Support Worker

Kerry
Excel Recruitment € 13.0 - 14.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 13.0 - 14.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
9 Sep 2022
Closes
7 Oct 2022

Job Description

Excel Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Support Worker within a residential setting in Kerry. You will support individuals in all activities of daily living & enable them to live independent lives in line with HIQA national standards.

Support Worker Responsibilities:

  • Empower Service Users to live independent lives with their residential home & community.
  • To ensure personal & intimate care is provided & ensure privacy & dignity is respected at all times.
  • Provide the necessary physical assistance in with Patient Manual & Handling training.
  • Administer medication in line with medication process.
  • Transport service users to facilitate access all daily living activities.
  • Participate in household duties, for example cooking, laundry, general cleaning, shopping.
  • Support the development & delivery of individual support file.
  • Responsible to record & report on daily documentation.
  • Designated Health and Safety Officer.
  • Immediately report all safeguarding allegations or concerns in line with policy & legislation.
  • As per policy record & report all incidents.
  • Maintain professional communication & relationships with the team, service user's family & customers.
  • To be aware of safe working conditions & implement safe work practices & immediately report potential hazards, incidents & concerns.
  • Follow tasks assigned on the daily planner.
  • Positively & actively engage in team meetings, supervisions, training & team events.
  • Responsible for safe keeping & recording of service user & house monies & spend.
  • Available to work as per contractual hours & 24/7 service requirements using electronic T&A system.
  • Assigned as Key Worker to take the lead as Service User advocate, arrange appointments, liaise with family & develop & implement goals & complete & maintain documentation in individual support file.


Support Worker Requirements:

  • Relevant QQI qualification
  • Over age 18
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Excellent command of spoken & written English
  • Knowledge of HIQA standards
  • Work or student experience in social care or relevant sector
  • Strong knowledge of HIQA Standards
  • Own transport is a distinct advantage but not required.


Support Worker Benefits:

  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Paid Training Days
  • Invaluable experience in their field
  • Opportunity for additional training
  • Competitive pay rates that are regularly reviewed
  • Holiday pay and higher rates for weekends and bank holidays


If you are interested in this Support Worker Position, or any other jobs on the Excel Recruitment website, please contact Maraleeze 0877606557 or via the link below.

#INDHCA

Ref: VAC-108060

Job Details

Support Worker

Kerryd Excel Recruitment
Pay
€ 13.0 - 14.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
9 Sep 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
7 Oct 2022

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