Community Day Services in Kildare require Support Workers – starting at €15 per hour

Posted Date: 15-11-2023

Carlow, Dublin, Dublin South, Ireland, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leinster, Wicklow | Permanent

Be part of our New Directions Team

in Co Kildare


New Directions Day Service seeking

Support Worker in Naas and Clane, Co Kildare


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

35 hours per week – No night shifts, no Sundays, no bank holidays

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.

This Role: 

  • Community Support Worker
  • 35 hour contract
  • Supporting Individuals to access employment, sports and community activities
  • Flexible hours – typical shifts – 9 am to 3 pm

What we require

  • A Full Drivers Licence is essential
  • Qualification in Social & Healthcare (not essential)
  • Skills or Qualifications in areas such as psychology, advocacy and arts are welcome
  • Experience with personal care
  • Experience and knowledge of supporting people with behaviours of concern
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and professional boundaries
  • Training provided – Positive Behaviour Support, Understanding Autism and ID, Person Centered Planning and Goat Setting, MAPA, SOVA and Children First

Skills and Hobbies that would make you an ideal candidate for this specific Service

  • Enthusiasm for person centered planning
  • Interests in Cars, Computers, Anime, Creativity, Art, Sports, Gym Yogu, Jiu Jitsu
  • Chatting with others
  • Exploring Nature
  • Geocaching
  • Exploring Local Area
  • Planning Activities


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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