Support Workers, New Residential Service Dundrum, Co Tipperary

Posted Date: 28-02-2024

Cork, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford | Contract, Permanent

Resilience Healthcare are opening our

3rd Residential House in County Tipperary in 2024

 

We are recruiting Support Workers for our new Children’s

Residential Service

Full time – part time – relief contracts

Retrain Programme also available

 

Dundrum

What is the Role?

As a Support Worker, you will provide a professional, high quality and safe service to people with additional needs – working as part of a team and in consultation with each service user.  You will make sure all of the client’s needs are met in a completely individual way.

 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The delivery of client care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of Support Plans
  • Ensure that practices within the service comply with Resilience’s policies and procedures, to maintain the highest standards
  • Liaise with Multi-Disciplinary Teams (‘MDTs’) when required
  • Provide support to colleagues within the team setting
  • Act as a mentor for new staff and foster a positive learning environment
  • Participate in the development and review of risk assessments and report concern

Skills and qualifications

  • Previous experience working with children or adults with physical, sensory and intellectual disability
  • Experience working with service users with Autism and Epilepsy
  • FETAC level 5/Social Care qualification or equivalent
  • Completed or be willing to complete a Patient Manual Handling course
  • Completed or be willing to complete a Child Protection course
  • Eligibility to work in Ireland
  • A strong sense of empathy, flexibility and a team-oriented work ethic
  • A full drivers licence is essential

What we offer

  • An opportunity to develop your career through full induction, training and ongoing development
  • Constantly supported by an experienced leadership team with an established track record in this area
  • Enjoy excellent rates of pay and paid holiday entitlements
  • Make your mark as part of a service that is changing the future of care in Ireland
  • Enjoy a personal, one-to-one approach to social care support work
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Earn from our paid Refer-a-Friend scheme

Resilience is proud to be an equal opportunity employer