Community Support Worker
Community Support Worker for Navan Resource Centre, Navan Co Meath.
Permanent, 30 hours
To assist in the delivery of individualized community support to a number of individuals with intellectual, physical and mental health challenges. Supporting individuals to be valued members of their local communities. Supporting individuals to optimize their emotional, social, occupational and learning experiences, through programmes offered within the service and the community
Minimum Education & Skills required
§ QQI level 5 in Health & Social Care or equivalent.
§ Experience in the area of supporting individuals with intellectual, physical and mental health challenges.
§ Track record of supporting individuals to identify and experience meaningful experiences in their local community
§ Knowledge and experience of local community resources is highly desirable
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
§ Full Clean Driving Licence is required
§ 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.
§ Company Pension Scheme
§ Paid maternity leave
§ Paid paternity leave
§ 27 days annual leave
§ Bike to work scheme
§ Tax saver travel scheme
§ Income protection
To view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16th October 2019.
The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer
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