Social Care Worker


Job Description

 Full time Qualified Social Care workers needed      
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  Newcastle 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
  • Have the ability to deal with confidential information in a discreet and responsible manner.
  • Be flexible to work a variety of rostered shifts
Excellent pay scales available.      
Please don't delay!!  
Please contact Peter on 065 6896210.
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