Care Support Worker – Cheshire Ireland

Cheshire Ireland provides a range of support services to people with both physical and neurological conditions in their homes, in residential centres, in supported accommodation and in standalone respite facilities. Our aim is to provide quality, person-centred services, which facilitate people with disabilities to live a life of their own choosing.

Job Title: Care Support Worker
Ref. Number: CSW/CSAS/April17
Type of Contract: Specific Purpose Contract (Maternity Cover)
Number of Hours: 20 hours per week
Location: CSAS Cheshire Services- West Cork – Dunmanway

The Role:
Individual sought to work in a 1:1 and 2:1 capacity with a person living in their own home in the community. The Cheshire Community Living Service is based on clear principles of supporting people “one person at a time”. As a Cheshire Support Worker you will be committed to the provision of quality services and to the concept of working in partnership with clients who live in their own homes. The successful candidates will have the ability to operate independently with good use of initiative, and also to work effectively in the small staff team. You and your team will provide personal care in line with client health needs, exercise programmes, and household management. You and your team will support client’s safety, security, emotional, and spiritual well-being whilst also supporting people, if necessary, to identify their individual goals and achieve future aspirations.

The Person:
You will be committed to the principles of rights based, person-centred services. You will be flexible, reliable, and prepared to work a variety of shifts. Preferably you will have experience of working with clients who have acquired brain injury and or high support needs. The ideal candidate will be patient, social, and pro-active. A full driving licence and access to own vehicle is desirable. You must also hold a FETAC Level 5 or equivalent care related qualification.

Closing Date: 5th May 2017

To apply for this post please forward a detailed CV and cover letter via e-mail to: or post to Jason Cooke C/o St. Laurence Cheshire Home, Lower Glanmire Road, Cork

Cheshire Ireland is an equal opportunities employer
All successful candidates will be subject to vetting by the Garda Vetting Unit.

Join us in working to create innovative, community-based supports designed in partnership with each individual person.

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