Central Remedial Clinic: Senior Community Support Worker
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The CRC delivers a range of services to children and adults with disabilities both nationally and locally through our centres in Dublin, Limerick and Waterford and our Outreach Services. The mission of the CRC is that by working together we make a positive difference to the lives of people with disabilities, their families and carers. Our vision is that people with disabilities achieve their potential and live full lives as equal and valued citizens.
Senior 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.
Senior Community Support Workers have responsibility for supporting the individual goals of adults through a Person Centred Planning (PCP) process based on HSE New Directions Policy, as well as providing individualised personal care support as required.
The successful applicant will additionally assist the Manager in the day-to-day operations of the centre and community hubs. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals working in the disability sector to progress their career and gain management experience.
Applicants for this position should have the following essential criteria:
- Have a minimum of Social Studies or relevant qualification QQI Level 7
- Two years’ experience of working with adults with disabilities
- A working knowledge of the New Directions policy, HSE Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the HSE Framework for Person Centred Planning
- Have practical experience of co-ordinating / managing staff
- The management of all aspects of personal care
- 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, aassessment and management of risk
- Excellent IT skills to include Microsoft Outlook, Excel 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:
- Supporting adults with significant feeding and swallowing difficulties, including specific supports such as suctioning
Informal enquiries to Elizabeth Plunkett, Programme Co-ordinator, tel 087-310 5185. Department of Health Salary Scale, Supervisor/Instructor; (Salary range full-time €29,087 to €43,813 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 CRC82/22 with full CV to email@example.com 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.