Care Assistant – North West Parents and Friends Association

To work with Adults with varying degrees of Intellectual Disability / Autism in Residential Services. Applicants must supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda Vetting Form. Successful candidates will be expected to work hours which may include day time hours, evenings, night duty and / or sleepover duty to include weekends. Hours of work will vary.

Essential Criteria
A minimum QQI/FETAC level 5 in Healthcare or an equivalent recognised qualification.
Experience of working with Adults and/or Children with Intellectual Disability.
Full Clean Drivers licence.
Desirable Criteria

Person Centred Planning.
Assessment and Management of Risk.
Knowledge/experience of Menu Planning and household budgeting.
Knowledge of HIQA regulations.
Safeguarding of Vulnerable Persons at risk of Abuse training.
Children First training.
Experience of lone working with Adults with Intellectual Disability in residential services.
Moving and Handling.
First Aid.
Food Hygiene.
Computer Skills.

For further information on the above roles, please e-mail

Closing Date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, 11th October 2017.

NWPF are an equal opportunities employer

Charity Number: CHY 7369

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