2019.11.27 Adult Support Worker -EIJB0404 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 8,500 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.  


2019.11.27 Adult Support Worker -EIJB0404

Location: Dublin
Contract Type: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for Health Care Assistants/Support Workers in the Dublin South (Dun Laoghaire) and Dublin South West (Crumlin/Rialto) areas.  These permanent posts may suit full-time or part-time candidates.
The Role: 
To provide opportunities for people with disabilities to develop a range of options in the areas of training, employment and greater inclusion in the community generally. The service is one which is based on the promotion of dignity, respect and the development of choice for those who use the service. 
The successful candidate will have:
Essential Criteria:
 FETAC Level 5 QQI Certificate in Social Care or relevant health related area.
 Minimum of 1 year recent experience working with adults with disabilities.
 Experience providing personal care to adults in their home or in a community setting.

Desirable Criteria:
 Experience working with adults with a physical disability.
 Experience working in the disability sector acting as a keyworker and assisting with Person Centred Plans for adults with disabilities.
 Hold a full clean drivers licence and be willing to drive Enable Ireland vehicles

Duties & Responsibilities

• Assisting service user’s with their personal care needs and any other individual needs that may arise, including the administration of medication, working in accordance with Enable Ireland’s policies and procedures.
• Assist in promoting self-development, independence and the individuality of each Service User.
• Provide assistance to service users with centre based day to day activities and programmes. 
• Assisting and supporting individuals in a community setting, including some lone working.  This can involve assisting people to access various employment settings, educational and/or social/leisure facilities within their own community.
Please refer to Job Description for full list of Duties and Responsibilities.
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.
Please download a copy of the job description, person specification and application form and forward completed forms to admin.northeast@enableireland.ie . Alternatively please contact us by phone (046-9029845) or email admin.northeast@enableireland.ie  with any queries you may have.
Closing date for applications:  12 noon, Monday 9th December, 2019.
Interview Date:  Tuesday 17th December 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 which may arise in our Dublin Adult Services within the next year.

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
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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The link can be accessed by clicking on the highlighted blue words ‘Privacy Policy’ when it is open in soft copy. Alternatively it can be accessed via the internet by searching: https://www.enableireland.ie/privacy-policy

Related Resources

2019.11.27 Adult Support Worker Job Description -EIJB0404

2019.11.27 Adult Support Worker Person Specification -EIJB0404

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