Care Assistant - Adults Intellectual Disabilities

Location Cork
Job-type Temporary
Salary Hourly rate is paid on a point of scale, depending on experience
Reference J338662
As a result of recent growth, TTM Healthcare are looking to place a number of Care Assistants with our client - a provider of services to adults with intellectual disabilities. These positions are based in Cork City and County.

While these positions relate to Day Shifts ONLY, TTM also offer work in similar services, where nights shifts are available.

As part of TTM's locum team, you can expect weekly full time hours, that fit around your other commitments.

The feedback from this client noted that TTM agency staff play a vital part in their ability to provide essential services to their service users. Of the TTM staff surveyed, over 70% of them stay in this role in excess of 6 months.

What's involved:
- Providing hands on care to adults with intellectual disabilities
- Co-ordinating and carrying out activities
- Social outings
- Following specific care plans tailored for each service user
- Working as part of the care team to enhance the quality of the service users life

What you need:
- Full FETAC level 5 qualification in a Healthcare course (full 8 modules)
- Drivers licence and access to your own transport (desirable)
- Flexibility regarding your availability to work shifts
- Eligibility to work in Ireland
- Fluent written & spoken English
- Great communication skills

- To be eligible to work in this service you will require the following:
- Patient Moving & Handling training (PMH)
- Management of Actual & Potential Aggression training (MAPA)
- Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults training (SOVA)
- Fire Safety training
- Child Protection training

TTM will also carry out a Garda Vetting and conduct references in order to complete your registration.

What you get in return:
- Weekly / fortnightly roster
- Weekly pay
- Access to discounted training courses to continue your professional development
- One dedicated point of contact in TTM

If you fit the above criteria, get in touch with TTM today!

E-mail your CV to

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.