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Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality
Are 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 Rehab care, the health and social care division of the Rehab Group. We deliver quality, client focused, services. We are looking for a Community Support Worker 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.
Community Support Worker
Arklow Outreach Service,
Arklow, Co Wicklow
Permanent, 15 hours
To assist in the delivery of individualized community support to a number of individuals with intellectual, physical and mental health challenges. Supporting individuals to be valued members of their local communities. Supporting individuals to optimize their emotional, social, occupational and learning experiences, through programmes offered within the service and the community
Minimum Education & Skills required
§ QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
§ Experience in the area of supporting individuals with intellectual, physical and mental health challenges.
§ Knowledge and experience of local community resources is highly desirable
§ Skill base in promoting independent living skills
Job Duties & Responsibilities
§ To plan, develop, implement, monitor and review appropriate educational, recreational and occupational programs within the community ensuring best practice in line with up to date research regarding improving people Quality of Life.
§ To liaise with families, the multidisciplinary team and key community based personnel in the pursuit of accessible community activities for service users.
§ To enshrine the concept of independent living by supporting service users to integrate in to their local community and access local resources.
§ Full clean driving license
§ To comply with health and safety legislation.
§ To maintain a basic knowledge of first aid/personal care and to implement good hygiene practices
§ To liaise with families, the multidisciplinary team and other personnel as directed by the Community Services Manager
§ Company Pension Scheme
§ Paid maternity leave
§ Paid paternity leave
§ 27 days annual leave
§ Bike to work scheme
§ Tax saver travel scheme
§ Income protection
To view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page
These duties and responsibilities are a reflection of the present service requirements and may be subject to review and amendment to meet the changing needs of the services.
Closing Date: Sunday, 11th January 2021
The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer