Careers

If you have been considering working in the care sector and would like to know more about careers at the Meath Epilepsy Charity, then do please come and talk to us about the opportunities available.

Although we have a number of departments, the majority of positions advertised at the Meath are within our care teams and comprise of both early and late shifts.
Experience is desirable but not essential as training is provided, but enthusiasm and a desire to make a difference is a must. As well as contracted positions, we operate a pool of bank staff who work ‘as required’, giving them choice and flexibility in the hours they work.
For all Recruitment and Job Applications queries please contact Laura Cavaliere, HR Advisor on 01483 415095 or by e-mailing laura.cavaliere@meath.org.uk

Links to our easy online application form are at the foot of each Job Summary.

Laura Cavaliere Laura Cavaliere, HR Advisor 01483 415095
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Staff vacancies

We currently have a number of staff vacancies and are recruiting for exciting Support Jobs. 

We offer a 3 week induction programme, ongoing training as well as company benefits including an on-site gym, free parking, company pension and health care scheme (all benefits are subject to a probationary period of six months)

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Assistant Manager

Develop your career with us!

Are you looking to take the next step in your care career? Keep reading!

Are you a hard-working individual looking for a role which will enable you to make a positive difference in people’s lives? Feeling stuck in your current care role and looking for a new challenge?

The Meath Epilepsy Charity is looking for an experienced Assistant Unit Manager to assist one of our Unit Managers in the general day to day duties of the service and provided outstanding support to our residents.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a managerial care role is required, as well as an NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

For more information about the role and how to apply, click below!

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Support Worker Up to 38hrs per week

The Meath Epilepsy Charity, is looking for enthusiastic Support Workers to help care for our residents and encourage them to develop and learn life skills, enabling them to live life to the full!

We require team players with excellent communication skills who want to deliver a high level of care and support, whilst maintaining safety standards at all times in line with company policies. Previous experience of care work is desirable but not essential, as full training will be provided. For more information about the role and how to apply, click below!

Please note that we can only consider female applicants for this role due to the needs of the service.

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Night Support Worker Up to 46hrs per week

The Meath Epilepsy Charity, is looking for enthusiastic Waking Night Support Workers to help care for our residents and encourage them to develop and learn life skills enabling them to live life to the full.

We require team players with excellent communication skills who want to deliver a high level of care and support, whilst maintaining safety standards at all times in line with company policies. Previous experience of care work desirable but not essential, as full training will be provided. For more information about the role and how to apply, click below!

Please note that we can only consider female applicants for this role due to the needs of the service.

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1-1 Support Worker Up to 38hrs per week

Male 1:1 Support Worker Needed! No Meds! No Personal Care!

Are you a hard-working individual looking for a role which will enable you to make a positive difference in people’s lives?

The Meath Epilepsy Charity is looking for enthusiastic 1:1 Support Workers to help care for one of our male residents. As his Support Worker you will help him to develop and learn new life skills and you will encourage and help him to live life to the full. No medication administration or personal care required!

Experience working with autism and challenging behaviour is essential, and any experience or knowledge of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is desirable. For more information about the role and how to apply, click below!

Please note that we can only consider male applicants for this role due to the needs of the resident.

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In order to consider your application we will need:

  • A completed application form – do not leave any blank sections and provide as much information as possible. If you wish, you may include a covering letter and/or CV. Remember to tell us why you are applying.
  • Applicants for care positions may be required to work a trial shift as part of the selection process.
  • If you do not hear from us within six weeks of sending us your application, please assume that you have not been successful at the shortlisting stage.

Offers of employment are subject to :

  • An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check. The Meath is required to obtain a DBS Check for all staff, which is paid for by the Charity. However if the applicant leaves within the three month trial period, it will be deducted from the final salary. Due to the nature of the work, all posts at the Meath are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. We require all applicants to complete a declaration form allowing any issues to be discussed as soon as possible.
  • Two references satisfactory to the Meath.
  • Successful completion of a six-month trial period.

The Meath Epilepsy Charity is committed to equal opportunities.

Careers with The Meath Epilepsy

Our teams in the Skills & Enterprise Centre welcome people with transferable skills who are interested in volunteering.

Do you have transferable skills and would like to assist with one of the many activities offered in the Skills Centre? You could be a student working towards your Duke of Edinburgh Award or looking for interesting work experience.

People volunteer for a whole variety of reasons, but we are delighted that many of them choose the Meath to benefit from their generosity. It makes a great deal of difference in the lives of our clients every day!

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Helen Jacskon, Marketing & Communications Coordinator on helenj@meath.org.uk.

If you would prefer an informal discussion about the various volunteering opportunities available, please call us on 01483 415095.

“The Meath is a most exceptional place and should be used as a blue print for all care homes.” Relative