MooreHaven Centre: Support Worker (30 hours) - Residential Service

MooreHaven Centre

Support Worker - Residential Service

The MooreHaven Centre was established in 1981 to provide day services for people with intellectual disabilities (mild to moderate) in Tipperary Town and the surrounding areas in Counties Tipperary and Limerick. These services have grown significantly and now encompass Day Activation, Supported Work/Employment, Day Services, Training Programme and Residential Services. The Centre caters for over 100 people. The Centre’s Mission is to promote and support independent living and community integration, personal development and work opportunities for people attending the Centre. We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Support Worker in our Residential Service 30 hours per week.

The purpose of this role is to support our residents as needed in their own homes, with all aspects of daily living skills. The days consist of learning, leisure and recreational pursuits combined with community involvement. Community integration is promoted as far as is reasonably practicable for each individual. The role includes working days, evenings, weekends and night work.

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • QQI Level 5 Qualification in Health Care.
  • 6 months experience in a similar role working with adults with an intellectual disability.
  • A good level of administrative skills.
  • A good level of IT skills.
  • A full clean Irish/EU Driving Licence

A strong commitment to caring and an empathetic understanding of those with an intellectual disability are essential attributes for this role. The successful candidate will need great people skills, be flexible and have experience with rapid and complex changing work environments.

We Offer

  • Salary linked to HSE salary scales.
  • Fortnightly pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Parking
  • Access to Pension Plan

Applications for this position to be submitted on the attached application form, along with a current CV and a covering letter to: Helen Hogan, HR Manager, The MooreHaven Centre, O’Brien Road, Tipperary, or by email to Closing date for receipt of applications is 23rd April 2021.

We look forward to hearing from you!

MooreHaven Centre is an equal opportunities employer.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
7th Apr, 2021
Expiry Date
23rd Apr, 2021