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Relief Support Workers




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Relief Support Workers, Job Ref. JO2993 North West Donegal Contract Salary €12.27 per hour Hours are fulltime (up to 40 hours per week) and part time (24 hours) We have partnered with an established charity in Ireland who support individuals with an intellectual disability, autism and those in need of mental health services. Due to continued growth and expansion as a provider of quality services, they wish to recruit for 4 full-time Relief Support Workers and one part time Relief Support Worker to work across their facilities in Co. Donegal. This is a fantastic and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and innovative organisation. Role profile: This role involves the delivery of quality care and support to Service Users within our Client’s supported living, day care, outreach and residential services for children and/or adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism, disabilities, mental health difficulties or complex needs. Main duties and responsibilities: A full and comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities is available on our website, or upon request. Key requirements: The successful candidate must: oHave a minimum of 6 month’s experience of supporting people in a caring field as a paid employee, volunteer or carer. oDemonstrate a knowledge and understanding of people with intellectual disability. oBe flexible as the role involves 24 hour cover on a rota/shift basis.This can involve sleep over cover, night cover, evening and weekend work on a shift rota basis. oPossess a full current driving licence that allows you to drive in ROI and access to a car. Business insurance will be a requirement for this post.Consideration will be given to alternative travelling proposals in respect of applicants with a disability who cannot hold a driver’s licence. oHave effective communication/listening skills. oHave excellent leadership attributes. oHave high quality customer service skills. oIdeally have completed Manual Handling Training, First Aid Training, Training in working with Vulnerable Adults and training in caring for individuals with epilepsy. Interested in this role? To express your interest in this role please forward your C.V. and cover letter/note to us in Word format only highlighting your suitability for the role and how you feel you meet the essential criteria. PDF or other file formats are not accepted. You should also include the Job Reference Number AND the Job Title (noted above). Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged, and permission sought to send your C.V. to our hiring client for review. All applications are treated in strict confidence.Career LevelExperienced [Non-Managerial]Candidate Requirements EssentialMinimum Experience Required (Years): 1Minimum Qualification:Level 5 (incl Leaving Certificate/ Leaving Certificate Applied/ Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme)


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