Social Care staff

  • Temporary
  • Louth
  • Ref: 03860

AA Euro Recruitment Group

We are recruiting for a relief Social Care Assistants to join a leading Intellectual Disability/residential facility based in Co. Louth.

Desirable Skills required

  • Training in positive behaviour support theory
  • Must be willing to undergo Garda Vetting
  • A full drivers licence
  • Good natured, honest, and reliable

Essential Skills required

  • Level 7 Major Award or equivalent relevant qualification in Healthcare/Social Care
  • 1 years experience of working with vulnerable adults or adults with intellectual disabilities
  • An understanding of current policy and developments at national and sectoral level in relation to Social Care within disability services
  • Safeguarding requirements including Trust in Care, and Childrens First
  • Proficient IT skills – Microsoft Office Excel, Word, SharePoint, OneDrive, and Teams
  • Ability to follow plans and methods to meet the ongoing needs of the individuals supported.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure dignity, privacy, and independence of the individuals with an intellectual disability are maintained and always respected.
  • Assist with caring duties, including both personal and practical care tasks e.g., dressing, bathing toileting, assistance with eating, sleeping support, skins care, first aid and health promotion.
  • Attend all medical appointments as required
  • Assist service users in the taking of medication in line with policy and procedure.
  • Ensure that all interactions with service users are approached with dignity, respect, equality and incorporating choice.
  • Facilitate and implement a person cantered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of service users.
  • Assist in serving of meals, laundry, and general cleaning tasks.
  • Support Team leaders and nurses in the wellbeing of clients
  • Record accidents, incidents, report information to designated person on duty

Shift patterns – day, nights, sleepovers (40 hours)

If you feel that you have the requirements and skills for this role, please apply with an updated copy of your CV.

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