National Association of Housing for Visually Impaired: Relief Support Worker

National Association of Housing for Visually Impaired

The National Association of Housing for Visually Impaired (NAHVI) was formed to address the long-term needs of young people with a visual impairment who may also have an additional disability e.g. learning, hearing or physical and have complex needs as a result of social, cultural, economic or emotional factors.

We have exciting opportunities at NAHVI service, where we support people in Donabate. We are currently looking for a:

Relief Support Worker

Hours allocated on an as and when required basis
€12.68 to €18.72 (Dependant on experience)
Flexibility is key as shifts may include day, evening, weekend or sleepover shifts. The exact shift pattern will be discussed in more detail at interview.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join a developing service; you will be supporting adults with a visual impairment and an additional disability in their home, helping to achieve their dreams. At times you may have to support individual with behaviours that challenge, buy you will get the training and support you need to do so.

Shortlisting Criteria

  1. Experience (paid or unpaid) providing care or support for someone*
  2. Full valid driving license in order to meet the requirements to drive service or mobility cars**

* This does not need to be formal experience and is not limited to experience supporting someone with a learning disability. This criteria is met if the applicant can demonstrate experience such as caring or supporting a child, family member or friend, volunteering or completing a work placement which included care or support.

**This criteria is waived for candidates unable to meet it due to disability.

To find out more please contact Susan Foley on: susan.foley@positive-futures.net

Please email lisa.skillen@positive-futures.net with your CV, explaining how you meet the above criteria by Midnight on Sunday 4th December 2022.

Job Ref: RSW/NAHVI/11.22

Please note, due to current Covid-19 pandemic NAHVI must be aware of any applicants who have more than one employer, due to high risk of transmission within the sector.
Please outline to if you have another employer and the nature of the work of in which you are involved. NAHVI may be unable to use staff who work elsewhere.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer
Registered Charity No: CHY13759

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
24th Nov, 2022
Region
Donabate, Co Dublin
Expiry Date
4th Dec, 2022