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Support Worker / Care Assistant

Care About You Midlands

Support Worker / Care Assistant

Job Description

Westmeath, Offaly, Longford

 

Care About You (Midlands) are looking for a care assistant / support worker who loves working with adults with disabilities, the elderly and with children with special needs and on the Autistic Spectrum to join our dynamic team. This is a part time position, with flexible working hours.

At Care About You (Midlands) we work closely with the HSE in both disability services and in elderly home care, to provide the best, truly person-centred and holistic home care and community respite for those that require our services.

To be part of the Care About You home-care team it is essential to have good communication skills, be adaptable and flexible and have true passion for your role and the difference that you can make in the lives of the adults and children that require our service.

Essential Requirements:

  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Full QQI Level 5 (or above) major award in Healthcare (or related discipline).
  • Previous caring experience
  • Full Driver’s License
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Good communication skills

Care About You provides services to clients in their own homes, as such it is important to understand that working hours include evenings and weekends in addition to normal working hours on a rolling roster.

Benefits:

Care About You offers a competitive hourly rate for the right candidate. Premiums are in place for shorter calls as detailed below.

€11.00 - €13.50 per hour.

€8.65 - €10.50 per 1/2 hour call.

€10.00 - €10.50 per 3/4 hour call.

Care About You offers a support system that is second to none:

Comprehensive induction training

Introductions and comprehensive training with each client

24h On-Call support from the management team

Employment Assistance Program in place with LAYA health care for all staff

Flexible working hours

Job Type: Part-time

Applications: please send your CV to michelle@careaboutyou.ie

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