Horticulture Support Worker

Euro Executive Recruitment
Employment Type
€27,790 - €38,262 per annum
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AA Euro Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Horticulture Support Worker for one of our well established intellectual disability clients based in Cork. 

The horticulture Support Worker will work as part of the social and therapeutic horticulture (STH) team whose function is to provide a person-centred STH service that meets the physical, cognitive, social and psychological needs of individuals both living in and attending this innovative scheme for adults with autism in the Cork Area.

Requirements of the role are as follows:

  • Experience in gardening/ Horticulture arena
  • Experience working with people within a care environment.
  • Full valid driver’s license on application and access to own vehicle on appointment.

Responsibilities for the role to include:

  • To ensure that all work within the scheme is participant focussed and upholds the principles of respect, privacy, dignity, fulfilment, independence and choice. 
  • To work with small groups of service-users and also on a one-to-one basis, delivering individually-tailored (STH) programmes 
  • To personally contribute towards a happy and therapeutic environment and to the workings of a caring team. 
  • To promote health and wellbeing, and provide outdoor activity and physical exercise in a supportive atmosphere. 
  • To maintain daily records, including job sheets, time sheets and individual portfolios of evidence of work. 
  • To work together with service-users to expand their existing skillset so that they may use these within the wider community. To educate service-users on safe use of tools and materials 
  • To assist service-users to record activities and achievements by writing simple summaries or drawing pictures. 
  • To closely observe service-users to monitor their progress. 
  • To work in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team.

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We look forward to hearing from you !