Community Support Worker


Job Description

Full time Qualified Community Support workers needed in South Dublin/Wicklow area.   
Our client provides services to adults with intellectual disabilities. Their  vision is that all adults should be empowered with the necessary skills to live full and satisfying lives as equal citizens in their local communities. They ensure that this vision is delivered through  person centred services, maintaining a high standard of care for their Clients, Staff and Organisation, in and for the Communities they work in. Caring for their Clients, Staff and  Organisation, in collaboration with the Community and their partners and in compliance with legal requirements and best practice is at the core of everything they do.    
They are currently seeking to recruit several Community Support Social Care Workers in locations across Wicklow including Arklow, Ashford and Bray.    
These roles are permanent and will have excellent prospects to grow with the organisation and as a Social Care professional.    
Working hours will be variable including sleepovers, day shifts, during the week, weekends and unsociable hours. Applicants must be flexible to meet the requirements of the services. Applicants must be confident working as lone workers as this may be required in particular locations. Applicants must demonstrate a clear understanding and ability to implement our ethos and values.    
Applicants must hold one of the following qualifications or foreign equivalent (validated by NQAI) or be in the process of obtaining:
HETAC Level 7 in Childcare
HETAC Level 7 in Social Studies
HETAC Level 7 in Social Care
HETAC Level 7 Applied Social Studies – Social Care
HETAC Level 7 in Training & Education – Supported Employment – Open Training College continuous learning.
HETAC 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
Enthusiasm, energy and creativity
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
HSE pay scales will apply.
Please don't delay!!
send your cv today to André at to be fast-tracked for an interview.  
To discuss this in further detail you can also contact André on 0860209074  

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