Care Assistant, Cope Foundation, Cork

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

Cope Foundation, Cork

Care Assistant, Cope Foundation, Cork

Care Assistants – Full Time

Cork City & County

Cope Foundation is looking to recruit Care Assistants to support people with an intellectual disability and/or autism to flourish and lead a life of their choosing. The successful applicants may be required to work in existing Cope Foundation residential or day service/hub locations, as part of a team or in new community-based settings.

The positions require a high degree of flexibility and motivation.

The team members will work closely with individuals’ circles of support and their local community in order to develop and progress opportunities for them. A commitment to a person centred, citizen based, and social model of support is required.

Other requirements include:

  • A relevant qualification (minimum QQI level 5 major award, to be in a caring principal ideally) is desirable.
  • Experience of supporting people with intellectual disability and/or autism
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Initiative, flexibility, and enthusiasm
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A track record of thinking creatively, being person centred and adaptable.
  • Computer literate.
  • A full clean driving license is desirable.

Completed applications must be returned no later than Friday 13th January 2023. Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application. The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply.

Visit our website at www.cope-foundation.ie

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