Care Worker


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Update day: 03-03-2024

Location: Thurles Tipperary

Category: Health / Medical Care Doctors / Nurse


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Job Description:

A commitment to living the values of Teamwork, Respect, Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality.

We are an independent voluntary organisation providing services and support for people with disabilities and their families for more than 70 years. Our work positively impacts the lives of over 10,000 people with disabilities, equipping them with the confidence, skills, and self-belief to achieve their expressed goals

Care Worker

Castleview Residential Service,

Thurles, Co Tipperary

Permanent Contract, 30 hours

Job Purpose

To provide a support service to individuals with Intellectual Disability and Mental Health Difficulties within a high support residential service setting, in an environment which values and respects the individual, fosters a positive behavioral support approach to supporting people with challenging behaviors and an environment that fosters community based living, personal development and social inclusion

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
  • Candidates should have experience of working in a residential care setting
  • Candidates should have experience in the provision of personal assistance in all aspects of personal care
  • Ability to manage behaviors that challenge.

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
  • Health and Wellbeing programme
  • Financial support for studying and study leave.

*Rewarding Career *Career with meaning *attractive benefits *work life balance*

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: Friday, 2ndFebruary 2024

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

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Deadline: 17-04-2024

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