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    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.

     Require:

     Job Title:             Care Assistant (2 positions)

    Location:             R.S.W. Day Services, Cleveragh Industrial Estate, Sligo.

    Contract:             Permanent (34.5 hours per week)

     The positions available will require successful candidates to work with Adults with varying degrees of Intellectual Disability/Autism in Day Services. Hours of work will vary.

    Essential Criteria

    • ·   Health Care – FETAC Level 5 Qualification / Social Studies FETAC Level 5 Qualification.
    • ·   Experience of working with Adults and/or Children with Intellectual Disability.
    • ·   Full Clean Drivers licence.

     ·   Full Clean D1 Driving Licence and Certification in CPC Training. (for 1 position)

     Desirable Criteria

    • ·         Person Centred Planning.
    • ·         Assessment and Management of Risk.
    • ·         Knowledge of New Directions.
    • ·         Safeguarding of Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse training, First Aid training, Moving and Handling training, Food Hygiene training, Children First training, Medication Management training.
    • ·         Computer Skills.
    • ·         Knowledge of Health & Safety standards.

     

    Job Title:             Care Assistants

    Location:             Sligo

    Contract:             Locum & Specific Purpose Contract

     

    To work with Adults with varying degrees of Intellectual Disability/Autism in Day/Residential 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

    • ·         Health Care – FETAC Level 5 Qualification / Social Studies FETAC Level 5 Qualification.
    • ·         Experience of working with Adults and/or Children with Intellectual Disability.
    • ·         Full Clean Drivers licence.

     Desirable Criteria

    • ·         Person Centred Planning.
    • ·         Assessment and Management of Risk.
    • ·         Knowledge of HIQA regulations and New Directions.
    • ·         Safeguarding of Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse training, First Aid training, Moving and Handling training, Food Hygiene training, Children First training, Medication Management training.
    • ·         Knowledge/experience of Menu Planning and household budgeting.
    • ·         Computer Skills.

     

    Applicants for all positions 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, 18th January 2019.

     

    NWPF are an equal opportunities employer.

     

    Charity Number:  CHY 7369