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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:

 

Care Assistant

An Tuath Nua, Montenotte, Cork City (with daily travel from and to Millstreet, Co. Cork)

 

Based in An Tuath Nua, a day service for young adults with an intellectual disability and autism, the position will support people from the Millstreet area to attend An Tuath Nua.  This will involve driving people we support to and from An Tuath Nua in Montenotte, Cork.  The working day for this position will start and finish in Millstreet, Co. Cork.  The successful person will also provide support as part of the team in An Tuath Nua. 

 

A high degree of flexibility and motivation is required in order to meet and be responsive to the complex and changing needs of the people Cope Foundation supports.

 

Applicants should possess the following:

·        A relevant QQI Major award level 5 qualification or equivalent

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

·        Initiative, flexibility, and enthusiasm

·        Experience of supporting people with behaviours of concern

·        Very good communication, interpersonal & team working skills

·        A full clean driving licence held for a minimum of 2 years.

 

Informal enquiries for these positions may be made to Anna Froggatt, Manager, An Tuath Nua on 086-7811981 or 021-4643264.

 

Application forms may be obtained from the HR Division by emailing recruit@cope-foundation.ieCompleted application forms must be returned by Tuesday 20th November 2018. Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application.  The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply


Speech & Language Therapy Manager

1 Year Fixed Term

 

We are looking for a Speech & Language Therapy Manager to lead a department of speech and language therapists working throughout the service areas of Cope Foundation.

The person we require should be seeking to challenge themselves professionally and the person appointed will have the opportunity to implement innovative approaches to service delivery.   This person will have responsibility for the continued development and delivery of speech & language therapy services in this challenging but rewarding environment.

Responsibilities will include service planning, recruitment and development of staff, and the development of person centred therapeutic approaches. 

 

The requirements for the positions are as follows:

Ø  Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Senior Speech & Language Therapist specifically supporting people with an intellectual disability and/or autism.

Ø  A proven self-starter.

Ø  A track record in developing innovative approaches to the delivery of speech & language therapy services.

Ø  Very good management and organisational skills.

Ø  Be a very good communicator.

Ø  Possess very good computer skills

Ø  Be committed to on-going professional development.

 

Candidates must be registered with CORU at the time of application. A full driver’s licence and access to their own vehicle are essential requirements for this position.  Informal enquiries may be made to Mary Desmond, Head of Children & Families Division on 021-4643211.

 

Application forms may be obtained from the HR Division or by e-mailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie.  Completed application forms must be returned no later than Friday 9th November 2018Applicants 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 to work with young 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: 

·        QQI 5 Major Award qualification in a relevant area (or equivalent) is essential   

·        Full Clean Driver’s licence is desirable

·        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

Informal enquiries for these positions may be made to Paul Ryan, Manager, QDS on 086-4119298 and Alan Craughwell, Manager, Community Hubs on 0868523879.

 

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 9th November 2018Applicants 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