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The Company

Trinity Support & Care Services Ltd. provides community residential services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and autism. The company’s service is tailored to the individual needs of each person we support, in accordance with our core values of dignity and respect. Our strengths-based approach prioritizes community involvement and integration, enabling a more enriched and independent life for those we support. At Trinity, we believe that every individual, irrespective of their needs, should be empowered to achieve their fullest potential. We actively encourage and support community participation.

Our mission is to provide quality services which enables each person to

“Live life to their fullest potential”

Job Title

Social Care Worker – Cookstown, Co.Tyrone

Core duties (but not limited to):

  • Provide holistic supports with day to day living, for individuals with a learning disability, autism or associated mental health needs.
  • Provide person-centred and empowering provisions of support, as per individual needs assessment.
  • Assistance with all aspects of personal care.
  • Ensure the Human Rights of each service user is exercised with the upmost degree of integrity and respect
  • Ensure a safe environment is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure each service user is encouraged to live in accordance with their own wishes and preferences, and their individuality promoted as far as possible; through new opportunities, promotion of skills and innate abilities.
  • Ensure that each service user is being afforded with the correct information to allow for informed decision making on their part at all levels.
  • Ensure each service user is supported in the least restrictive of ways and positive risk taking is a given element to their decision making abilities;
  • Support must also be in accordance with a low arousal and non-aversive manner
  • Personal outcomes are achieved in keeping with each service user, with clear goals, steps for achieving such and timeframes.
  • Ensure that supports are prioritised and key commitments kept accordingly
  • To work in line with evidence based practices
  • To ensure that each person is supported to live life to their fullest potential, and remain (or become) socially valued members of their communities.
  • Ensure that you work in a positive manner and professionally contribute to your staff team and wider organisation
  • Maintain a high level of hygiene and cleanliness of the residential setting at all times, and ensure that all procedures relating to safe food practices and infection control are carried out and documented.
  • Maintain folders, written reports, risk assessments and complete daily paperwork
  • Follow medication administration procedures, ensuring medication is administered using the 10 rights of medication administration. Ensure documentation procedures are followed correctly and all actions are exercised in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all other practices are in place to Safeguard service user’s medications and monies are exercised accordingly, as per policy.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, regulations (in particular RQIA Framework), Employee Handbook, and working practices of the organisation.
  • Participate in meetings and service user reviews; and feed back information to management and the wider MDT when appropriate to do so.

Essential Criteria

  • A relevant third level qualification or equivalent in social care or a related discipline.
  • Prior experience in a similar role i.e. Day Services/Domiciliary /Residential care/learning disability/autism.
  • Have experience of supporting individuals whose behaviour or communication which can be deemed as challenging.
  • Experience with computers and Microsoft packages, i.e. word, excel, SharePoint.
  • A full driving license, permitting use in Ireland

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of Key Working and experience in similar roles.
  • Experience in supporting people with learning Disabilities/Autism or Associated Mental Health issues.
  • Experience in supporting adults with complex needs (behaviours which may be deemed as challenging) in community settings.
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing Minimum Standards (RQIA).

Salary & Remuneration

£31,050

Additional Benefits:

Further Education support
Competitive salaries
Employee Assistance Programme
Access to Pension scheme
Additional Birthday leave day
Career progression
Flexibility to support a better work/life balance
Recognition gestures of goodwill throughout the year for staff

Coming Soon:
Death in Service benefit

*Offers are subject to satisfactory employment checks to include:

  • AccessNI enhanced check
  • 2 x References

*Trinity Support and Care Services is an equal opportunities employer*

To apply for this position please send your CV to hr@trinityscs.ie

To apply for this job please visit trinityscs.ie.

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