Working hours will be variable including sleepovers, day shifts, during the week, weekends and unsociable hours. Applicants must be flexible to meet the requirements of the services. Applicants must be confident working as lone workers as this may be required in particular locations. Applicants must demonstrate a clear understanding and ability to implement our ethos and values.
Applicants must hold one of the following qualifications or foreign equivalent (validated by NQAI) or be in the process of obtaining:
HETAC Level 7 in Childcare
HETAC Level 7 in Social Studies
HETAC Level 7 in Social Care
HETAC Level 7 Applied Social Studies – Social Care
HETAC Level 7 in Training & Education – Supported Employment – Open Training College continuous learning.
HETAC Level 7 in Applied Social Studies (Disability) – Open Training College continuous learning.
Applicants must have:
One year’s post qualification experience of working with adults with intellectual disability
Experience of working alone in a one to one environment as well as experience of team work.
Experience of dealing with behaviours that challenge and with behavioural supports
Experience of skills teaching in cooking, budgeting, cleaning & building confidence skills
Experience in alternative communications
Understanding and experience of therapeutic interventions
Experience of creative problem solving techniques
Excellent organisation and communication skills
A knowledge of the HIQA regulations and standards
Enthusiasm, energy and creativity
Available to work over a seven day work period
Excellent IT and report writing skills
Hold a full driving licence and be willing to drive location vehicles
Have the ability to deal with confidential information in a discreet and responsible manner.
Be flexible to work a variety of rostered shifts.
Desirable: Certificates in PEG, Diabetes, Buccal Midazolam
Short listing of candidates will apply.
Please forward letter of application and up-to-date CV to the HR Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 22 December 2017