Support Worker

  • Full Time
  • Offaly

Website Nuvo Healthcare

Job description

*** Our client is offering a €1,000 Welcome Bonus for all new recruits***

Nuvo Recruitment are recruiting a Support Worker for our client based in Offaly. Our client provides residential care for adults with Intellectual Disability with/or Autism.

Our client provides the highest quality care for service users in accordance with the regulations and standards applicable, which is always person centred. We provide a high standard living environment that is safe, clean, and comfortable.

Key Responsibilities:

· To promote a caring environment for service users through high standards of professional practice which are conducive to the physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of the service users.

· To ensure that each service user receives care appropriate to their individual needs, service user plan and is always person centred.

· To undertake ‘Key-Worker’ responsibilities.

· Capacity to assess and develop individualised support plans.

· To undertake life-skills, programmes and activities are detailed in individual service user plans and timetables.

· To promote relationships which enable each service user to participate in the life of the local community to the best of their ability.

· To ensure the provision of healthcare arrangements which may include the recording and administration of prescribed medications.

Ability to run a a functioning home – menu planning, shopping, cooking, cleaning in a very positive manner.

· Encourage and support service users to live as fully and independently as possible within the local community, providing information, emotional, organisational and practical support and training as appropriate.

· Flexible to work relevant shifts including overnights and weekends as appropriate

· Contribute to the protection of service users from abuse, follow the companies policies and procedures and comply with external guidance i.e. HSE, HIQA, etc

Essential Criteria:

· Minimum level 5 related to Social Care

· Excellent working knowledge of HIQA regulations.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills IT skills, Report Writing Skills, Systematic approach to make efficient use of time, Manage Workload, Good Planning Skills, Positive ‘can do’ attitude, Enthusiastic, reliable and flexible, Commitment to real community integration, Ability to initiate strong links within community.

· Support individuals to acquire valued social roles, Ability to cope with Challenging Situations, Manage and Supervise Staff, Self-Motivation and ability to use one’s initiative

· Ability to work as part of a team and independently & confidently but also self motivated with tasks and supports

· Previous experience within the area of social care or supporting individuals with disabilities.

· Complete Garda Vetting on application

· Full Clean Driving Licence (which permits the holder to drive in Ireland) is essential for all positions (Provisional Licences are NOT acceptable / Automatic Licences are NOT accepted).

· Eligibility to work in Ireland.

*** Our client is offering a €1,000 Welcome Bonus for all new recruits***

Desirable Criteria:

· Third Level degree as Social Care Worker

· Previous experience with supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability.

· Experience of Supervising a Team.

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