Support Worker

Location Cork
Job-type Temporary
Salary €13 - €20 per hour
Reference J340464
TTM are recruiting a panel of 39 experienced Healthcare Assistants/ Care Workers to work on an agency basis within an intellectual disability residential service with one of our clients based in and around Cork City,

We are currently supporting a well-known ID service in Cork City with their own recruitment drive where candidates stand the opportunity to gain a 12 month contract directly with the Voluntary Service Funded by the HSE, should they be deemed suitable as agency workers.

Our Client
Is a non-profit organisation. Non-profit means that it works only to benefit the people it supports.
The organisation supports over 2,800 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
They operate in 65 places in Cork City and County providing the following services:

Progressing Disability Services
Early Intervention
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Short Breaks
Physical Activity and Sports
Arts and Creative Therapies
Garden Centres.

Candidates can expect to work 12 hour day or night shifts as the individual services needs will dictate the rosters Candidates will need to be flexibl.e

HSE pay rates apply with the following premiums paid for unsociable working hours

Mon - Sat Twilight ( x 1 1/6)
Mon - Sat Night ( x 1 1/4)
Sun (x 2)
Sun Twilight ( x 2 1/6)
Sun Night ( x 2 1/4)

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:

A minimum of a FETAC 5 in Healthcare or a Social Care Degree - Level 7 minimum.
Previous experience in a caring/support/ monitoring role working with children and adults who present with intellectual and physical disabilities.
Knowledge of HIQA standards.
Have fluent written and spoken English and excellent report writing skills.
Be available for a minimum of 27 hours per week.

Mandatory Training certificates required:

Patient Manual handling
Child Protection
Fire Safety
Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
MAPA (Units 1-10)

The Service Manager is keen to induct suitable and interested candidates as soon as possible. Interviews are ongoing every week

Don't delay apply today and we will be in touch straight away.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.