Support Worker

Excel Recruitment
Employment Type
€27,040 per annum
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Excel Healthcare now has some excellent opportunities available for experienced & talented Support Workers in various locations in Tipperary. You will support individuals in a residential setting with all activities of daily living & enable them to live independent lives in line with HIQA national standards.

Responsibilities as a Support Worker:

  • Empower Service Users to live independent lives within their residential homes & community.
  • To ensure personal & intimate care is provided & ensure privacy & dignity are respected at all times.
  • Provide the necessary physical assistance with Patient Manual & Handling training.
  • Administer medication in line with the medication process.
  • Transport service users to facilitate access to all daily living activities.
  • Participate in household duties & support the development & delivery of individual support files.
  • Responsible to record & reporting on daily documentation.
  • Designated Health and Safety Officer.
  • Immediately report all safeguarding allegations or concerns in line with policy & legislation.
  • As per policy record & report all incidents.
  • Maintain professional communication & relationships with the team, service user’s family & customers.
  • To be aware of safe working conditions & implement safe work practices & immediately report potential hazards, incidents & concerns.
  • Follow tasks assigned on the daily planner.
  • Positively & actively engage in team meetings, supervisions, training & team events.
  • Responsible for safekeeping & recording of service user & house monies & spending.
  • Assigned as Key Worker to take the lead as Service User advocate, arrange appointments, liaise with family & develop & implement goals & complete & maintain documentation in individual support file.

Requirements as a Support Worker:

  • QQI relevant qualification
  • Overage 18
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Excellent command of spoken & written English
  • Knowledge of HIQA standards
  • Work or student experience in social care or relevant sector

Benefits as a Support Worker:

  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Paid Training Days
  • Invaluable experience in their field
  • Opportunity for additional training
  • Competitive pay rates that are regularly reviewed
  • Holiday pay and higher rates for weekends and bank holidays

If you feel this job may suit you or someone you know, apply now or call Katie on for a confidential chat.