Support Worker - Relief - Galway
Your new company
Your new company is a well-established Children’s residential service organisation with a base in Co. Galway. Due to this organisation expanding their residential services, there is now an excellent opportunity for an experienced support worker to join their team and support Children with intellectual disabilities on a Temporary basis. Your new company is focused to change the face of support for people with intellectual disabilities, physical and sensory disabilities and/or autism in Ireland. They offer progressive one-to-one solutions geared towards empowerment of the people they support, enhancing the experience of life. You will receive state-of-the-art training, a competitive hourly rate / salary, and a healthy work/life balance.
Your new role
In your new role you will be a relief support worker at this client’s residential centre in Co. Galway. You will report directly to the service manager as a support worker. Your day-to-day duties will include providing a professional, high quality and safe service to people with additional needs, whilst working as part of a team and in consultation with each service user. In addition, you will make sure all the clients’ needs are met in a way that is in a completely individual way, and as an ambassador of the company values you will represent the best quality – providing the best-in-class care always. In addition, you will be responsible for the delivery of client care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of support plans, ensure that practices within the service comply with resilience's policies and procedures, to maintain the highest standards, liaise with multidisciplinary teams when required, provide support to colleagues within the team setting, act as a mentor for new staff and foster a positive learning environment, participate in the development and review of risk assessments and report concerns.
What you'll need to succeed
To succeed as a support worker, you will need to have previous experience working with physical, sensory, and intellectual disability. Experience working with service users with autism and epilepsy is a distinct advantage. Fetac level 5/social care qualification or equivalent is essential. Finally, you will have a strong sense of empathy, flexibility, and a team-oriented work ethic. A full driving licence is desirable but not essential.
What you'll get in return
As a support worker for this organisation, you will be given a great opportunity to develop and progress your career through full induction, training, and ongoing development. Enjoy excellent rates of pay and paid holiday entitlements. This is an opportunity for you to make your mark as part of a service that is changing the future of care in Ireland. Enjoy a personal, one-to-one approach to social care support work whilst enjoying a healthy work /life balance in your relief position in Co. Galway.
What you need to do now
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