Direct Support Workers – Baldoyle Dublin

St Michael's House
Employment Type
€27,935 - €36,315 per annum
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St. Michael’s House are recruiting Direct Support Workers to support our Adult Autism Day Service in Baldoyle.

These are exciting positions and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a skilled and responsive staff team to deliver a high quality day service for individuals with Autism and an Intellectual Disability. We are looking for Direct Support Workers with a strong person centred vision and a particular interest in the development of Educational, Vocational and Recreational supports in a community based setting using evidence based best practice in Autism.

The ideal Direct Support Worker must possess:

A minimum of one of the following Qualifications:

  • Intellectual Disability Practice (5M1761)
  • Community Health Services (5M4468)
  • Health Service Skills (5M3782)
  • Healthcare Support (5M4339)
  • Community Care (5M2786)
  • Nursing Studies (5M4349)

Plus Experience Required

  • At least 1 year previous experience of supporting individuals with Intellectual disability
  • Experience of Working with people with Autism
  • Experience of promoting community inclusion and active participation.
  • Experience providing individuals with positive behaviour supports
  • Experience working with families, clinicians and other networks of support
  • Possess excellent communication skills

Salary Scale: Successful candidate for the Direct Support Worker position will be paid in line with revised October 2021 HSE consolidated Care Assistant (ID) pay scale point 1; €27,935 – point 15; €40,393 per annum which is based on working a 39 hour week. week. Should you have no prior public sector experience you will be placed on point 1 of the pay-scale above.

Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Please note that a twelve month panel will be formed from this competition from which future vacancies may be filled.

Closing Date: 22nd June 2022

St. Michael’s House is an equal opportunities employer.