Healthcare Graduate Opportunities

Healthcare Graduate Opportunities

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Posted Date: 22-07-2020

Kildare | Permanent

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Are you a graduate of Social Care, Speech and Language Therapy or Occupational Therapy interested in gaining valuable hands on experience supporting children with intellectual, physical and sensory disability and/or Autism in Ireland. We offer progressive, one-to-one solutions geared towards the empowerment of the people we support, rather than limiting their experiences of life. We put each individual, and support of their disability, at the centre of everything we do, helping them live an involved, meaningful and empowered life and focusing not on what they can't do, but on what they can achieve. This spirit comes to life in our client-centred, home-from-home residential centres, and in the specialist services we provide.          
What is the Position?        
You will be a relief Support Worker at our children's shared care residential centre in Naas, Co. Kildare – reporting directly to the Service Manager.          
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. Starting in a relief capacity this will give you the opportunity to build your skills at a pace that suits you and develop your career path within the organisation.
Location: Naas, Co. Kildare        
Hours of work: Residential roster including day, night and weekend shifts.              
What Will Your Responsibilities Be?
  • 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 concerns.
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  2. What is Required?        
  3. You will have:
    • Degree level 7 or 8 qualification in a healthcare related discipline
    • Previous experience working with children with physical, sensory and intellectual disability;
    • Experience working with service users with Autism and Epilepsy;
    • A strong sense of empathy, flexibility and a team-oriented work ethic.
    • A Full Drivers Licence is favourable but not essential.
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  6. How Will You Benefit?          
  7. This is your opportunity to:
    • Develop your career through full induction, training and ongoing development.
    • 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.
    • Benefit from the full support of management.
    • Earn from our paid Refer-a-Friend scheme.
 
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