RELIEF CARE WORKER Job at RehabCare – in Foxrock, County Dublin

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.

Relief Care Worker

Prader Willi Syndrome Service,

Foxrock, County Dublin

Fixed Term Contract – 6 months, Variable hours

Job Purpose

To facilitate a service user focused service to adults with varying disabilities & complex health needs that include, Prader Willi Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy and Parkinson’ Disease

Minimum Education & Skills required

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

Training in responses to behavior that challenges and medication management

Work Experience not essential but would be a distinct advantage

Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, Intellectual, Disability, Epilepsy and Downs Syndrome

Job Duties & Responsibilities

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

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.

Actively participate in appropriate, educational, recreational and occupational programmes, enabling service users to integrate with their local community and access local resources

Additional requirements

Full Clean Drivers Licence is essential

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: Tuesday, 27th April 2021 2021

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

About Company

Company: RehabCare –

Company Location:  Foxrock, County Dublin

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