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Disability Support Worker - Meath

Comfort Keepers Ireland

meath
13 days ago
meath
13 days ago

Comfort Keepers Homecare are looking for a kind and caring Disability Support Worker to join our award-winning team. As a Disability Support Worker, you must be committed to providing individualised support to enhance the client’s independence, autonomy and to assist them in achieving their best personal outcomes.  

Benefits of working with Comfort Keepers

  • Guaranteed hours contracts with contribution to fuel and travel costs
  • 12 Hour Block shifts x 3 days per week
  • Competitive Hourly Rates - €11.50 - €15.20
  • Bimonthly Payroll
  • €500 Recommend a friend programme 
  • Free Level 5 QQI qualifications – Care Skills and Care of the older person
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Uniform and full PPE provided.
  • Oncall Team Support 24/7
  • Employee discounts including Health, Life and Car Insurance plus many more!

Please note that this role requires you to have a driving licence and access to your own transport.

Responsibilities & Requirements  

  • Making a positive difference and enhancing our client’s daily lives
  • Supporting with various tasks such as Personal Care, meal preparation and housekeeping
  • Supporting your client’s personal goals and objectives to live their best life
  • Supporting social interactions & activities and protecting against loneliness & isolation in the community
  • Be kind, caring, empathetic and trustworthy with a genuine interest to help others
  • Experience working with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Mental Health and or physical/sensory mixed abilities
  • Level 5 QQI Healthcare qualification is desirable but not essential as we provide this to our employees
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in the English language – written and verbal
  • Must be able to provide 2 valid and contactable references

 

 

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Assisted Living Service Coordinator

Irish Wheelchair Association

Kerry
1 day ago
Kerry
1 day ago

We would like to invite applications for the following full-time, 12 month fixed term contract;


ALS Coordinator

Kerry


Overall Purpose of Job - To manage the daily operation of Assisted Living Service in the Kerry area, enabling service users to get maximum outcome from the service they have been allocated, enhancing their independence and promoting equity in line with IWAs person centered processes. To provide a line management support for Supported Personal Assistants ensuring the highest quality of service provision for our service users.

You will need to participate and integrate as a member of Assisted Living Services team. Close relationships will be established with voluntary and statutory agencies providing Assisted Living Services, Health Service Executive personnel, voluntary agencies as well as staff and management within other IWA Directorates.


Training, Experience and Qualifications

A Level 8 degree or professional qualification or higher in one of the following disciplines: Applied Social Studies / Allied Health or Nursing / Social Worker / Occupational Therapist / Community Work, General Management is essential

Substantial experience within a supervisory management role with people management experience is essential.

Previous experience of working within disability sector or similar services is an advantage. Candidates from other sectors need to be able to demonstrate that they have relevant transferable skills

Full driver's license and use of your own car is required.

 

Knowledge and Skills

Strong communication, creativity, problem solving and decision-making skills

Strong time management and planning skills

Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

Experience of working with people with disabilities or a marginalised group is desirable

Strong administrative and excellent IT skills (Microsoft Office & Database Management) are essential

Fluent English speaker

 

Behaviours

The ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team

Person centered approach

An ability to build strong relationships at all levels

Strong customer service focus

Flexible approach to work

High level of confidentiality

 

Competencies

Leadership

Strategic thinking

Commercial focus

Critical analysis & decision making

Communicating & influencing

Motivating, developing & empowering

Managing & developing performance

Adaptability, drive & resilience

Accountability

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Annual salary range between 41,933 and 50,557 (DOE)

Vouched expenses and mileage

Excellent working conditions

Training & development opportunities

25 days annual leave pro rata

Employee Assistance Programme

Bike to Work Scheme


CLICK HERE FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The closing date for applications is Thursday 18th March 2021

 

IWA is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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Assisted Living Service Coordinator

Irish Wheelchair Association

Kerry
1 day ago
Kerry
1 day ago

We would like to invite applications for the following full-time, 12 month fixed term contract;


ALS Coordinator

Kerry


Overall Purpose of Job - To manage the daily operation of Assisted Living Service in the Kerry area, enabling service users to get maximum outcome from the service they have been allocated, enhancing their independence and promoting equity in line with IWAs person centered processes. To provide a line management support for Supported Personal Assistants ensuring the highest quality of service provision for our service users.

