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We have an exciting opportunity for a Personal Care Assistant/ Driver based at our Enable Ireland Adult Service in Sandyford.

Contract Status: This is a permanent contract, 37 hours per week.

The Role:
The role of Personal Care Assistant/ Driver will be to provide daily transport for service users to their service and to other activities throughout the day. This role is also to facilitate the person with a disability in all aspects of daily living including assisting personal care needs, mobility, accessing the Enable Ireland day services or other services in their community, and support with therapy programmes.  The role of the PA is tailored to the requirements of each individual service user and as such will vary from person to person.

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities
• To observe and respect the confidentiality of the service users and to safeguard the privacy, dignity and values of the service user.
• To always preserve the professional nature of the relationship with service users.
• To promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of the service user at all times.
• To undertake only such duties delegated and/or allocated to you by the designated coordinator or supervisor.

The successful candidate will have:
Essential Criteria:

     FETAC Level 5 Certificate in Social Care or relevant heath related area.
     Experience working with people with disabilities.
     Experience providing personal care to adults.
     B driving License with commitment to obtain D1 licence.

Desirable Criteria:

     Experience working with adults in social/leisure setting.
     Experience of working in community/non-centred based setting.
     Experience in clamping wheelchairs.
     D1 Driving License with driving experience
     Holder of CPC Driver Card

Closing date for applications 12 noon Thursday 27th August 2020.
Interview date: Friday 4th September 2020

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