Support Worker


Job Description

TTM Healthcare are now recruiting a locum panel of qualified Support Workers to work with a leading provider of Intellectual Disability Care services in Newbridge, Co. Kildare.                        
Job Summary:           
We are looking for qualified, experienced Support Workers who display a passion for working in social care environments and want to make a real difference to those that they support. Your role would involve assisting service users with activities of daily life and promoting independence.                 
The ideal candidate will hold a degree in social care and have a minimum of 6 months experience working with clients that present with a range of intellectual disabilities.                    
Job Type / Category:           
Full time and part time hours are available working within the same unit and client group on a consistent basis as a Support Worker. Shift patterns include days, nights and sleepovers, and candidates must be flexible throughout the week. Candidates must be available for a minimum of 27 hours per week.                  
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:         
  • Social Care Degree - Level 7 minimum or FETAC 5 in Healthcare.
  • Have previous experience working in a residential care environment supporting people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Have the ability to engage successfully on a one to one basis with clients of various backgrounds and be able to demonstrate this clearly at interview.
  • Have completed or be willing to complete necessary training where required; including MAPA, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults, Child Protection (Children’s First), Fire Safety & Patient Manual Handling.  
  • 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.
These challenging yet rewarding roles have the following benefits:       
  • The opportunity to work for the Industry leading Healthcare Agency.
  • A chance to gain experience in an Established Service.
  • Industry leading pay rates.
  • Regular Hours/Rosters.
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