Job Details: Gheel Autism Services: Support Worker – Residential Roster (Maynooth)


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Gheel Autism Services: Support Worker – Residential Roster (Maynooth)
[Gheel Autism Services]

In Gheel, we focus on supporting individuals with autism through their
life journey and enabling them to have fulfilling life experiences,
while having autonomy and control over their choices and decisions.
Gheel Autism Services provides a wide range of services for adults
with autism including day and vocational opportunities, outreach
support and a variety of supported living options. Across our services
we consider how each person thinks, learns and processes information
to develop a personalised plan of support. Considering individuals
strengths and motivations, we enable people to obtain outcomes which
are meaningful to them. Our committed practitioners receive regular
training and they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to enable
each individual to have positive and meaningful life experiences. All
staff are involved in changing the culture of supporting people into a
more inclusive, independence focused style of support – where people
are encouraged to be partners in, not recipients of, their service
delivery.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

* Access to Health Insurance
* Access to Educational Support Scheme
* Company pension with company
* contribution (including income protection and death-in-service
benefits)
* Employee Assistant Programme
* Free Parking
* Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
* Up to **Apply on the website** days Annual leave
* Bike to Work scheme
* Training and development (CPD)
* Option to join the Health Service credit union

Due to the on-going expansion of our service we currently have the
following vacancy within the service.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

A. SUPPORT WORKER – RESIDENTIAL ROSTER –– PERMANENT, FULL-TIME
1.**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** WTE, MAYNOOTH, CO. KILDARE

The successful candidates will act as a strong role model, demonstrate
a commitment to developing a person-centred culture and provide the
people we support with emotional support while contributing positively
to their health and wellbeing.

Gheel Autism Services provides supported living services across Dublin
and North Kildare. With this type of support the emphasis is on the
development of skills for independent living, recognising individual
goals and aspirations and enabling people to be active participants in
their local community. The support is provided in line with the
individual needs and choices of the person, based on assessment of
social, personal and healthcare needs. Staff have the opportunity to
work on skill development in context, building capacity for
interdependence in community and social networks. In addition, we
enable adults to develop essential everyday skills such as: money
management, self-care, laundry, general housekeeping and cooking
skills.

The roster consists of **Apply on the website**-hour shifts, you will
work **Apply on the website** sleepovers in 6 weeks as part of a
rolling roster. A full, clean driving licence is required for the
above positions.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUPPORT WORKER POST:

* Fetac Level 5 or equivalent in social care
* Qualification in Health or Social Science

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE FOR SUPPORT WORKERS:

* At least one-year recent experience in the social care/disability
sector.
* Experience working with adults with autism.
* Full, clean driving license.

SALARY SCALE:

* Successful candidates will be paid in line with **Apply on the
website** HSE revised consolidated Care Assistant pay scale point 2;
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website** per annum based on working a **Apply on the website**-hour
week. There is **Apply on the website** days annual leave per annum.

To apply for this position please send your C.V to **Apply on the
website**. Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on the
evidence outlined in their C.V.

The closing date for receipt of all completed applications Thursday,
**Apply on the website**th of January @ 5pm. Late applications will
not be accepted. Please write RESIDENTIAL, BALLYCURRAGHAN in the
subject line of the email.

_Garda vetting is a requirement of the recruitment process._


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Type: Permanent
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Category: Health

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