The Alzheimer Society of Ireland: Care Workers – Meath Day Care at Home

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The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Care Workers – Meath Day Care at Home

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their Carers.

Our vision is an Ireland where no one goes through dementia alone and where policies and services respond appropriately to the person with dementia and their Carers, at the times they need support.

A national non-profit organisation, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is person centered, rights-based and grassroots led with the voice of the person with dementia and their Carer at its core.

The ASI is currently recruiting for 3 Care Workers who will work in our Day Care at Home Service. The successful candidates will work in assigned family homes in the Navan area in Meath.

This is a 12-month Fixed Term Contract working part time hours.

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.

The sucessful canidates will be reporting to the Home Care Co-ordinator.

Candidates in this area must have a full clean driving license and access to a car to be considered for this role.

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

We are offering a competitive salary commensurate with the care sector, and dependent on relevant experience.

The role holder must strictly adhere to all National Guidelines laid out in QSPD guidance and be COVID aware at all times. Training in PPE / Infection Control and other relevant areas will be provided by The ASI prior to the role holder entering a client’s home.

Further information on the role is available on The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s website https://alzheimer.ie/careers/

If you are interested in applying for this post, please submit a full and up-to-date CV and cover letter explaining why you feel you could undertake this role.

Closing date for applications is 20th May 2022

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
11th May, 2022
Region
Co Meath
Expiry Date
20th May, 2022