Central Remedial Clinic: Driver/Community Support Worker

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Driver / Community Support Worker - Firhouse Local Centre & Community Hubs

Permanent contract, full-time 37hours per week, flexibility to work evenings and weekends essential.  Moving to Monday to Sunday Rosters 8am to 8pm. 

The Driver / Community Support Worker will have responsibility for the safe transport of adults to and from the Centre and other driving duties as required.   As part of the Community Support Worker role, you will support adults in achieving their goals in their local community.  This is achieved through a Person Cantered Planning (PCP) process based on HSE New Directions Policy.

Applicants for these positions should have the following essential criteria:

  • A social studies or other relevant qualification – QQI Level 5 full award
  • Hold a clean D1 driving licence and be compliant with CPC regulations
  • Have the ability to plan and implement suitable activities in partnership with adults
  • Ability to work on their own initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Have a good awareness of health & safety issues
  • IT skills to include Microsoft Outlook and Word applications
  • Be a creative and innovative team member with a strong commitment to the empowerment of people who have a disability

The following criteria are desirable but not essential:

  • At least six months experience of working with adults with disabilities
  • A working knowledge of the New Directions policy
  • One year’s relevant driving experience
  • The ability to plan and work with adults and their supports to ensure a meaningful day in line with their aspirations and goals
  • Acting as a Key Worker for adults with disabilities
  • Supporting adults with significant feeding and swallowing difficulties, including providing specific supports such as suctioning

Informal enquiries to Elizabeth Plunkett, Coordinator, Tel 01 4621 826.  Department of Health Salary Scale, Healthcare Assistant (Salary range €29,562 to €38,100 per annum).  Applicants must demonstrate in their CV and supporting documentation how they meet the above criteria as short-listing will apply. 

Please forward a letter of application quoting reference CRC83/22   with full CV to recruit@crc.ie by 5pm, Thursday, 30th of June 2022.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on the 14th and 15th of July.  A panel may be created for future posts in Adult Services.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
20th Jun, 2022
Region
Dublin 3
Expiry Date
30th Jun, 2022