You will need to participate and integrate as a member of Assisted Living Services team. Close relationships will be established with voluntary and statutory agencies providing Assisted Living Services, Health Service Executive personnel, voluntary agencies as well as staff and management within other IWA Directorates.


Training, Experience and Qualifications

A Level 8 degree or professional qualification or higher in one of the following disciplines: Applied Social Studies / Allied Health or Nursing / Social Worker / Occupational Therapist / Community Work, General Management is essential

Substantial experience within a supervisory management role with people management experience is essential.

Previous experience of working within disability sector or similar services is an advantage. Candidates from other sectors need to be able to demonstrate that they have relevant transferable skills

Full driver's license and use of your own car is required.

 

Knowledge and Skills

Strong communication, creativity, problem solving and decision-making skills

Strong time management and planning skills

Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

Experience of working with people with disabilities or a marginalised group is desirable

Strong administrative and excellent IT skills (Microsoft Office & Database Management) are essential

Fluent English speaker

 

Behaviours

The ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team

Person centered approach

An ability to build strong relationships at all levels

Strong customer service focus

Flexible approach to work

High level of confidentiality

 

Competencies

Leadership

Strategic thinking

Commercial focus

Critical analysis & decision making

Communicating & influencing

Motivating, developing & empowering

Managing & developing performance

Adaptability, drive & resilience

Accountability

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Annual salary range between €41,933 and €50,557 (DOE)

Vouched expenses and mileage

Excellent working conditions

Training & development opportunities

25 days annual leave pro rata

Employee Assistance Programme

Bike to Work Scheme


CLICK HERE FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The closing date for applications is Thursday 18th March 2021

 

IWA is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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Assisted Living Service Support Officer

Irish Wheelchair Association

Ballinagar, Co.Offaly
9 days ago
Ballinagar, Co.Offaly
9 days ago


We would like to invite applications for the following, full-time, 12 month fixed term contract;


ALS Support Officer

Ballinagar

 

 

The purpose of this role is to support the Assisted Living Service ensuring that the service users receive a person centered service. The person will assist and support the Coordinators with managing and monitoring the daily operation and expansion of the assisted living service packages, as well as managing Personal Assistants to provide high quality services to service users. The person will also support service administration where required.

For success in the above post there are a number of key relationships which must be fostered and developed. Within IWA those will be association staff, in particular the Coordinators of the services, and those involved in the provision of the services, as well as direct contact with IWA Assisted Living Services team members and service users. Externally it will involve liaison with the staff of the relevant voluntary and statutory organisations providing Assisted Living Services in the area and relevant HSE personnel and IWA staff management.

 

Training, Experience and Qualifications

 

Minimum qualification at Level 6 or higher such as QQI Supervisory Management Skills is required; BA in Social Care, Allied Health, Community Development, Disability, Business Management, or relevant transferable skills equivalent (Community Work / Education / General Management) would be desirable.

At least 1 year of previous experience in a similar role is required

 

Knowledge and Skills

The ability to make operational decisions and possess good problem solving skills is essential

Excellent computer and administration skills (Microsoft Office & Database Management) are essential

An awareness and understanding of the needs of people with physical and sensory disabilities or a marginalized group is desirable

Excellent time management and business planning skills are essential

Experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable

Leadership experience is desirable

Experience of Quality systems and maintenance of same an advantage

A full driving license and car owner

Fluent English speaker

 

Behaviours

The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

Person-centred approach

An ability to build strong relationships at all levels

Strong customer service focus

Be of good character

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Salary between 28,287 and 44,724 (DOE)

