Job Details

Care Assistant - Western Care Association CLAREMORRIS

  • Western Care Association
  • Ref: #CES-2158410
  • Claremorris, Claremorris, Clare, County Galway, Ireland
  • No of positions: 1
  • Community Employment Programme
  • 19.5 hours per week
  • Community Employment Programme Rates
  • Published On: 08 Sep 2020
  • Closing On: 20 Oct 2020

Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups. Your eligibility will have to be verified by the Department.

You can register your interest by selecting the ‘Register your interest’ button or you can contact a case officer in your local Intreo Centre.

Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.



Duties
The Care Assistant will join an established team that will teach them how to learn from, listen to, support and enable service users to achieve their full potential.  They will assist staff to maximize community inclusion and participation of service users. The candidate will work on identified goals in line with service users individual plans as required and as agreed with their line manager.  They will provide personal care and support to service users, where required and participate in all aspects relating to the day to day operation of the service, including leisure activities, driving transport, bus escort duties, general cleaning and upkeep of the service. They will be taught how to promote safety in all environments, in line with the Association’s practices. Use positive approaches to support people who may have challenging behaviour in line with Organisational practice.  The candidate will receive support and supervision from the Community Employment Scheme Supervisor and also the service manager regarding the day to day work.