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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 currently recruiting for:

  

Catering Officer II

 Fixed Term Contract

 

Applications are invited for the above position to manage Catering services within the Systems & Shared Services Division of Cope Foundation. 

 

The successful applicant will possess:

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  • One of the following qualifications (or equivalent):

A degree, diploma or certificate in Hotel and Catering Management or Institutional Management granted by a recognised college after a course of not less than two years

or

A diploma in Dietetics granted by a recognised College

  • At least 5 years relevant catering experience
  • Work under the guidelines of the HACCP system
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills, including team leadership and team working, time management, budget management, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • An ability to organise, manage and motivate people
  • Be adaptable and flexible in their approach to the working environment
  • A full clean driving licence

 

Informal enquiries may be made to Marguerite O’Brien, Head of the Systems & Shared Services Division on 021 4643315

 

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 4th May 2018.  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

 

 

 


 

 

Applications are invited for the below positions:

 

Staff Nurses

Cope Foundation is seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic Staff Nurses to support people with intellectual disability and/or autism across Cork city and county.  Applicants should possess a relevant third level qualification in Nursing, be on the live register of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and possess a valid work visa to work in Ireland.  Very good interpersonal skills and the flexibility to meet the changing needs of the people Cope Foundation supports are essential requirements.  Experience working with people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism is an advantage. A full clean driving licence is desirable.

 

Care Assistants

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 them.  A 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 all positions may be obtained from the HR Division by emailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie.  Please specify which positions you are applying for.  Completed applications must be returned no later than Friday 4th May 2018.  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