Support Worker

Location Sligo
Job-type Temporary
Salary €12.27 - €14.35 per hour
Reference J1846
TTM are recruiting a panel of experienced Support Workers to work within an Leading Intellectual Disability Service on a locum basis in Grange Co. Sligo

Job Summary:
We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced Support Workers to work alongside people with intellectual disabilities. This role would involve assisting service users in all the activities of daily living.
You would need to facilitate service users to maintain and promote their independence.

Their service users have challenging behaviour with complex needs and MAPA is a requirement to work here.

The service may need a couple of days per week depending on their own staffing levels.
Shift times are 9am-5pm.
It is a paid on a HSE point of scale.

This will continue for the foreseeable future.

Job Type/Category:
This job is for qualified, experienced Support Workers to work in a leading Intellectual Disability Service on a locum basis as agency staff. Candidates would need to be flexible to cover a range of shifts including days, nights, and sleepovers.

Candidates must be available for a minimum of 27 hours per week.

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.
Have the ability to interact successfully on a one to one basis with clients of various backgrounds & 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.

Patient Manual handling
Child Protection
Fire Safety
Safe Guarding of Vulnerable Adults

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.

Apply If interested and we will be in touch straight away.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.