2019.08.14 Health Care Assistant/Family Support Worker-EIJB0346 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 7,500 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.  


2019.08.14 Health Care Assistant/Family Support Worker-EIJB0346

Location: Dublin
Contract Type: Specified Purpose


We are recruiting for Health Care Assistants/Family Support Workers to support a young teenager who has a physical disability which is progressive, and requires daily nursing and health care assistance. 
This 17 year loves to talk about, Movies, Lego, Marvel Super Heros, American Presidents and American History.  Support is required in his home which is in the Clondalkin area of Dublin. 

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:
To facilitate in all aspects of daily living including assisting with personal care needs, mobility, accessing services in the community, and support with therapy programmes. 

Essential criteria for the successful candidate:
• Experience working with children/adults with disabilities.
• Experience working with families in the community.
• Fetac Level 5 certificate in Health/Social Care/SNA or a nursing/health/social care degree.

Desirable criteria for the successful candidate:
• Qualification in child care, health care, special needs or social care.
• Experience of working with people with dysphagia.
• Up to date First Aid training.
• Experience of delivering personal care in a health or social care context.
• Full clean driving license.
If you think you would like to work with Morgan and his family, we’d really like to hear from you.
Please download a copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Employment Application Form and forward the completed application form to admin.northeast@enableireland.ie or phone 046-9029845 with queries.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 2nd September 2019.
(Applications must be made on the 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

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