Care Assistants – Cheeverstown House – Dublin

“Enabling people with an intellectual disability to have full and meaningful lives through quality person centred services in partnership with families”

Cheeverstown House is a voluntary organisation, in a four-year accredited partnership with the Council on Quality and Leadership, based in South County Dublin. We provide a range of support services to people with an intellectual disability in various locations and our core values are person-centredness, community inclusion and active participation with a strong emphasis on quality.  We are now recruiting to fill the following positions and successful candidates may be placed in day, residential, training and supported employment or community based services; in some cases providing one-to-one support to adults with an intellectual disability:


Night Duty

Two posts available:

Full Time, One Year Fixed Term Contracts, 39 hours/week

Essential criteria – Qualification:

FETAC Level 5 Major Award in a caring/ID related subject (8 modules must be completed to get a major award)
Or  BA in Applied Social Studies/Applied Social Care (or equivalent)
Or  Current student of BSc in Nursing
Or  Current student of BA in Applied Social Studies/Applied Social Care (or equivalent)

Driving required and willingness to drive during the night, supporting internal and external people across different locations.

Candidates must submit a copy of their qualification (FETAC Level 5 Major Award certificate or BA award) with the application; then the original award must be presented to HR for copying prior to any employment offer.  If you are a current student of BSc in Nursing or BA in Applied Social Studies/Applied Social Care, written confirmation is required on headed paper from your college.

Desirable criteria:

Minimum 1 years’ experience supporting people with an intellectual disability
Knowledge of HIQA regulations and HSE policies Moving on from Congregated Settings and New Directions
Commitment to a person-centred approach, community inclusion and the individual needs of the person
Full, clean drivers licence
Willingness to work as part of a team, under the supervision of the night managers
Experience of working and communicating with families
Excellent communication skills, observation, reporting and recording.
Night duty hours.   Flexibility regarding working hours required.
7 night rotating roster.

For informal enquiries for the above posts, please contact Deirdre Corrigan, Director of Services or Gerry Reynolds, Assistant Director of Services, tel: 01-4993700.

Application forms and job description are available from the Human Resources Department, tel: (01) 4993700, or on email at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 p.m. Friday 18th September


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