What is the position?
You will be a full-time permanent Senior Support Worker in residential centre in Fermoy, Co Cork – reporting directly to the Service Manager.
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, and as an ambassador of Resilience’s values, you will represent.
Location: Fermoy Co Cork
Type of contract: Full-time permanent
For more than 10 years, high-growth Irish company Resilience has continued to lead the way in transforming health and social care in Ireland. Our essence is to help build resilience in the people we support to bring the possible to life.
Our Social Care division is providing progressive Residential, Day and Outreach Services for people with Disabilities and Autism – Helping people to realise their potential. We’re looking for passionate people to join our Permanent Team and build a future in rewarding work that truly changes lives. You’ll enjoy a supportive environment that helps you realise your own potential, and with access to upskilling and best practice training you’ll grow and develop your career.
- Previous experience working with 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
• Eligibility to work in Ireland
• A strong sense of empathy, flexibility, and a team-oriented work ethic.
• A Full Drivers License is desirable
- 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
- Develop and progress your career through fully funded additional training and development.
• Enjoy market leading rates of pay
• Discounted health insurance with our healthcare provider.
• Earn €400 from our paid Refer-a-Friend scheme.
• Fuel discount scheme
Resilience is proud to be an equal opportunity employer