The Rehab Group
A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work, Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and QualityAre you looking for a role in a challenging, yet extremely rewarding environment? Do you have the compassion and the strength of character to help people with disabilities, live independent lives? We are Rehabcare, the health and social care division of the Rehab Group. We deliver quality, client focused, services. We are looking for two Care Workers to join our team. You will promote the development of independent living skills, while you assist our service users in their day to day tasks. Their safety and wellbeing will be your utmost priority at all times. You will nurture their ability to make their own choices and support them every step of the way, as they reach their full potential. You will be a champion of dignity, empathy and inclusion for all people with disabilities, within the community.Care Worker Red House Children’s Respite Service Co Limerick Permanent Contract, 19.5 HoursJob Purpose To facilitate a service user focused service to children with varying disabilities & complex health needs that include, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy and Parkinson’ DiseaseMinimum Education & Skills required Minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care, or equivalent Training in responses to behavior that challenges and medication management Work experience with children and their families in a community or own home is essential. Skills and knowledge in the areas of Autism, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, Mental Health Issues, Physical & Sensory needs, and behavioral interventions.Job Duties & Responsibilities Facilitate and implement a person centered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of service users. Provide personal assistance in all aspects of personal care and manual handling, ensuring comfort and hygiene of service users and adhering to safe practice at all times. Assist service users in the taking of medication in line with policy and procedure. Actively participate in appropriate, educational, recreational and occupational programmes, enabling service users to integrate with their local community and access local resourcesAdditional requirements To comply with Health and Safety and safeguarding legislation. To maintain a basic knowledge of first aid/personal care and to implement good hygiene practices. To ensure the privacy and confidentiality of clients at all times. Full Clean Drivers Licence is essentialStaff Benefits Company Pension Scheme Paid maternity leave Paid paternity leave 27 days annual leave Bike to work scheme Tax saver travel scheme Income protectionTo view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page.Closing Date: Thursday, 25th May 2020The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer.
Permanent / Full-time