Night Shift Attendant X 4

    Reference No:   NSASTV0819
    Location:   Deerpark House Hostel OR St Vincents Hostel, Cork City
    Duration:   Fixed Term 1 Year
    Hours:   Full-time 39 hours per week
    Published:   12 August 2019
    Closing Date:   4PM Friday 23 August 2019

    The purpose of this post is to assist the Service to provide safe and secure accommodation and support to homeless men having overall responsibility for the Service during the night, ensuring all Health and Safety standards are maintained and the needs of the residents are met.

    The ideal candidate willpossess the following:

    • A good standard of education is essential for this position. 
    • FETAC Level 5 (or higher) healthcare qualification, or training in healthcare would be a distinct advantage. 
    • BA in Social Care (NFQ Level 7) or higher is desirable for this position.
    • To have an understanding of the needs of homeless men.
    • A satisfactory knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the post.
    • To have an understanding of Health and Safety issues.
    • Knowledge and understanding around addiction and mental health issues.
    • At least one-year experience of working in a similar role, in a paid or voluntary capacity in a social care context would be a distinct advantage.
    • Experience in a homeless sector service would be a distinct advantage. 
    • An ability to respect the residents.
    • The ability to maintain professional boundaries. 
    • The ability to work as part of a team, and on own initiative where required.
    • Ability to fulfil administrative duties. 
    • Proficient computer skills including MS Word and experience with a database.

    **Please do not upload CVs**

    If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please fill out the form below and attach the completed Job application form. 
    Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.
    SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

    How to Apply

    If you wish to apply, please download and complete the application form. CVs will not be accepted


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