CARE WORKER LD Job at RehabCare in Thurles, County Tipperary

Job Description

Job Description:
A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work,

Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality

Are you looking for a role in a challenging, yet extremely rewarding environment? Do you have the compassion and the strength of character to help people with disabilities, live independent lives? We are Rehabcare, the health and social care division of the Rehab Group. We deliver quality, client focused, services. We are looking for a Care Worker to join our team. You will promote the development of independent living skills, while you assist our service users in their day to day tasks. Their safety and wellbeing will be your utmost priority at all times. You will nurture their ability to make their own choices and support them every step of the way, as they reach their full potential. You will be a champion of dignity, empathy and inclusion for all people with disabilities, within the community.

Care Worker

Castleview Residential Service,

Thurles, Co Tipperary

Permanent Contract, 30 hours

Job Purpose

To facilitate a service user focused service to adults with varying disabilities & complex health needs that include, Autism, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, Mental Health issues and Downs Syndrome.

Minimum Education & Skills required

Training in responses to behaviour that challenges & medication management

Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent

Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, Mental Health and Downs Syndrome.

Full Clean Driving license.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Provide personal assistance in all aspects of personal care and manual handling, ensuring comfort and hygiene of service users and adhering to safe practice at all times.

Assist service users in the taking of medication in line with policy and procedure.

Ensure that all interactions with service users are approached with dignity, respect, equality and incorporating choice.

Facilitate and implement a person centered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of service users.

Additional requirements

To be able to work effectively in a team providing person centered support for service users.

To be able to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of service users at all times.

To be able to adhere to all policies and procedures.

Staff Benefits

Company Pension Scheme

Paid maternity leave

Paid paternity leave

27 days annual leave

Bike to work scheme

Tax saver travel scheme

Income protection

To view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page.

These duties and responsibilities are a reflection of the present service requirements and may be subject to review and amendment to meet the changing needs of the services.

Closing Date: Monday, 8th March 2021.

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

About Company

Company: RehabCare

Company Location:  Thurles, County Tipperary

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