Support Worker Roles – Nass, Co. Kildare
Join our world-class service that’s shaping empowered lives.
We’re changing the face of support for people with intellectual, physical and sensory disability and/or Autism in Ireland. We offer progressive, one-to-one solutions geared towards the empowerment of the people we support, rather than limiting their experiences of life. We put each individual, and support of their disability, at the centre of everything we do, helping them live an involved, meaningful and empowered life and focusing not on what they can’t do, but on what they can achieve. This spirit comes to life in our client-centred, home-from-home residential centres, and in the specialist services we provide.
What is the Position?
You will be a Full time, Part time or relief Support Worker at our children’s residential centre in Naas, Co. Kildare – reporting directly to the Service Manager.
What is the Role?
As a Support Worker you will provide a professional, high quality and safe service to people with additional needs – working as part of a team and in consultation with each service user. You will make sure all of the client’s needs are met in a completely individual way, and as an ambassador of Resilience’s values, you will represent:
Best Quality – providing best-in-class care always.
Individuality – applying a person-centred approach to meet each individual’s abilities, needs and challenges.
Empowerment – helping all our service-users live their very best life and achieve their optimal potential.
Location: Naas, Co. Kildare
Hours of work: Residential roster.
What Will Your Responsibilities Be?
The delivery of client care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of Support Plans;
Ensure that practices within the service comply with Resilience’s policies and procedures, to maintain the highest standards;
Liaise with Multi-Disciplinary Teams (‘MDTs’) when required;
Provide support to colleagues within the team setting;
Act as a mentor for new staff and foster a positive learning environment;
Participate in the development and review of risk assessments and report concerns.
What is Required?
You will have:
Previous experience working with children or adults with physical, sensory and intellectual disability;
Experience working with service users with Autism and Epilepsy;
FETAC level 5/Social Care qualification or equivalent;
Completed or be willing to complete a Patient Manual Handling course;
Completed or be willing to complete a Child Protection course;
Eligibility to work in Ireland;
A strong sense of empathy, flexibility and a team-oriented work ethic.
A Full Drivers Licence is favourable but not essential.