Vouched expenses and mileage

Excellent working conditions

Training & development opportunities

25 days annual leave pro rata

Bike to work scheme

Access to Defined Contribution Pension scheme and group VHI & HSF Health Cash Plans

Employee Assistance Programme


CLICK HERE FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 9th March 2021

 

IWA is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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Assisted Living Service Support Officer

Irish Wheelchair Association

Ballinagar, Co.Offaly
9 days ago
Ballinagar, Co.Offaly
9 days ago


We would like to invite applications for the following, full-time, 12 month fixed term contract;


ALS Support Officer

Ballinagar

 

 

The purpose of this role is to support the Assisted Living Service ensuring that the service users receive a person centered service. The person will assist and support the Coordinators with managing and monitoring the daily operation and expansion of the assisted living service packages, as well as managing Personal Assistants to provide high quality services to service users. The person will also support service administration where required.

For success in the above post there are a number of key relationships which must be fostered and developed. Within IWA those will be association staff, in particular the Coordinators of the services, and those involved in the provision of the services, as well as direct contact with IWA Assisted Living Services team members and service users. Externally it will involve liaison with the staff of the relevant voluntary and statutory organisations providing Assisted Living Services in the area and relevant HSE personnel and IWA staff management.

 

Training, Experience and Qualifications

 

Minimum qualification at Level 6 or higher such as QQI Supervisory Management Skills is required; BA in Social Care, Allied Health, Community Development, Disability, Business Management, or relevant transferable skills equivalent (Community Work / Education / General Management) would be desirable.

At least 1 year of previous experience in a similar role is required

 

Knowledge and Skills

The ability to make operational decisions and possess good problem solving skills is essential

Excellent computer and administration skills (Microsoft Office & Database Management) are essential

An awareness and understanding of the needs of people with physical and sensory disabilities or a marginalized group is desirable

Excellent time management and business planning skills are essential

Experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable

Leadership experience is desirable

Experience of Quality systems and maintenance of same an advantage

A full driving license and car owner

Fluent English speaker

 

Behaviours

The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

Person-centred approach

An ability to build strong relationships at all levels

Strong customer service focus

Be of good character

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Salary between €28,287 and €44,724 (DOE)

Vouched expenses and mileage

Excellent working conditions

Training & development opportunities

25 days annual leave pro rata

Bike to work scheme

Access to Defined Contribution Pension scheme and group VHI & HSF Health Cash Plans

Employee Assistance Programme


CLICK HERE FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 9th March 2021

 

IWA is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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Comfort Keepers Homecare are looking for a kind and caring Disability Support Worker to join our award-winning team. As a Disability Support Worker, you must be committed to providing individualised support to enhance the client’s independence, autonomy and to assist them in achieving their best personal outcomes.  

Benefits of working with Comfort Keepers

  • Guaranteed hours contracts with contribution to fuel and travel costs
  • 12 Hour Block shifts x 3 days per week
  • Competitive Hourly Rates - €11.50 - €15.20
  • Bimonthly Payroll
  • €500 Recommend a friend programme 
  • Free Level 5 QQI qualifications – Care Skills and Care of the older person
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Uniform and full PPE provided.
  • Oncall Team Support 24/7
  • Employee discounts including Health, Life and Car Insurance plus many more!

Please note that this role requires you to have a driving licence and access to your own transport.

Responsibilities & Requirements  

  • Making a positive difference and enhancing our client’s daily lives
  • Supporting with various tasks such as Personal Care, meal preparation and housekeeping
  • Supporting your client’s personal goals and objectives to live their best life
  • Supporting social interactions & activities and protecting against loneliness & isolation in the community
  • Be kind, caring, empathetic and trustworthy with a genuine interest to help others
  • Experience working with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Mental Health and or physical/sensory mixed abilities
  • Level 5 QQI Healthcare qualification is desirable but not essential as we provide this to our employees
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in the English language – written and verbal
  • Must be able to provide 2 valid and contactable references

 

 

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Source: Comfort Keepers Ireland