National Association of Housing for Visually Impaired: Relief Support Workers
The National Association of Housing for Visually Impaired (NAHVI) was formed to address the long term needs of young people with a visual impairment who may also have an additional disability e.g. learning, hearing or physical and have complex needs as a result of social, cultural, economic or emotional factors.
Relief Support Workers
The role involves evenings, weekend and overnight work
€12.68 - €18.72 per hour
This is an exciting opportunity to join a developing service; you will be supporting adults with a visual impairment and an additional disability in their home, helping to achieve their dreams. At times you may have to support individuals with behaviours that challenge, but you will get the training and support you need to do so.
- Experience (paid or unpaid) providing care or support for someone*
- Full and valid Driver’s Licence**
* This does not need to be formal experience and is not limited to experience supporting someone with a learning disability. This criteria is met if the applicant can demonstrate experience such as caring or supporting a child, family member or friend, volunteering or completing a work placement which included care or support.
**This criteria is waived for candidates unable to meet it due to disability
If you can give us a commitment to put the people we support first, we can give you
- Benefits increasing with service level
- Opportunity to avail to of professional development and training
- 7% pension contribution (for permanent staff)
- Paid annual leave
To find out more please contact Susan Foley on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, due to current Covid-19 pandemic NAHVI must be aware of any applicants who have more than one employer, due to high risk of transmission within the sector. Please outline to if you have another employer and the nature of the work of in which you are involved. NAHVI may be unable to use staff who work elsewhere.
Please email email@example.com, with your CV, explaining how you meet the above criteria by Midnight on Sunday 14th March 2021.