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Job Vacancies

Posted on: 14 Jan 2019

Supported Living Services

Assistant Support Workers & Social Care Workers

Full Time, Part Time and Relief positions

Co. Kildare: Athy, Robertstown, Rathangan, Edenderry and Allenwood

We are seeking applications from energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our team for the above position. The successful candidate will be afforded all necessary training and development in line with the role.  Candidates must be highly motivated, creative and experienced with a passion for engaging with clients on a daily basis. Candidates must be self-driven, focused and diverse

The Company

We are seeking to recruit a number of Relief and Part Time Assistant Support Workers to join our growing Outreach and Community team at Nua Supported Living Services. The purpose of the roles is to support individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Asperger’s Syndrome/Autistic Spectrum Disorder within their own homes and communities. These challenging roles require particular flexibility to appropriately support people and their families.

Selection Process

  • Competency based interview against criteria for the role
  • Competency Framework Evaluation conducted against role

Key Responsibilities

  • Support people who use the service
  • Promote and nurture person centered planning using key worker systems and shared goal setting, maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Identify supports and work in partnership with the individual, their family and other supports as outlined within individual plans

Essential Criteria

  • Working with Individuals on the ASD spectrum
  • Experience of using PEC’s
  • Experience working with Challenging Behaviour
  • Desirable Criteria for Applicants
  • A Fetac Level 5 award in Social Care or Healthcare (Or working towards same)
  • Experience of report writing
  • Flexible and adaptable nature
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Applicants for this position must have a Full Clean Driver’s License
  • Experience in a service for individuals with Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and/or Mental Health 

Benefits

  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance/Death-in-Service
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Education Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Continuous Professional development
  • Fantastic development & career opportunities & more …….

If you wish to apply for this post; please send your CV along with a cover letter quoting the location of preference, Please Contact: Sinead Gorman on 086 4119118 

Email: recruitment@nuahealthcare.ie