Care Worker in Rehab Group Glenflesk, County Kerry, Ireland

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Job Description

Care Worker

Gortacoosh Residential Service,

Killarney, Co Kerry

Permanent Contract, 36 hours.

Job Purpose

To provide a personal care service to individuals with Intellectual Disability and Mental Health Difficulties within a 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

  • Training in responses to behavior that challenges and medication management.
  • Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Social Care, or equivalent
  • Candidates should have experience of working in a residential care setting
  • Candidates should have experience of facilitating and implementing a person centred plan.

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

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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 13 th December 2022.

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

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

Company: Rehab Group

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location:  Glenflesk, County Kerry, Ireland

Application Deadline: N/A

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