Social Care Worker

Galway
Excel Recruitment €20.0 - 25.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
€20.0 - 25.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Newly Registered Nurse
Posted
30 Apr 2024
Closes
22 Jul 2024

Job Description

Excel Healthcare are seeking a social care worker for a client in Galway. This client supports adults and children with disabilities.

If you are a qualified Social Worker or have a level 7 or above in social studies and seeking extra responsibilities or a move into disability services this may be for you.

The role will involve supporting both residential and respite units and some travel between units.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as Person in Charge in the absence of the Service Manager.
  • Work positively and constructively with people we support who present with behaviours that challenge, and to be involved in the planning and implementation of specific approaches and programmes designed for these people we support.
  • Teaching specific skills to service users living in the home including self help, domestic, kitchen, community, leisure, and social skills.
  • This will involve the social care worker developing and operating individual plans for people we support.
  • Act as key worker for specific people we support. This may include meeting with and supporting families and members of the multidisciplinary team in ongoing programmes for people we support and carrying out home visits as required in consultation with the Service Manager.
  • Administer, supervise, and record prescribed medication.
  • Work with all colleagues and provide direction for Care Assistants (as required) in line with normal practice for their profession.
  • Responsible for the wellbeing of people we support in the Care of Ability West.
  • Facilitate the development of interpersonal relationships in each service.
  • Enable the people we support to value them self and enhance their feelings of self-worth and individuality.
  • Care for the day to day needs of the people we support living in the service.
  • Personal care
  • Work with and liaise with all grades of staff in the assigned centre and other centres and ensure that families and visitors to the service are attended to with consideration. ·

Essential Criteria

  • A professional degree (minimum level 7) in Applied Social Studies or relevant qualification.
  • Previous experience working with people with an intellectual disability or a similar field (advantage).
  • Full current driving license with access to your own vehicle.
  • Ability to Work a shift rota, spread over 7 days, as determined by management and be available for sleep in duties and night duty as rostered.

For more information please contact Claire on Apply/ Apply

Ref: SCWG

Job Details

Social Care Worker

Galwayd Excel Recruitment
Pay
€20.0 - 25.0 Per hour
Job level
Newly Registered Nurse
Hours
Full time
Posted
30 Apr 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
22 Jul 2024

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