Support Worker – Great Care Co-op

The Support Worker
for The Great Care Co-op will coordinate training projects being delivered as part of the European Social Fund’s ‘Building Better Futures: Building Social Enterprise with Migrant Women’ project. The Great Care Co-op is delivering a QQI level 5 award in Healthcare Supports for migrant women and a Migrant Women’s Entrepreneurship training programme in partnership with the DCU Ryan Academy. Your role as support worker is to coordinate the delivery of this project and to support the participants of migrant women on their learning journey.
We are looking for someone who feels strongly about migrant rights and equality, someone with experience working with migrant women to bring about positive change, someone who shares our vision for investing in migrant women’s education and training, and someone who believes in the power of working collectively.

Key Responsibilities Include:
Coordinate the successful running of the QQI level 5 Health Care Supports and the Migrant Women’s Entrepreneurship training programmes for migrant women, this includes advertising, recruiting, interviewing and inducting learners
Liaise with participants and provide one to one support where needed.
Engage with migrant community organisations and other stakeholders for referrals to the course
Maintain communication with course facilitators and keep records of attendance
Coordinate the end of course showcase event with facilitators and students
Complete project survey with students at end of project and compile a learning report
Act as liaison person between GCC and QQI course students, recruit potential carers into the GCC upon completion of QQI course.
Create content and keep GCC social media channels updated
Input data in compliance with funder requirements and GDPR
Engage in networking activities and support the development of external strategic relationships
Prepare reports and written materials relevant to the work of GCC for funders
The successful candidate will have:

Experience working in care setting (desirable)
Facilitation skills
Experience coordinating events and training
Experience working with migrant women or other marginalised groups
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and prioritise tasks effectively
Ability to demonstrate initiative, flexibility and adaptable work approaches
Ability to work as part of a team
Social Media skills
Excellent communication skills – written and oral
Commitment to social justice, anti-racism and equality
Ability to work comfortably with word, excel, Gsuite, & Zoom

You MUST email the completed application form marked Support Worker to by Friday November 26th 2021. You must complete the application form. CVs and cover letter will not be accepted.

GCC encourages applicants from diverse and non-traditional backgrounds to apply. GCC is an equal opportunities employer.
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