Support Workers

Location Tralee
Job-type Permanent
Salary €13 - €15 per hour
Reference TTM00016
THE OPPORTUNITY:
Permanent Social Care Support Workers 

THE BACKGROUND:
At Social Care, from Resilience, we’re changing the face of support for people with intellectual, physical and sensory disability and/or Autism in Ireland. We offer progressive, one-to-one solutions geared towards the empowerment of the people we support, rather than limiting their experiences of life. We put each individual, and support of their disability, at the centre of everything we do, helping them live an involved, meaningful and empowered life and focusing not on what they can’t do, but on what they can achieve. This spirit comes to life in our client-centred, home-from-home residential centres, and in the specialist services we provide.  

THE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The delivery of client care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of Support Plans;
• ensure that practices within the service comply with Social Care’s policies and procedures, to maintain the highest standards;
• liaise with Multi-Disciplinary Teams (‘MDTs’) when required;
• provide support to colleagues within the team setting;
• act as a mentor for new staff and foster a positive learning environment;
• participate in the development and review of risk assessments and report concerns.


THE REQUIREMENTS:
• Previous experience working with children or adults with physical, sensory and intellectual disability;
• Experience working with service users with Autism and Epilepsy;
• FETAC level 5/Social Care qualification or equivalent;
• Completed or be willing to complete a Patient Manual Handling course;
• Completed or be willing to complete a Child Protection course;
• Eligibility to work in Ireland;
• A strong sense of empathy, flexibility and a team-oriented work ethic.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.