Senior Support Worker

Kerry
Excel Recruitment € 15.0 - 15.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 15.0 - 15.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
4 Jan 2023
Closes
1 Feb 2023

Job Description

Excel Recruitment is currently recruiting a Senior Support Worker for a residential setting in Kerry. Our client is one of the leading names in disability care in the country with a focus on community and social inclusion for all clients.


As a Senior Support Worker, you will assist your clients with all aspects of daily living, accompany them on daily outings and encourage community inclusion. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced healthcare assistant looking to expand their professional and personal development. If this sounds like you and you would like to work with a progressive and forward-thinking team within the healthcare sector, this role is for you!

Senior Support Worker Responsibilities:

  • Empower Service Users to live independent lives within their residential home & community.
  • To ensure personal and intimate care is provided with privacy & dignity respected at all times.
  • Provide the necessary physical assistance with Patient Manual & Handling training.
  • Administer medication in line with the medication process.
  • Transport service users to facilitate access to all daily living activities.
  • Participate in household duties, for example, cooking, laundry, general cleaning, and 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.
  • 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
  • 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 files.


Senior Support Worker Requirements:

  • Be currently living in Ireland with a valid work visa [if required]
  • QQI relevant qualification
  • 2 years relevant work experience in the sector
  • Over age 18
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Excellent command of spoken & written English
  • Knowledge of HIQA standards
  • Strong knowledge of HIQA Standards
  • Own transport is a distinct advantage but not required.


Senior 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 Senior Support Worker position, or any other healthcare jobs on the Excel Recruitment website, please contact Maraleeze 087 760 6557 or via the link below.


#INDHCA

Ref: VAC-117290

Job Details

Senior Support Worker

Kerryd Excel Recruitment
Pay
€ 15.0 - 15.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
4 Jan 2023
Type
Permanent
Closes
1 Feb 2023

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