The Alzheimer Society of Ireland: Care Worker - Offaly Day Care at Home Service
Care Worker Required
Offaly Day Care at Home Service
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 people on the journey of dementia are valued and supported.
A national non-profit organisation, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is person centred, 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 Care Worker who will work in our Day Care at Home service.
The successful candidate will work in assigned family homes with offices based in Old Day Care Centre, John's Terrace, Birr, Co. Offaly.
This is a permanent contract working 16 hours per week.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing person centred care to people with dementia in the client’s own home. You will need good communication and organisational skills and be able to work on your own initiative.
To be successful in this position it is essential you possess previous experience of undertaking social and cognitive stimulation activates with people with dementia, older people or people with intellectual disabilities.
Candidates in this area must have a full clean driving license and access to a car to be considered for this role.
A FETAC level 5 qualification is desirable but not essential. Confidence in using IT/Email is also desirable.
We are offering a competitive salary commensurate with the care sector, and dependent on relevant experience.
The role holder must strictly adhere to all National Guidelines laid out in QSPD guidance and be COVID aware at all times. Training in PPE / Infection Control and other relevant areas will be provided by The ASI prior to the role holder entering a client’s home.
Further information on the role is available on The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s website https://alzheimer.ie/careers/
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 Margaret Maher, Operation Administration Officer, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is: 04 March 2021
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.