Community Support Worker

Community Support Worker | Ballincollig | Intellectual Disabilities

Your new company
Be part of a growing team in Cork with a mission to enhance the quality of people's lives, your new company is an Irish-owned, high-growth company. Driven to realise potential - both for the people we support and for members of our team - helping them realise their goals and ambitions. Ongoing continuous professional development through attendance at internal and external workshops, conferences and mandatory training, Job security through permanent contracts and support of a Co-ordinator/local Manager with proven expertise in this area.

Your new role
As a Community Support Worker you will be based out of the organisations Hub in Ballincollig and the main work load will be morning and afternoon based with some Saturday day hours. Working under the New Directions approach - offering individualised community supports such as leisure activities, education, employment opportunities and social skills, for adults who are transitioning from school or rehabilitation and training support services. Your new company will also provide Outreach Supports - offering individualised community and in-home supports for children outside of school hours - including leisure activities, independent living/life and social skills. Shifts would be afternoons & evening shifts with some Saturday day hours.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed as a Community Support Worker, you will need previous experience working with children or adults with physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities, ideally in a community setting. A Full Drivers Licence is essential. Minimum qualification of QQI Level 5 in Social Studies, Special Needs Assistants or Health Care related qualification.

What you'll get in return
In return you will have the opportunity to:
  • Work alongside and learn from colleagues who are senior level influencers within New Directions.
  • Support of a Co-ordinator/local Manager with proven expertise in this area.
  • Full training provided by industry experts.
  • Ongoing continuous professional development through attendance at internal and external workshops, conferences and mandatory training.
  • Job security through permanent contracts.
  • Access to continuous employee support and engagement including employee assistance programme and bike to work scheme.
  • Full time, part time or relief hours available to suit your schedule.
  • Excellent rates of pay.
  • Refer a friend scheme.


What you need to do now
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Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Charities & Not For Profit
Location
Cork
Specialism
Care Worker
Pay
Competitive
Ref:
1089351

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Pairic Ryan, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hays Recruitment, Limerick
2nd Floor, Riverpoint, Bishops Quay

Telephone: 061435750

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