnelly, Home Care Coordinator amunnelly@alzheimer.ie

Closing date for applications is: 04 March 2021

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
19th Feb, 2021
Region
Co Laois
Expiry Date
4th Mar, 2021