County Roscommon Disability Support Group: Locum Home Care Support Worker

County Roscommon Disability Support Group

County Roscommon Disability Support Group CLG (RSG) provides a broad range of care and support services mainly to people with physical and/or sensory disabilities, older people and children throughout County Roscommon and surrounding areas

Locum Home Care Support Worker (20 hours minimum)

This position is to provide relief cover throughout Roscommon county for a minimum of 20 hours per week. Company transport will be provided to the successful candidate.

The Home Care Support Worker provides a professional, caring and holistic enhanced Home Support/Personal Care Service to the Older Person always as per the Home Care Plan. The Home Care Support Worker will assist the Service User in their own home by providing care, practical support and promote independence which will sustain or improve their quality of life.

Candidates should have the following:

Essential Criteria

  • Major QQI Level 5 in Healthcare Support; Health Service Skills; Community Care; Nursing Studies or equivalent to or at a higher level
  • Demonstrates flexibility & adaptability
  • Excellent communication skills both in writing and verbally
  • Full Clean Driving License

Desirable Criteria

  • First Aid and Children’s First training
  • Ability to work on own initiative, independently & as part of a team
  • Demonstrates motivation, reliability & commitment

Please contact Mrs Breda Joyce on 086 8033783/090 640 9145 or email to request a detailed job description and person specification. A panel may be formed to fill future vacancies.
Applicants should forward their CV with covering letter in support of their application either by post or email to: Mrs Breda Joyce, Senior Manager, Roscommon Disability Support Group, Derrane, Co Roscommon, F42 WK60. Email:

Closing date for receipt of applications: Saturday 24th April 2021

Roscommon Disability Support Group is an equal opportunities employer.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
8th Apr, 2021
Co Roscommon
Expiry Date
24th Apr, 2021