The Alzheimer Society of Ireland: Day Care Manager & Care Worker - Laois Day Care at Home Service

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Day Care Manager and Care Worker
Laois 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 advocating for the rights of people affected by dementia to quality supports and services.

Our vision is an Ireland where people affected by 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.

We are currently recruiting for a Day Care Manager and a Care Worker for our new service in Co Laois.

Day Care Manager (Day Care at Home)

The Day Care Manager will lead the Day Care at Home service in Co Laois

This role will initially be based remotely but upon the reopening of our Day Care Centre services the successful candidate will be based in Laois Day Care Centre, Ungarran, Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Co. Laois.

This is a permanent contract working 16 hours per week.

You will be required to have experience in Human Resource Management, Financial management, Quality standards and risk management. You will need good communication skills, be open and enthusiastic, have a positive attitude, lead by example, make staff feel valued, and be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.


Care Worker

The successful candidate will work in assigned family homes with offices based in Laois Day Care Centre, Ungarran, Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Co. Laois

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.

A FETAC level 5 qualification is desirable but not essential. Confidence in using IT/Email is also desirable.


Salary will be commensurate with the care sector, and dependent on relevant experience.

A detailed job description for both roles will be available on The ASI website: www.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 to the: Operations Manager, Mary Bardin mbardin@alzheimer.ie

Closing date for applications is 04 March 2021

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

General Info

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