Community Day Service Support Workers – Swords, Dublin

Posted Date: 01-09-2023

Carlow, Dublin, Dublin North, Ireland, Kildare, Leinster, South East, Wexford, Wicklow | Permanent

Be part of our New Community Day Service Team

opening soon in Swords, Dublin

New Directions Offers individualised Day Service Support including leisure activities, education, employment opportunities and social skills, for adults who are transitioning from school or rehabilitation and training support services.

In New Directions, we are supporting young adults in their local community with skills teaching including:
• Accessing their community (local hobbies, services, public transport)
• Vocational Skills: Education/Work/Online Learning
• Leisure Skills & Social Skills
• Volunteering (Community Mapping, Tidy towns etc.)
• Independent Living Skills (Daily living skills)
• Cooking Skills, Social Farming and Gardening
• Learning to Drive/Using Public Transport

We are now inviting applications for

  • Full time permanent (35 hours)

Opportunity to supplement contractual hours through children’s outreach and adult residential services/children’s residential services if desired.

Typical Shift – 8 am to 4 pm  /  9 am to 5 pm                    No night shifts, no Sundays, no bank holidays

What we require

  • A Full Drivers Licence is essential with access to your own vehicle
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Qualification in Social & Healthcare (not essential)
  • Teaching advocacy skills for individuals with disabilities
  • Skills or Qualifications in areas such as psychology, gardening, music and arts are welcome
  • Experience and knowledge of supporting people with ID and autism
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and professional boundaries

Your role will involve supporting people to develop and achieve life goals in areas such as

  • Communication / Social Skills
  • Education / Vocational Skills / Online Learning
  • Leisure Activities
  • Volunteering (Tidy Towns, litter picking, etc)
  • Independent Living Skills (Daily living skills)
  • Cooking skills, social farming and gardening
  • Using public transport

What we offer

  • An unrivalled opportunity to work alongside and learn from Resilience Colleagues who are senior level influencers within New Directions
  • Support of a Community Co-ordinator with proven expertise in this area
  • Full training provided by industry experts
  • Ongoing continuous professional development through attendance at internal and external workshops, conferences and mandatory training
  • Job security through permanent contracts
  • Access to continuous employee support and engagement including employee assistance programme and bike to work scheme
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Employee ‘Recommend for Resilience’ Scheme
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Discounted Fuel Card – DCI

Resilience is proud to be an equal opportunity employer


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