Relief Staff


Website Sunbeam House Services

Empowering People

We are currently recruiting for Relief Staff: HO-MR02.120421

Community Support Workers (QQI Level 7)

Care Assistants (QQI Level 5)

Full Time or Part Time Options Available

Areas: Shankill, Bray, Wicklow Town, Rathdrum & Arklow

These vacancies are for part time or full time in our residential, day and respite services in Shankill, Bray, Wicklow Town, Rathdrum & Arklow As a Relief 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.

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 5/7 in Social Care or Foreign Equivalent (validated by QQI)

Key Responsibilities:

  • To facilitate and implement a person-centred 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 pay scales in line with required qualifications & relevant experience.

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