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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:

 

 

Speech & Language Therapy Manager

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  Be registered, or be eligible for registration, as a Speech & Language Therapist by the Speech & Language Therapists Registration Board at CORU.

Ø  Have 5 years full time (or an aggregate of 5 years fulltime) post qualification clinical experience

Ø  Candidates must have the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability, management, leadership and professional ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office

Ø  Candidates must provide proof of Statutory Registration on the Speech & Language Therapist Register maintained by the Speech & Language Therapists Registration Board at CORU before a contract of employment can be issued.

 

Informal enquiries may be made to Mary Desmond, Head of Children & Families Division on 021-4643211.

 

Application forms may be obtained by e-mailing recruit@cope-foundation.ie.  Completed application forms must be returned no later than Friday 1st February 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

 


 

 

Care Assistant – Early Intervention

Part time (0.5 WTE)

 

Applications are invited for the above position to be based in the Early Intervention Service which is part of the Children & Families Division of Cope Foundation.  The successful applicant will be part of a team that works closely with families in a collaborative and inter-disciplinary manner.  He/she will be required to be highly motivated and flexible in their approach to work.

 

Applicants should possess the following:

·        A QQI Major Award (Level 6) in Early Childhood Care & Education

·        Full Driver’s licence and access to own car

·        Experience of supporting children with an intellectual disability and/or autism

·        Ability to liaise effectively with parents, families and stakeholders

·        Experience of working as part of a team

·        Knowledge and understanding of national policies/ standards relevant to the E.I. service

·        Very good communication and interpersonal skills

 

Application forms may be obtained from the HR Division by emailing recruit@cope-foundation.ieCompleted application forms must be returned no later than Friday 25th January 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

 


 

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 Friday 1st February 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

 

 

 

 


 

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.  Excellent communication skills, including sufficient command of the English language so as to effectively carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role as well as 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 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 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 18th January 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