Resilience: Support Worker - Rathmore

Support Worker, Rathmore, Co Kerry

Resilience are looking for an experienced Support Worker to join us to support adults with Intellectual disabilities in our state of the art residential home in Rathmore, Co. Kerry.

Our Advanced Community Care division makes it possible for those with complex care needs to be nursed at home, while our Social Care division provides residential, day and outreach services for people with disabilities.

What is the Position?

You will be a full-time permanent, part time Support Worker at our residential centre in Rathmore, Co Kerry - reporting directly to the Service Manager.

What is the Role?

As a Support Worker you will provide a professional, high quality and safe service to people with additional needs - working as part of a team and in consultation with each service user. You will make sure all of the client's needs are met in a completely individual way, and as an ambassador of Resilience's values, you will represent

Best Quality - providing best-in-class care always.

Individuality - applying a person-centred approach to meet each individual's abilities, needs and challenges.

Empowerment - helping all our service-users live their very best life and achieve their optimal potential.

What Will Your Responsibilities Be?

  • The delivery of client care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of Support Plans;
  • Ensure that practices within the service comply with Resilience's policies and procedures, to maintain the highest standards;
  • Liaise with Multi-Disciplinary Teams ('MDTs') when required;
  • Provide support to colleagues within the team setting;
  • Act as a mentor for new staff and foster a positive learning environment;
  • Participate in the development and review of risk assessments and report concerns.

What is Required?

You will have:

  • Previous experience working with adults with physical, sensory and intellectual disability;
  • Experience working with service users with Autism and Epilepsy;
  • FETAC level 5/Social Care qualification or equivalent;
  • Completed or be willing to complete a Patient Manual Handling course;
  • Eligibility to work in Ireland;
  • A strong sense of empathy, flexibility and a team-oriented work ethic.
  • A Full Drivers Licence is desirable.

How Will You Benefit?

This is your opportunity to:

  • Develop and progress your career through full induction, training and ongoing development.
  • Enjoy excellent rates of pay and paid holiday entitlements.
  • Make your mark as part of a service that is changing the future of care in Ireland.
  • Enjoy a personal, one-to-one approach to social care support work.
  • Benefit from the full support of management.
  • Earn from our paid Refer-a-Friend scheme.

To Apply:

Please Email:
Contact Carol Cosgrave on 086 0321455 for further information.

Closing date for applications is the 31st August

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
3rd Aug, 2022
Co Kerry
Expiry Date
31st Aug, 2022