Support Worker

Location Carlow
Job-type Temporary
Salary €12.69 - €16.17 per hour
Reference J2235
TTM Healthcare have a requirement for Support Workers to provide care to service users with physical and sensory disabilities in Tullow, Co. Carlow.

Job Summary:
We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced Support Workers. 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.

This job is for qualified, experienced Support Workers to 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.

This is an ongoing requirement for the summer months.

Type of Shifts: Day shifts.
Shift times: 8am-8pm.

To be eligible for shifts with this service, you must have a full drivers license as the 3 community houses are located in a 3km triangle.

You will be working across the 3 units over the course of the night shift.

There will be a permanent member of staff on duty in each of the units while you are working there.

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.

Training requirements are as follows:

Patient Moving and Handling
Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
Child Protection
First Aid.
Safe Administration of Medication

The Service Manager is keen to induct suitable and interested candidates as soon as possible.

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.