Community Support Worker


The RehabGroup
Waterford, CO.WATERFORD
Ireland

Category
Industry
Healthcare / Health Services
Application Closing Date
25/03/2021
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes Garda Vetting - conducted by org
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Part-Time Temporary
Travel
Some Travel Required

Job Description

 

A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work,

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 Rehabcare, 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

Vita Community Hub,

County Waterford

Fixed Term Contract -8 months, 25 hours

 

Job Purpose

 

To assist in the delivery of individualized community support to a number of clients with intellectual, physical and or mental health disability., some who may present with behaviors that challenge Supporting clients in their communities and some in their own home, working towards optimizing their social, psychological, intellectual, domestic community living and daily living functioning .

 

 

Minimum Education & Skills required

§ QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent

§ Minimum of one year work experience in the area of intellectual

§ Experience of working 1:1 with clients  in the community

§ To support individuals with 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.

§ Support the individual to enhance their image by exploring and positively influencing personal presentation, language and where and how the individual spends their time. This should be in line with the individual’s age and culture

 

 

Additional requirements

§ Full clean driving license 

§ To comply with health and safety legislation.

§ To liaise with families, the multidisciplinary team and other personnel as directed by the Community Services Manager

  

 

Staff Benefits

§ 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: Thursday, 25th March 2021

 

 

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

Job Requirements
 QQI Level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
 Minimum of one year work experience in the area of intellectual
 Experience of working 1:1 with clients in the community
 To support individuals with independent living skills
Employer
The RehabGroup
Sharon Newman
10D Beckett Way
Park West Business Park DUBLIN
Ireland