Care Assistant Worker in Day Services – Permanent
Delta Centre, Carlow
“Enabling people with an intellectual disability to have full and meaningful lives through quality person centred service in partnership with families”
Delta Centre are recruiting for Care Assistant in a Day service setting to provide holistic, person-centred support, promoting optimum independence, enhancing the quality of life for service users with intellectual, physical or sensory disability in all aspects of daily living.
- A minimum of a QQI level 5 qualification in Healthcare Support.
- An equivalent health care qualification.
- Have the personal competence and capacity to properly discharge the duties of the role.
- Full clean drivers’ licence.
Skills, Competencies and/or Knowledge Required:
- To contribute to the promotion, creation and maintenance of a welcoming, caring and supportive environment in the Day Service setting ensuring a high standard of support and care is delivered.
- To always treat the Day Service users with dignity and respect.
- To be attentive to the physical, intellectual and emotional needs of the service users.
- To encourage community participation in all aspects of individual programmes
- To contribute to the provision of a programme of stimulating activities for all the service users and to assist in developing recreation activities and hobbies.
- To escort and assist on community outings arranged.
- To promote safeguarding and ensure the individuals being supported are not subjected to any forms of abuse.
- To implement agreed programmes in liaison with supervisor
- To ensure that all relevant records are maintained to a high standard
- To share in those duties, which are essential to the maintenance of hygiene
A copy of the Job specification is available from: firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply for this position by submitting a current CV and cover letter to: Delta Centre, Strawhall, Carlow or email email@example.com
Closing date for applications is close of business on Monday the 3rd of August 2019.
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