Jobs Guide 13/06/19

St. Catherine’s // Social Care Works and Care Assistants

Full-time (39 hrs per week)
Relief (Various hours)

Job Role (non-exhaustive):

  • Provide a high quality of life and supportive atmosphere for individuals in our care.
  • Promote involvement and participation in all activities.
  • Implement programmes designed to assist in learning new skills.
  • Assist individuals to carry out tasks & activities and offer support as necessary.
  • Develop close contacts locally and encourage community integration.
  • Administer medication and address basic health care and personal needs.
  • Ensure written records are completed and up to date.
  • Reports to: Children’s Services Manager


  • Social Care Worker: Graduate or studying towards QQI Level 7 BA in Applied Social Studies,  Social Care or equivalent.
  • Care Assistant: Minimum QQI Level 5 in Social Studies, Social Care or equivalent.
  • An interest in working with individuals that have Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
  • Experience in Report Writing.
  • Person-centred approach
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Flexibility and reliability for shift work (e.g. sleepovers / night duty, weekends, holidays, etc.)
  • Knowledge of HIQA regulations for persons with disabilities in residential and respite services.
  • Full driving license and willing to drive company vehicles.


  • Experience supporting individuals with behaviours that challenge.

Please send your CV to or call Debbie Carr on 01-2819485 (Ext. 206) for details.

Closing Date: 5pm July 1st 2019


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