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Support Worker - Part-time




Dara Residential Services t/a Dara Community Living

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Job Description:

An engaging, sociable and active 18 year old young man living in North Wicklow is looking for a kind, dependable person to connect with and walk alongside him as he discovers his pathway in life. The person must have a positive, upbeat attitude and be willing to learn about this young man and how he likes to live his life. The ideal candidate is calm, confident, outgoing, adaptable, intuitive and patient. The ability to think on one’s feet and a knowledge of the local area are definite assets. He is looking for a person who is able to look deeply into the gifts and abilities within him and support him to make personally satisfying contributions in his local communities in a positive and image enhancing way, build positive relationships and demonstrate his abilities and strengths. Part of this role is to help him find opportunities to have new experiences so he can learn new things and develop roles through volunteering, work, membership of groups/clubs that fit with his personality and interests. He would prefer someone with a sense of humour, a genuine interest in what a meaningful life entails and who can help him become more independent and confident as a young man. The candidate must have deep respect for people with developmental disabilities and what they have to offer. Ability to be part of the existing team of family members and paid support is required. Days/hours: in the region of 10 hours a week. Days and times will be worked out when we find someone who is a good match.Excellent training & regular supervision provided. Garda vetting is part of the recruitment process. 


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