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Applications are invited for the below positions

Care Assistants

Cope Foundation is looking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced Care Assistants on a full time basis 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 residential or day service/hub locations, as part of a team or in new community based settings. 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 qualification (minimum QQI level 5 major award, to be in a caring principal ideally).

·       Experience of supporting people with intellectual disability and/or autism

·       Excellent team working skills

·       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.  Completed applications must be returned no later than Friday 23rd October 2020.  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