Support Worker – Kilkenny

29th Jul 2019

Summary of the role/company background

Resilience Care has a number of full-time permanent positions available within our residential centre in Tullaroan, Co. Kilkenny.

Resilience Care provide residential programs and supports to children with disabilities (intellectual, physical and sensory), and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder, supporting those who may present with behaviours that challenge. We provide manager support and ongoing training to all of our employees. We have current opportunities on a full time basis.


Purpose of the Role:

We are seeking to recruit experienced Support Workers qualified to provide a professional, high quality and safe service to individuals with additional needs. Our staff work as part of a team and in consultation with each service user to ensure that the totality of the client’s needs are met in a person-centred way.


  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Paid holiday entitlements
  • Full induction, training and ongoing development
  • Service Manager & Team Leader support
  • Paid ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme

Essential Qualifications/Experience

  • Previous experience working with adults with physical, sensory and intellectual disability.
  • Experience working with service users with Autism and Epilepsy.
  • FETAC level 5/Social Care qualification or equivalent.
  • Must have completed or be willing to complete a Patient Manual Handling course.
  • Must have completed or be willing to complete a Child Protection course.
  • Must have eligibility to work in Ireland.
  • Be flexible, team orientated with a strong sense of empathy.
  • A Full Drivers Licence is favourable but not essential

Reporting Relationship:

Reports directly to the Service Manager or designate. 

Roles and Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for the delivery of client care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of care plans.
  • Ensure that practices within the service comply with Resilience Care’s policies and procedures to maintain high standards of practice
  • Adhere to evidence based practice. Maintain and develop own professional competence
  • Participate in Quality Assurance initiatives, if applicable
  • Liaise with Multi-Disciplinary Teams (‘MDTs’) when required
  • Provide support to colleagues working within the team setting.
  • Act as a mentor for new staff and foster a positive learning environment
  • Attend all mandatory training and updates in practice.
  • Ensure confidentiality in all aspects of care.
  • Must be aware of and implement safe working practices in all work areas
  • Report potential hazards, incidents and concerns in a professional and timely manner
  • Ensure compliance with legal requirements and best practice in the provision of a safe work place for all
  • Participate in the development and review of risk assessments and report concerns
  • Adhere to relevant policies and procedures.


Resilience Care Values

  • Integrity

Knowing and doing what is right, always

  • Community

Unlocking the power of the collective

  • Precision

Exacting in our standards

  • Pioneering

Uncompromising in our ambition to lead the market into the future of healthcare.


To apply, please contact Lorraine Mahon Or Margaret Friel by:

Calling 0656722875 for further information.

or complete the form below


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