Healthcare Assistant

Location Naas
Job-type Temporary
Salary €13.02 - €18.71 per hour
Reference J345310
Date Published 26 days ago
TTM Healthcare have partnered with a leading care provider who are currently recruiting for a number of Vacancies in Naas Co Kildare.

We are looking to speak with candidates that have experience as a Support worker, Healthcare Assistant, Special Needs Assistant, Social Care Workers, Care Assistants and those with relevant life experience. This role is in a Residential Unit in Naas Co Kildare with full time hours available per week. Due to planned growth and expansion within the services in the coming year, successful candidates will also have the opportunity to consider a full time permanent position should they meet the requirements.

This Services purpose is to enhance the quality of people's lives. They provide services across Ireland with their Social Care services supporting people with disabilities in residential, shared care, outreach and day service settings. Their main aim is to ensure they are offering a safe and happy environment for employees, while giving individuals the tools to grow and progress in order to reach their goals. Resilience pride themselves on their dedicated team who will be on site to guide and support you through an in-depth induction period and throughout the role.

About the Roles
Support Workers will provide support to children with an intellectual, physical and sensory disabilities. Some of the individuals they support will present with challenging behaviours or behaviours that concern. You will work alongside an experienced team in assisting service users with the activities of their daily living. Working hand in hand with service users to promote and maintain their independence, building the day around the service users needs and supporting individualised plans based on their needs and interests.

What Will Your Responsibilities Be?
• The delivery of client care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of Support Plans;
• Ensure that practices within the service comply with Resilience'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.

What is Required?
You will have:
• Minimum of 12 months previous experience working with Children 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;
• Eligibility to work in Ireland;
• A strong sense of empathy, flexibility and a team-oriented work ethic.
• A Full Drivers Licence is essential.

When you join the TTM team as a Support Worker you can expect:
• Market leading rates of pay.
• Flexible hours.
• Ongoing training and access to our training centre.
• 24 hour on call support.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.