Current Social Care Vacancies

Residential Support Worker (Full-time 39 hours) – Day shift

Hours of Work – As a Residential Support Worker (Full-time RSW) your working hours will be 39 hours per week worked on 5 days over 7 days, on a rolling roster. However, given the current Covid situation, the shift will be based on a 12-hour day for a temporary period.

Residential Support Worker (Relief) – Day and/or Night shifts

As a Residential Support Worker (Relief RSW) your working hours will be based on the roster requirements and your own availability, which we expect you will have on a regular basis.

RSW Fulltime and Relief Job descriptions

Essential Requirements

  • Minimum of QQ1 Level 5 in relevant field

Desirable Requirements

  • QQI Level 7 Degree in Social Care or a degree in a related discipline is desirable
  •  Ideally a minimum of 6 months experience in a residential care setting
  • Experience providing Individuals with positive behaviour supports
  • Experience of implementing positive behaviour support programmes
  • Ability to demonstrate the skills required to work with Individuals who have combined vision and hearing loss.

Current Outreach Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to work as part of their Outreach service. In this Personal Assistant role, you would be supporting a Client who is deafblind (with some residual vision) with many aspects of daily independent living, both within and outside of their own home. The position is based in South Dublin  for 12 hours per week. (Days/hours are negotiable, however an element of flexibility is required). Please see the attached job description for full details and application requirements  Personal Assistant Job Description_Oct 2020

How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter via email to recruitment@annesullivancentre.ie

General Enquiries can be made to Louise Smyth – HR on 01 2898339/086 8313965

The Anne Sullivan Centre is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

Why work at the Anne Sullivan Centre?

We are a specialized and unique service that supports people who are deafblind:

  • 1:1 Staffing allows for highly individualised person-centred support.
  • Residential, day and community based services.
  • Full time, part time, waking night and relief contracts available.
  • Diverse staff, roles and experience.
  • Full multidisciplinary team.

We follow the dreams of those we support:

In the past year the people we support have:

  • Had the courage to take their first flight alone.
  • Participated in the Women’s Mini Marathon
  • Holidayed abroad in Wales, Edinburgh and London
  • Taken a helicopter ride over Dublin.
  • Started their own garden.

We invest in our staff’s ongoing professional development.

This year we have provided staff with training in:

  • Irish Sign Language
  • Alternative and Augmented Communication systems
  • Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)
  • Safe Administration of medication
  • Assisted Decision Making
  • Keyworking skills
  • Working with families.

With the support of our external CPD programme staff have achieved:

  • An MSc. in Communication and Deafblindness through the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
  • Practice Certificates in Multi-Element Behavior Support through the Callan Institute.
  • Level 7 Qualification in Multisensory Impairment through the University of Birmingham
  • CPD Certificates including Relational Trauma; Understanding Self Harm and Augmented Communication among others.

Other benefits include:

  • HIQA registered
  • A generous pension  company double staff contribution.
  • Paid training days.
  • 20 days certified sick pay
  • Person and family friendly organisation.
  • A culture of openness and collaboration