Healthcare Assistant

Location Dublin, Leinster
Job-type Temporary
Salary €13.97 - €15.65 per hour
Reference J343299
TTM are recruiting for experienced Support Workers to work in a homeless organisation based across Co. Dublin.

As a Support worker you will have the opportunity to work across the full spectrum of services in Dublin.


Job Summary:

You will have the chance to work in a number of different work environments including in Emergency Services, Treatment Services and Housing Services.
You will report to the Flexi Service Manager. Many Employees who have started on the flexible contract, have moved into support and project worker roles. As well as the services induction program, you will be provided with 10 training days throughout the year, ensuring you have the support and training to succeed in this role.
Please note night work is expected of this role and demand may vary on a monthly basis.


Responsibilities include:

• Support the project/key workers and management in the implementation of operational and strategic goals; following-up on support plan actions, supporting the service user to achieve their goals.
• Building professional relationships of trust with all service users and residents. Treating all service users and residents with dignity and respect.
• Example: ensuring that physical needs such as bathing and washing clothing are carried out.
• Support the maintenance of each building to ensure the safety of and the service users / residents in that building, procedures relating to: fire safety, hazard management, building checks, sharps disposal and management of challenging behaviour.
• Liaise with a range of service providers in the voluntary and public sectors (e.g. housing providers, health care professionals & social welfare). Establish and expand the services to meet physical and mental health needs.
• Leader and mentor volunteers where appropriate.
• Ensure services and projects are compliant with organisational policies, procedures and guidelines in the following areas: Fire Safety, Confidentiality, Child Protection, Data Protection, Admissions, Case Management and Disengagement.
• To carry out all administrative duties such as: managing petty cash, record keeping (electronic), record keeping (paper), filing, answering queries via phone.
• Ensure consistent handovers, diary, incident reports and follow-ups, in accordance with organisation policies.

Location:

There are 15 locations across Dublin County.

Working hours:

150 hours per month, average of 37,5 hours per week. 25 days annual leave. Monday - Sunday liability.

Minimum qualifications:

• QQi Level 5, Community Development, Counselling, Social Care, Social Work, or
similar.
• +6 months experience working in a social or caring setting.
• Client-focused, adaptable, accountable, resilient individual.
• Excellent communicator, including record keeping and report writing skills, with the
ability to advocate on the client's behalf.
• Understanding of why and how people become homeless and the needs they have.


What You Will Receive

• Supportive colleagues & management team
• Dynamic & diverse work environment
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Clear progression Opportunities

Apply If interested and we will be in touch straight away

My Email is: lisa.reidy@ttmhealthcare.com


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.