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There are three forms for completion needed to apply for any vacancy with Cope Foundation. You can download each form as a PDF.

Click here for Application Form – please specify which position you are applying for on this form.
Click here for Vetting Form
Click here for Safeguard for Employment

All three forms should be returned, before the closing date for applications, to:
H.R. Division, Cope Foundation, Bonnington, Montenotte, Cork

Or you can ask for a form by sending an e-mail to:
recruit@cope-foundation.ie
or by telephoning
00353 21 4507131.

Recruitment and Jobs


                       

 

We are looking to fill the following positions:

 

Social Care Leader

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of Social Care Leader. The successful candidate will be required to work as a Person in Charge in a progressive and dynamic environment supporting people with an intellectual disability and/or autism. They will have responsibility for leading a team within a residential setting. He/She will be required to demonstrate ability and expertise in the following areas:

· Ability and expertise in the delivery of services to persons with an intellectual disability and/or autism

· Positive leadership and strong communication skills with the ability to work in an inter-disciplinary team environment

· Collaborate with Parents, Families and Stakeholders

· Adaptable and flexible in approach to the working environment

Applicants must possess the following:

· Relevant third level qualification

· An appropriate qualification in health or social care management as well as a commitment to undertake further training is essential.

· A minimum of 5 years’ experience of working with people with intellectual disability and/or autism

· A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management or supervisory role in the area of health or social care

· A comprehensive knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Very good organisational and time management skills

· Computer literate

A full driving licence and access to own transport is desirable.

Informal enquiries may be made to Anna Broderick, Head of Homes & Community 1 on 021-4643100 extension 3282.

 

Clerical Officer III – Fulltime Fixed Term (12 months)

We are looking to recruit a full time Clerical Officer III on a 12 month fixed term basis. The successful applicant will fulfill clerical and administrative duties with a wide and varied workload. The role will provide support to the Head of the Children & Families Division in the operation of bus routes and associated tasks.

Essential requirements:

· Strong Word and Excel skills

· Excellent organisational skills

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Application forms may be obtained from the HR Division by e-mailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie. Completed application forms must be returned no later than Friday 28th July 2017. The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply. Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application. Visit our website at www.cope-foundation.ie

 

An Cuan is a regional support service for people with mild/moderate intellectual disability that present with behaviours that challenge. This service assists individuals and their circle of support to enhance their quality of life through the implementation of an effective person centred plan, positive behaviour support plan, and through the provision of interdisciplinary recommendations. As part of this process, we provide training and education on a variety of related topics to staff and families in order to ensure that the person is supported as effectively as possible. We wish to ensure that wherever possible, that the person remain within their own communities supported in the most effective manner possible.

An Cuan consists of both a Regional Outreach Support Service (ACROSS), where the majority of our work takes place and a Short Term Residential Service (SRS), where temporary intensive supports are provided to an individual before they return to their own community.

We are looking to fill the following position: Team Leader (Social Care Leader)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of Team Leader. The successful candidate will have responsibility for leading the Outreach and Residential Teams in the provision of support, intervention, advice and training to staff working with people with behaviours that challenge within the Residential support unit, in their own service or in the community.

Applicants must possess the following:

· A Relevant third Level Qualification

· A minimum of 5 years’ experience of working with people with intellectual disability with behaviours that challenge

· A minimum of 2 years’ experience of managing/supervising others in a Social/Health Care Setting

· Comprehensive understanding of the HIQA residential standards for persons with disabilities

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Initiative, flexibility and enthusiasm

· Computer literate

A full driving licence and own transport is essential. A relevant qualification in Behaviour Therapy/Applied Behaviour Analysis/Positive Behavioural Support/Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is desirable.

Informal enquiries may be made to Joe McDonald, Regional Coordinator, An Cuan, 021-4643100 extension 3607. Application forms may be obtained from the HR Division by e-mailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie. Completed application forms must be returned no later than Friday 21st of July 2017. The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply. Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application. Visit our website at www.cope-foundation.ie