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    NORTH WEST PARENTS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION

    SLIGO & LEITRIM.

    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 Assistant

    Location:                             Holy Family Pre-School, Ballytivnan, Sligo

    Contract:                             Fixed Term Contract (30 hours per week)

    To work with Children with complex medical needs and autism in the Holy Family Pre-School. Hours of work may vary.  Applications should meet the following criteria to be considered for the position.

    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.
    • Eligible to work in Ireland.
    • Children First training.
    • First Aid training.
    • Moving and Handling training.
    • Computer Skills.
    • Knowledge of Pre-School Inspections.

     

    Job Title:             Care Assistants

    Location:             St. Ciaran’s Services (NWPF), Carrick On Shannon & NWPF Services, Sligo Town

    Contract:             Permanent & 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.  Applications should meet the following criteria to be considered for the positions.

     

    Essential Criteria Desirable 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).
    • 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.
    • Computer Skills (Proficient in Microsoft Office).

     

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

    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).
    • Eligible to work in Ireland.

     

    Staff Benefits

    • Company Pension Scheme.
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Maternity Leave Benefit.
    • Paternity Leave Benefit.
    • Sick Leave Benefit (based on length of service).
    • All mandatory training provided.
    • Salary Protection.

     

    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