Careers

Careers at Cheeverstown

Who are we?

Cheeverstown are a voluntary, HSE funded organisation and registered charity (Section 38) based in Templeogue, South Dublin, providing a wide range of services to almost 400 children and adults with an intellectual disability and to their families. Our services include Residential Services – Decongregation, Day Services – New Directions, Training & Employment, Supported Self – Directed Living (SSDL) and Respite (Adults and Children).  

Cheeverstowns’ core values are person-centredness, community inclusion and active community participation with a strong emphasis on quality.   

 

Why work with Cheeverstown?

Cheeverstown offers a fantastic career opportunity for those who find satisfaction in helping support people with an intellectual disability. We currently employ approximately 550 employees on a variety of full and part-time contracts and on our support panel. The intellectual disability sector is currently undergoing an exciting transition phase. We therefore have opportunities available on an ongoing basis across all services for frontline staff including Staff Nurses, Social Care Workers and Care Assistants. Our roles offer variety, autonomy and real opportunities for career advancement and development. Wherever you are on your career path, we can offer you training, mentorship and Continuous Professional Development.

We also offer the following:

  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Generous  Annual Leave
  • Subsidised Restaurant
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Paid maternity leave (conditions apply)
  • Career Break (conditions apply)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Further Education Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Travel (bike-to-work schemes/tax saver commuter tickets)

 

Staff Nurses

We invite applications from both experienced nurses seeking leadership opportunities and pre registration nurses.

Essential Criteria:

  • Be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) as an Intellectual Disability or General Nurse
  • Knowledge of HIQA regulations and HSE policies Moving on from Congregated Settings and New Directions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to network in the community
  • Flexible, responsive to a person-centred approach and the individual needs and abilities of the person
  • Enthusiastic and self motivated individuals who wish to develop their skills and work in a dynamic care environment
  • Full, clean drivers licence and willingness to drive as part of role are required dependant on the needs of the particular service
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Care Assistants

Essential Criteria:

  • QQI / FETAC Level 5 Major Award in a caring/ID related subject (8 modules must be completed to obtain a major award) Or

Possess a qualification at NFQ Level 7 or above in Social Care / Applied Social Studies Or

Be a current registered student of BSc in Nursing or BA in Social Care / Applied Social             Studies

  • Preferably a minimum of one years’ experience supporting people with an intellectual disability
  • Knowledge of HIQA regulations and HSE policies Moving on from Congregated Settingsand New Directions
  • Knowledge of person-centred approach, Care plans system and Community inclusion
  • Computer literate (Basic computer skills)
  • Full, clean drivers licence and willingness to drive as part of role are required dependant on the needs of the particular service

If you meet the criteria outlined above we would love to hear from you. For enquiries or to obtain a job description, please get in touch with the Human Resources team on 01-4993700 or hr@cheeverstown.ie

To apply: please send an up to date cv to hr@cheeverstown.ie or post to the HR Department, Cheeverstown, Templeogue, Dublin 6w. Please state in your application the position you are applying for and whether you are seeking full or part time work.

CHEEVERSTOWN HOUSE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER