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St. Aidan’s Day Care Centre - Care Assistant Positions (Night Duty)

St. Aidan’s Day Care Centre - Care Assistant Positions (Night Duty)

We are seeking applications from energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our team for the above position in our service. Candidates must be highly motivated, creative with a passion for engaging with service users on a daily basis. Candidates must be self-driven, focussed and person-centred.   We currently have a number of vacancies varying from 8 to11 nights over a 4 week period.

Key Responsibilities & requirements:

  • To facilitate and implement a person-centered approach for our Service Users appropriate to their wishes and goals
  • To promote and protect the rights of our service users in a manner that respects their dignity, their right to make choices and their privacy
  • To actively seek new interests and opportunities for our service users to develop meaningful roles in their communities
  • To ensure the overall wellbeing of service users in all areas of their lives including health and personal care
  • Dealing with Behaviours that challenge
  • Experience in alternative communications
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • A knowledge of the HIQA regulations and standards
  • Have the ability to deal with confidential information in a discreet and responsible manner
  • Excellent IT and report writing skills


  • A minimum of QQI Level 5 in Health Care Support/ QQI Level 5 in Social Care  (A Diploma or Degree in Social Care or other relevant discipline advantageous)
  • 6 months experience of working with people with an Intellectual Disability required
  • Be flexible to work night duty over seven-day work period



Required Skills and Attributes:

  • Confidentiality
  • Accountability
  • Resilience and empathy
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility in work duties and working hours
  • Respect the dignity and privacy of service users
  • Strong planning and organisational skills


To Apply: Email your CV and cover letter referencing the Job Ref No. RECAND3/2022-2 to [email protected]

Short listing of candidates will apply


A panel may be formed from this campaign from which further vacancies which may arise will be filled.

Closing Date for receipt of applications is: 29th April 2022

St. Aidan’s Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer