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Job Description

 
Our client is a national voluntary organisation providing Day and Residential services to people with intellectual disabilities.
They are currently looking to recruit some qualified Community Social Care workers for Bray in Wicklow.
 
Applicants must hold one of the following qualifications or foreign equivalent or be in the process of obtaining:
  • QQI Level 7 in Childcare
    • QQI Level 7 in Social Studies
    • QQI Level 7 in Social Care
    • QQI Level 7 Applied Social Studies - Social Care
    • QQI Level 7 in Training & Education - Supported Employment - Open Training College continuous learning.
    • QQI Level 7 in Applied Social Studies (Disability) - Open Training College continuous learning.
 
Applicants must have:
  • One year's post qualification experience of working with adults with intellectual disability
  • Experience of working alone in a one to one environment as well as experience of team work.
  • Experience of dealing with behaviours that challenge and with behavioural supports
  • CPI experience
  • Experience of skills teaching in cooking, budgeting, cleaning & building confidence skills
  • Experience in alternative communications
  • Understanding and experience of therapeutic interventions
  • Experience of creative problem solving techniques
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • A knowledge of the HIQA regulations and standards
  • Client centred, friendly, approachable, fun.
  • Available to work over a seven-day work period
  • Excellent IT and report writing skills
  • Hold a full driving licence and be willing to drive location vehicles
  • Have the ability to deal with confidential information in a discreet and responsible manner.
  • Be flexible to work a variety of rostered shifts
  • Competent Social Care professional, Team Player, Excellent communicator.
 
Excellent prospects and payscales.

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