Hydrotherapy Pool Assistant EIJB0065 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for over 5,500 children and adults with disabilities and their families.

We require dedicated employees, with a flexible and adaptable approach, to help support our work with children and adults with disabilities in Ireland.  


Hydrotherapy Pool Assistant EIJB0065

Location: Cavan
Contract Type: Part time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Hydrotherapy Pool Assistant based at our Enable Ireland North East Service, Cavan.

The Role:  The role of the Hydrotherapy Pool Assistant is to carry out efficiently and to a high standard, duties as required including lifeguarding and general duties involved in the operation of the hydrotherapy pool, and to assist the therapists in therapy sessions/group work and during hydrotherapy sessions.

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria:

  •  Full FETAC Level 5 qualification in childcare, special needs or equivalent recognised qualification/experience.
  •  Rescue 3 or 4 (Water Safety Ireland) or equivalent.
  •  Experience of working in a hydrotherapy pool/pool environment.
  •  Minimum of 1 years’ experience working with young children.
  •  Lifeguard skills.

Desirable Criteria:

  •  1 years’ experience working with young children with a physical disability.
  •  Experience of carrying out therapy programmes.
  •  Pool Plant Operators Course.
  •  Experience of water treatment procedures.

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organisation and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role. 

To Apply please download person specification, job description and employment application forms below and forward completed applications by email to Ann Ardiff at aardiff@enableireland.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications 12 noon Monday, 26th March 2018
Interview date:  Wednesday 4th April, 2018.

(Applications must be made on Enable Ireland Application Form only CV’s will not be accepted).

A panel may be formed for similar vacancies that may arise within the next year.

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

• The post will be subject to reference checks and may be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance, as relevant
• Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
• Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
• The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position.  Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right to change this prior to appointment

Hydrotherapy Pool Assistant EIJB0065

2018.03.05 Pool/Therapy Assistant Job Description

2018.03.05 Pool/Therapy Assistant Person Specification

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