Community Support Worker – Sunbeam House Services

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.
CPI experience.
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.

Please note candidates must meet a minimum score to qualify for positions

Short listing of candidates will apply.

If you are interested in applying for the above positions, please forward your letter of application and an up-to-date CV to the HR Department @

Closing Date for receipt of applications: Wednesday 9th March 2017 @ 5.00pm

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