Cheshire Ireland: Care Support Workers – Community Based
EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES!
Care Support Workers – Community Based – Cork City and Suburbs including Mallow.
Cheshire Ireland provides quality services to adults with physical,sensory and neurological disabilities at a medium and high level of need. We provide individualised supports to promote wellbeing, independence and quality of life for all people who use our services. We currently provide services to over 200 people in their own homes, in residential centres, in supported accommodation and in respite facilities. Established in Shillelagh, Co.Wicklow in 1963, Cheshire Ireland are a Section 39 organisation funded by the HSE. We employ over 800 staff and operate in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Wicklow, Limerick, Donegal, Kerry, Carlow, Waterford, Sligo and Mayo.
Job Title: Care Support Worker x 3
Type of Contract: Specific Purpose Contract
Number of Hours: 2 x15 and 1 x 20 hours per week contract plus overtime and premiums
Location: CSAS Cheshire Cork City/Suburbs as appropriate.
What we do?
A Care Support Workers role is to support and facilitate individuals to live in their own home, to develop and hold valued social roles and a variety of meaningful relationships within their communities.
How we work.
The Cheshire Community Living Service is based on clear principles of supporting people “one person at a time”. As a Cheshire Care Support Worker you will be committed to the provision of quality services and to the concept of working in partnership with clients who live in their own homes.
What you will do.
Individuals sought to work in a 1:1 and 2:1 capacity with a person living in their own home in the community. The Cheshire Community Living Service is based on clear principles of supporting people “one person at a time”. As a Cheshire Support Worker you will be committed to the provision of quality services and to the concept of working in partnership with clients who live in their own homes. The successful candidates will have the ability to operate independently with good use of initiative, and also to work effectively in the small staff team. You and your team will provide personal care in line with client health needs, exercise programmes, and household management. You and your team will also support the client’s safety, security, emotional, and spiritual well-being whilst also supporting the person, if necessary, to identify their individual goals and achieve future aspirations.You will be committed to the principles of rights based, person-centred services. You will be flexible, reliable, and prepared to work a variety of shifts. Preferably you will have experience of working with clients who have a spinal cord injury and or high clinical support needs. The ideal candidate will be patient, social, and pro-active. A full clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle is desirable. You will also be required to support the person in driving their own wheelchair vehicle and must be 25 or over to drive same for insurance reasons.
SKILLS and EXPERIENCE
- Full Clean Driving Licence Essential
- 6 months Experience supporting vulerable people.
- You must also be working towards or hold a FETAC Level 5 Qualification in Health Care or equivalent care related qualification.
- Ability to Network in the Community
- Desire for Personal & Professional Development
- Personal Initiative
WHY WORK WITH US?
- Flexible Working Hours
- €13.94-€16.87 per hour (depending on exp)
- Maternity Benefit
- Employee Assistance Program
- Twilight/Night and Weekend Premiums
- Career Opportunities
- Sick Pay Benefit
- Induction and on going training
To Apply For This Post Please Forward A Detailed CV Via Email To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date:- 21st June 2021
Ref Code – CSW/May/A/B
Cheshire Ireland is an equal opportunity company.
All successful candidates will be subject to vetting by the Garda Vetting Unit.