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  • COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER Galway
  • REHAB Basel in Galway, , Ireland
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

The purpose of the job is to promote and support independent living, community integration, personal development, social interactions and work opportunities for an individual who is part of RehabCare services.

There may also be scope within the contract to provide support for individuals with Autism or physical and sensory disabilities.

The post will focus on assisting in the delivery of individualised community support packages to an individual with a history of mental health challenges.

This includes the provision of individual programmes and activities to meet the needs, choices and abilities of this person.

Minimum Education & Skills required
• QQI Level 5 Health and Social Care or equivalent.
• Ideally candidate will have participated in accredited mental health related training
• Previous experience of working in the Community
• Experience of working 1 : 1 in the community
• Understanding and knowledge of intellectual, physical and or mental health disability.
• Full Clean... Driving Licence and access to a car for business purposes is essential
• Willingness to participate in RehabCare mandatory and further development training programme

Job Duties & Responsibilities
• To plan, develop, implement, monitor and review appropriate educational, recreational and occupational programs within the community.
• To ensure best practice in line with up to date research regarding Quality of Life improvements.
• To liaise with families, the multidisciplinary team and key community based personnel in the pursuit of accessible community activities for service users.
• To ensure all interaction with service users is approached with dignity, respect, equality and incorporates choice

Additional requirements
• To promote and be actively involved in teamwork at all times.
• To liaise with families, the multidisciplinary team and other personnel as directed by the Community Services Manager
• To maintain a basic knowledge of first aid / personal care and to implement good hygiene practices.
• As part of our recruitment process, if applicable, candidates will be required to provide a Police certificate from the countries they have resided prior coming to Ireland.

Please note that candidates may be placed in a recruitment panel

Staff Benefits
• Company Pension Scheme
• Paid maternity / paternity / adoption leave
• Educational leave
• 27 days annual leave
• Bike to work scheme
• Tax saver travel scheme
• Income protection
• Unpaid leave
• Health and Wellbeing programme
• Company credit union scheme
• Employee discount scheme
• Digital Doctor
• Financial support for studying and study leave
• Long Service Reward Scheme
• Sick leave
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• Rewarding Career *Career with meaning *attractive benefits *work life balance
Galway Ireland

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