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Home Support Worker

by:  Rehab Group

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A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work, Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality

Do you Care?

Are you looking for a career opportunity in Care, one that will support your personal and professional development, are you looking for experience in a care setting or are you looking for an opportunity to provide meaningful engagement with people in the community? Do you want to belong to a dynamic and supportive team? RehabCare is the health and social care division of the Rehab Group and Carelink is our specialised and bespoke Home Care support service. We provide individualised and tailored support to the older person, to adults, young people and children with disabilities, in their own home and in their own community.

As a much valued Home support worker, you will enable people to maintain their independence as far as possible; you will promote the development of independent living skills, whilst supporting their safety and well-being. You will join a diverse and highly motivated team. As an organisation that employs over 3,000 staff nationwide, you will have the support of a training department to facilitate skill development and internal career opportunities.


Home Support Worker

Rehab Care- South Dublin & North Wicklow 

Permanent minimum, 15 hours’ weekly


Job Purpose

Our CareLink services exist to provide a flexible Home Care support service to the older person and to adults, young people and children with disabilities. Our aim is to support and enable our clients to live with respect and dignity within their own home and community 


Minimum Education & Skills required

  • A relevant Fetac Healthcare qualification or equivalent is desirable
  • Full clean driving licence is essential.
  • Experience of working with the older person and/or with people with disabilities.
  • Experience in the provision of home care services.
  • Experience of supporting and maintaining a safe and healthy environment, ensuring good practice at all times


 Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting clients in all the essential Activities of Daily Living
  • Enabling people to independently care for themselves as much as possible.
  • Assistance with dressing, personal hygiene, shopping and meal preparation
  • To ensure appropriate and timely reporting in any changes to an individual’s health and wellbeing, following the agreed protocol and Code of conduct 
  • To demonstrate good work practices, acquiring and applying practical skills in the delivery of care, responding to individual needs and choices
  • An awareness of good Infection, Protection and Control procedures and practice


Additional requirements

  • Full clean driving licence is essential.
  • QQI level 5 training is provided
  • To maintain at all times observing confidentiality and boundary management whilst respecting the privacy of the client 


Staff Benefits

  • A competitive salary, with associated premiums
  • Flexible working hours
  • Comprehensive induction and training programme
  • Paid sick leave
  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid paternity leave
  • 27 days annual leave (pro rata)
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Taxsaver travel scheme
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Assistance Scheme


To view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page.

Closing date: 20/2/2021

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

List of restrictions that apply to this job offer:

You must have a driving license and access to your own vehicle

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