Community Support Worker (Social Care Worker) Arklow


Website Sunbeam House Services

Empowering People

We are currently recruiting for a

Community Support Worker (Social Care Worker) in

Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Specified Purpose Contract (124hrs per month)

Ref: VL.Be-TM05.240423

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Community Support Worker to join our services in residential settings in Arklow, Co. Wicklow. As a Community Support Worker, you will be involved in supporting clients to achieve their personal outcomes to build on their potential and to develop positive roles within their home and in the community.  Working hours will be variable including day shifts, sleepovers, waking nights, weekends and unsociable hours.


Applicants must have:

  • One year’s post qualification experience of working with adults with intellectual disability
  • A knowledge of the HIQA regulations and standards
  • Experience of working alone in a one to one environment as well as experience of teamwork
  • Experience of dealing with behaviours that challenge and with behavioural supports
  • CPI experience
  • Experience of teaching skills in cooking, budgeting, cleaning & building confidence skills
  • Understanding and experience of therapeutic interventions
  • Experience in alternative communications
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Experience of creative problem-solving techniques
  • Enthusiasm, energy and creativity
  • Can deal with confidential information in a discreet and responsible manner
  • Excellent IT and report writing skills
  • Hold a full driving licence and be willing to drive location vehicles
  • Be flexible to work a variety of rostered shifts over a seven-day work period


Requirement: Applicant must hold a QQI Level 7 in the area of Social Care or Foreign Equivalent (validated by QQI)

Key Responsibilities:

  • To facilitate and implement a person-centered approach for our Clients appropriate to their wishes and goals
  • To promote and protect the rights of people in a manner that respects their dignity, their right to make choices and their privacy
  • To actively seek new interests and opportunities for people to develop meaningful roles in their communities
  • To ensure the overall wellbeing of clients in all areas of their lives including health and personal care
  • To assist in the teaching of life skills in cooking, budgeting, cleaning & building confidence
  • To drive the unit vehicle for collections and drop off’s which is shared between the team

Salary Scale: Salary will be paid as per the HSE consolidated payscales in line with required qualifications & relevant experience.

To Apply:  E-mail your CV and cover letter referencing the Job Ref no. to

 Short listing of candidates will apply

Closing Date for receipt of applications: 5pm Sunday 21st May 2023

Sunbeam House Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer


To apply for this job email your details to