Programme Assistant (ID services)

  • Permanent
  • Kerry
  • Reference Code: 04297

AA Euro Healthcare

AA Euro Healthcare are seeking applications from highly motivated individuals to join our client`s team for the following position of Programme Assistant.

The suitable candidate will be joining a well established and leading Intellectual Disability residential service located outside Dingle town, Co. Kerry.
•   Work in conjunction with individual plans and aims for each individual in the programme.
•   Assist people with support needs in their work where necessary and supervising their tasks once they can work independently.
•   Engage with inspections and audits carried out by the organisation, HIQA/HSE.
•   Notify Management group or their point of contact of any behaviour that causes concern.
•   Coordinating and attend meetings.
•   Ensure that all equipment in the programme is safe, clean and in good working order
•   Carrying out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Line Manager.
•   Assist in the implementation of any organisation projects.
•   Build and maintained relationships of trust and confidence with the adults with support needs, co-workers, employees, and volunteers.

•   QQI Level 5 Major Award in Community/Healthcare (with 8 completed modules)
•   At least 1 years` experience in working with adults with an intellectual disability/ autism
•   Experience of running programmes for adults with an intellectual disability/autism
•   An understanding of the New Directions (HSE) model of day support services – willingness to work in promoting this model within the role.
•   Ability to contribute towards the support, coaching, managing, and motivating and developing a mixed workforce of volunteers and employees.
•   Willing to undergo Garda Vetting

Attractive Salary + Benefits

Please note all posts are subject to Garda Vetting relevant Police check for any country of residence of over 6 months from age of 18 and reference checking

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Elaine Casey
Elaine Casey