Contact Us

R.S.W., Cleveragh
Industrial Estate, Sligo
Tel: +353 71 914 3358
Fax: +353 71 914 0340
Email: info@nwpf.ie

News & Events

  • Testimonials

    • James and Kathleen McTague
      Our daughter Noreen attends St. Ciarans’s and is a resident of the Group Home there. Its nice to visit her and to see he...
  • Job Vacancies

     

    NORTH WEST PARENTS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION

    SLIGO.

    North West Parents and Friends Association is a Voluntary Organisation providing person centred services for children and adults with special needs and their families.

     

    We are currently inviting applications for the below positions.

    Job Title:             Care Assistants

    Location:             Carrick On Shannon, Co. Leitrim

    Contract:             Locum

     

    To work with Adults and Children with varying degrees of Intellectual Disability/Autism in Day/Residential/Respite Services.  Successful candidates will be expected to work hours which may include day time hours, evenings, night duty and/or sleepover duty to include weekends.  Hours of work will vary.

    Essential Criteria Desirable Criteria
    • FETAC/ QQI Level 5 (Major Award) in a relevant Healthcare course.
    • Experience of working with Adults and/or Children with Intellectual Disability and Autism.
    • Experience of working with people with a range of support needs to include behaviours of concern.
    • Full Clean Driving Licence and willing to drive the company vehicle.
      • Person Centred Planning.
      • Assessment and Management of Risk.
      • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse training, First Aid training, Moving and Handling training, Food Hygiene training, Children First training.
      • Knowledge/experience of Menu Planning and household budgeting.
        • Knowledge of HIQA regulations & New Directions.
        • Ability to work using own initiative.
        • Computer Skills.

      Job Title:             Staff Nurses (Preferred RNID qualification)

      Location:             Carrick On Shannon, Co. Leitrim

      Contract:             Locum

       

      To work with Adults and Children with varying degrees of Intellectual Disability/Autism in Day/Residential/Respite Services.  Successful candidates will be expected to work hours which may include day time hours, evenings, night duty and/or sleepover duty to include weekends.  Hours of work will vary.

      Essential Criteria
      • Current Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.
      • Full Clean Driving Licence and willing to drive the company vehicle.
      • Experience of working with Adults/Children with Intellectual Disability and Autism.
      • Knowledge of HIQA regulations & New Directions.
      • Computer Skills (Proficient in Microsoft Office).

       

      Applicants for the position must supply suitable references and be prepared to complete a Garda Vetting Form.   For more information on our Services please visit www.nwpf.ie.

      Interested Applicants should apply with letter of application and CV to:

      Ms. Cathy Maye, HR Officer, N.W.P.F Association, R.S.W., Cleveragh Industrial Estate, Sligo or         e-mail cathymayersw@gmail.com.

      Closing Date for receipt of applications, Friday, 1st January 2021.

      NWPF are an equal opportunities employer.

      also,

      we are currently inviting applications for the below position.

      Job Title:             Care Assistant

      Location:             Holy Family Special Pre-School, Ballytivnan, Sligo.

      Contract:             Permanent (27.5 hours per week)

       

      Essential Criteria Desirable Criteria
      • Minimum FETAC/QQI Level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care and Education / Equivalent Minimum Qualification.
      • Experience of working with Children with Intellectual Disability and Autism.
      • Children First training.
      • First Aid training.
      • Moving and Handling training.
        • Computer Skills.
        • Knowledge of Pre-School Inspections.

      Applicants for the position must supply suitable references and be prepared to complete a Garda Vetting Form.   For more information on our Services please visit www.nwpf.ie.

      Interested Applicants should apply with letter of application and CV to:

      Ms. Cathy Maye, HR Officer, N.W.P.F Association, R.S.W., Cleveragh Industrial Estate, Sligo or         e-mail cathymayersw@gmail.com.

      Closing Date for receipt of applications, Friday, 8th January 2021.

      NWPF are an equal opportunities employer.

      Charity Number:  CHY 7369