Home Support/Self Directed Living


Website Sunbeam House Services

Empowering People

Home Support/Self Directed Living


Part Time 104 hours

 Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow

Ref: SDL-SC01.260922


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Instructor/Supervisor to join our services in a Day Service setting provided from their own home in Kilcoole.  As an Instructor/Supervisor, you will be involved in supporting the client to achieve their personal outcomes to build on their potential and to develop positive roles within their day service and community.  Working hours will be Monday to Friday Hours will be 11.00am-3.30pm or 11.00am – 5.30pm. 


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



Applicants must hold a minimum of QQI level 6 in the area of Training or Education, Social Care, Psychology or foreign equivalent (validated by QQI)


Applicants must have:

  • A passion for promoting and empowering those you support
  • A team player wiling to lone work as well as working as part of a team
  • A knowledge of the New Directions regulations/standards and relevant legislation
  • Hold a full driving licence and have access to a car
  • Minimum of 1 years’ post qualification experience of working with adults with intellectual disability is desirable
  • Experience working with people with complex needs in a variety of different situations. 
  • Experience in dealing with responsive behaviour in a positive manner. 
  • Have excellent organisation and communication skills. 
  • Be enthusiastic, energetic and creative. 
  • Excellent personal & interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent IT skills and report writing skills.  
  • Interest in activities and supports in the community. 
  • An ability to deal with confidential information in a discreet and responsible manner.


Salary Scale:

Successful candidates will be paid as per the HSE consolidated pay scales in line with required qualifications and relevant experience.


To Apply:  E-mail your CV and cover letter referencing the job ref. to careers@sunbeam.ie

For further information please check out our website https://sunbeam.ie/careers

 Short listing of candidates will apply.  

Closing Date for receipt of applications: Sunday 12th February 2023

Sunbeam House Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer

To apply for this job email your details to careers@sunbeam.ie.