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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.


We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Staff Nurse – Early Intervention

Fixed Term

 

The successful applicant will work as part of the Early Intervention (EI) Team in the Children & Families Division of Cope Foundation.  It provides a family- centred service for children with an intellectual disability and additional needs.  E.I. services work closely with families in their communities in a collaborative and inter-disciplinary manner. 

 

The successful applicant will:

·        Be on the live register of NMBI

·        Have a full driver’s licence and access to their own car

·        Have a knowledge of HSE & Tusla standards and regulations

·        Be adaptable and flexible in their approach to the working environment

·        Be able to work as part of an inter-disciplinary team

·        Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·        Have a track record of thinking creatively and being person centred

·        Have very good organisational skills

·        Have good computer skills

 

Application forms may be obtained from the HR Division or by emailing recruit@cope-foundation.ieCompleted application forms must be returned no later than Friday 29th March 2019.  Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application.  The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply

 

Visit our website at www.cope-foundation.ie

 


Clerical Officer, Grade III

 

We are looking to recruit Clerical Officers, Grade III for the below vacancies:

 

Clerical Officer (Grade III) - Fulltime Fixed Term in the ASD Team

Clerical Officer (Grade III) - Part time (0.5 WTE) Fixed Term in the SLT Team

 

1.       Professional Qualifications, Experience etc.

a)    Eligible applicants will be those who on the closing date for the competition:-

1.       Have obtained at least Grade D (or pass) in Higher or Ordinary level in five subjects from the approved list of subjects in the Department of Education Leaving Certificate Examination or Leaving Certificate Vocational Program or Leaving Certificate Applied.  OR

2.       Passed an examination of at least equivalent standard.  OR

3.       Possess satisfactory relevant experience which encompasses demonstrable equivalent skills

b)    Demonstrate the ability to plan and organise own workload in an effective and methodical manner within strict deadlines

c)    Demonstrate the commitment to providing a quality service

d)    Demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team

e)    Demonstrate a commitment to providing a high level of customer service

f)     Demonstrate excellent computer skills particularly Microsoft Office

g)    Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills

h)   Demonstrate strong numeracy skills, including the ability to analyse data

i)     Demonstrate the ability to work in line with relevant policies and procedures

 

Application forms may be obtained by emailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie.  Completed application forms must be returned no later than Friday 22nd March 2019.  Please specify the position you are applying for.  Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application.  The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply.

 

Visit our website at www.cope-foundation.ie

 

 

 

CARE ASSISTANTS

 

The Learning and Living Division of Cope Foundation is recruiting Care Assistants on a full and part time basis to work with people across multiple locations in Cork city and county.  The positions will support people in living their lives with a focus on three main pillars; Personal Development, Active Participation and Citizenship. The ethos that underpins the supports we provide is one which enables an individual to choose to learn, participate and be an active citizen with a socially valued role. These pillars were established with the intention to encourage a person to meaningfully engage and develop their independence. They also aim to enable an individual to commit to being active in their own decisions and to reach their full potential in living the life of their choosing.

   

The following are the qualities and qualifications required: 

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

·        Experience working with people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism

·        Person centred in their approach; really listen to what people we support communicate.

·        Community based support experience

·        Familiarity with relevant policies on day services

·        Knowledge around providing personal care

·        Good communication and people skills

·        Initiative, flexibility, enthusiasm

·        Good organisational skills

·        Confidentiality and a focus on dignity when providing care

·        Excellent team working skills

A Full Clean Driver’s licence is desirable.

 

Informal enquiries for these positions may be made to Derval McDonagh, Head of Learning & Living Division on 086-3345518.

 

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 22nd March 2019Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application.  The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply. 

Visit our website at www.cope-foundation.ie