Support Workers, Tralee Residential Service (28 hrs per week, three posts available)

  • Tralee
  • Kerry Parents And Friends Association
<p><strong>Post: Support Workers (Three Posts Available)</strong></p> <p><strong>Contract: Permanent, Part- Time (28 hours per week - Night Duty)</strong></p> <p><strong>Location: Tralee Residential Service</strong></p> <p><strong>Relief hours also available, for informal enquiries, please email</strong></p> <p><strong><em>*Rosters may be subject to change due to the Operational requirements of the service*</em></strong></p> <p><strong>The Role:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The core activities for the post of Support Worker will include planning and setting goals with the person to assist them in meeting their personal, social, recreational, academic, independent living, community integration, training and supported employment needs.</li> <li>As a Support Worker you will enable the people we support realise their goals and achieve their identified priorities. You will also provide support and act as an advocate for participation and inclusion in the community on behalf of the person we support.</li> <li>The Support Worker operates within the framework of a person centered approach and to actively engage with and promote co-operation and partnership with other services, both internally and externally and in particular with families.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Essential Criteria:</strong></p> <ul> <li>QQI Level 5 in Healthcare Support. Equivalent qualifications to Healthcare support will be considered, with a minimum of 1 years relevant experience working with Adults with an Intellectual Disability.</li> <li>Applications will also be considered from candidates who have successfully completed at least 1 years of their Nursing or Social Care Degree.</li> <li>Experience of working in a care delivery capacity, preferably within a disability service.</li> <li>A full drivers licence with access to a car insured for business purposes is desirable.</li> <li>Where applicable, applicants must hold a valid Irish work permit.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Employee Benefits: Sick Pay Scheme, Paid Maternity Leave, Flexible Working, Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Parking ( Site Dependent), Generous Annual Leave, Access to income continuance scheme, Discounted Health Insurance and Access to training.</strong></p> <p><strong>(A panel may be formed from which future vacancies for the Tralee Residential Services may be filled up to the 30th of June 2024)</strong></p> <p><strong>Kerry Parents and Friends Association is an equal opportunities employer</strong></p>