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Support Worker

€13.02 - €15 Healthcare Cork

Excel Recruitment is currently recruiting a Support Worker for a residential setting in Cork. 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 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!

Responsibilities for the Support Worker:

  • Empower Service Users to live independent lives within 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 to all daily living activities.
  • Participate in household duties, for example, cooking, laundry, general cleaning, and shopping.
  • Support the development & delivery of individual support files.
  • 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.
  • Participate in the workplace.
  • Available to work as per contractual hours & 24/7 service requirements using an 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 files.

Requirements for the Support Worker:

  • Level 5 QQI relevant qualification or equivalent
  • Currently be living in Ireland with a valid work visa [if required]
  • Over 18 years of age
  • Full clean driving licence and access to a car
  • High standard of spoken & written English
  • Knowledge of HIQA standards
  • Experience – work or student placement in social care or a relevant sector

Benefits for the Support Worker:

  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Employee Support Programme
  • Training is paid
  • Excellent experience in their field
  • Additional training opportunities available
  • Competitive pay rates with regular reviews
  • Holiday pay and premium rates available for weekends and bank holidays

If you are interested in this Support Worker position, or any other healthcare jobs on the Excel Recruitment website, please contact Maraleeze 087 7606557 via the link below.


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