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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


                                                                   Care Assistants

Supporting people to do ordinary things in ordinary places

 

Cope Foundation is looking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced Care Assistants to support people with an intellectual disability and/or autism to flourish and lead a life of their choosing.  The successful applicants may be required to work in existing Cope Foundation locations, as part of a team in new community based settings or in a Home Support capacity across Cork city and county.   The positions require a high degree of flexibility and motivation .  The team members will work closely with individuals’ circles of support and their local community in order to develop and progress opportunities for themA commitment to a person centred, citizen based, and social model of support is required. 

Other requirements include:

·       A relevant third level qualification (QQI level 5 award at a minimum in a caring principal ideally).

·       Experience of working with people with intellectual disability and/or autism and challenging behaviour

·       Experience of working in an inter-disciplinary team environment.

·       Initiative, flexibility, and enthusiasm

·       Good communication and interpersonal skills.

·       A track record of thinking creatively, being person centred and adaptable.

·       Computer literate.

·       A full clean driving licence is desirable.

Application forms for the above positions may be obtained from the HR Division by e-mailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie.   Completed application forms must be returned no later than Friday 29th September 2017.  Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application. The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply and will be in line with the grade of the posts.

 

 


Catering Attendant (Part time, Fixed Term)

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of Catering Attendant on a part time fixed term basis in the Quality, Systems & Shared Services Division of Cope Foundation.

 

A relevant QQI qualification in the area of Catering/Hospitality as well as a working knowledge of HACCP is essential.

 

Informal enquiries may be made to Lilian Zinkant, Catering Officer, 021-4643364

 

Application forms for the above positions may be obtained from the HR Division by e-mailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie.   Completed application forms must be returned no later than Friday 6th October 2017.  Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application. The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply and will be in line with the grade of the posts.

 

 

 

 

 

Communications and Fundraising Manager

Cope Foundation is seeking to recruit a Communications and Fundraising Manager to ensure that the communication and fundraising plans for the organisation are created, agreed, implemented and evaluated to meet its fundraising needs. 

The following are essential requirements for the position: 

·        A minimum of three years’ experience within a fundraising team covering a diverse fundraising portfolio or a minimum of five years in a marketing or goal orientated position

·        A relevant third level qualification

·        Outstanding written and oral communication skills, with excellent interpersonal, networking and influencing abilities

·        A full driver’s licence with use of own car and the flexibility to travel and perform occasional evening and weekend work

·        Excellent project management, people management and planning skills

It is desirable that applicants possess the following:

·        Experience of developing and implementing a successful fundraising strategy, with a proven track record of growing income and achieving targets

·        Experience in leading, inspiring and being part of a communications and fundraising team

 

Application forms may be obtained from the HR Division by emailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie.  Completed applications must be returned no later than Friday 6th October 2017.  Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application.  The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply. 


Occupational Therapists x 2:

1 Full Time and 1 Part time (0.9WTE)

Fixed Term Contract

 

Cope Foundation is looking to recruit 1.9 Basic Grade Occupational Therapists to join a well-established and supportive Occupational Therapy Department based in Cork city. Service delivery will involve travel to the client’s location including their home, as well as some clinic work.  The successful candidate will have a full driver’s licence and access to their own vehicle.  Requirements for the post are as follows:

 

·        Good occupational therapy knowledge and skills

·        Experience of working with children or adults with ID / Autism desirable

·        Good communication and interpersonal skills

·        Experience of working with families and the Interdisciplinary team desirable

·        Knowledge and experience of seating and positioning desirable

·        A Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent professional qualification is essential. Candidates must be registered with CORU at time of application.

 

Informal enquiries may be made to Mary Sharkey, Occupational Therapy Manager on 021 4643287 or sharkeym@cope-foundation.ie

Application forms may be obtained from the HR Division by emailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie.  Completed application forms must be returned no later than Friday 6th October 2017.  Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application.  A panel may be formed for a period of 12 months to fill any future Fixed Term Basic Grade Occupational Therapy positions