North West Parents & Friends Association

Job Vacancies

Sligo and Leitrim

Job Title:             Care Assistants

Location:              NWPF Services, Sligo Town & NWPF Services, Carrick On Shannon

Contract:             Permanent 

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. 

Applications should meet the following criteria to be considered for the positions.  

Essential CriteriaDesirable Criteria
  • Currently hold or in the process of completing a FETAC/QQI Level 5 (Major Award) in a relevant Healthcare course.
  • Experience of working with Adults and/or Children with Intellectual Disability /Autism.
  • Experience of working with people with a range of support needs to include behaviours of concern.
  • Must have a strong command of the English language (both verbally and written).
  •  Computer Skills (Proficient in Microsoft Office).
  • Full Clean Driving Licence and willing to drive the company vehicle.
  • Eligible to work in Ireland.
  • Person Centred Planning.
  • Assessment and Management of Risk.
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse training, First Aid/FAR 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.

Applicants for all N.W.P.F positions must supply suitable character 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: Cathy Maye, HR Officer, N.W.P.F Association, R.S.W., Cleveragh Industrial Estate, Sligo or e-mail cathy.maye@nwpf.ie.

 NWPF are an equal opportunities employer.

Charity Number:  CHY 7369

 

Job Title:             Staff Nurse (Preferred RNID qualification)

Location:             RSW Day Services, Cleveragh Industrial Estate, Sligo

Contract:             Permanent – Full Time (Monday to Friday)

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

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 with Intellectual Disability and Autism.

·         Knowledge of New Directions.

·         Computer Skills (Knowledge Microsoft Office).

·         Eligible to work in Ireland.

Applicants for all N.W.P.F positions must supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda Vetting Form.  For further information on the above role, please e-mail nigel.mccarley@nwpf.ie.  

 Interested Applicants should apply with letter of application and CV to: Recruitment, North West Parents and Friends Association, R.S.W., Cleveragh Industrial Estate, Sligo or by e-mail cathy.maye@nwpf.ie .

Closing Date for receipt of applications is Friday, 26th April 2024 at 5pm.

 NWPF are an equal opportunities employer.

Charity Number:  CHY 7369

 

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