Recruitment and Staff Vacancies

If you have been considering a career in the care sector and would like to know more about working for 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 Dawn B; HR Administrator by calling 01483 415095
or e-mailing dawnb@meath.org.uk

Click here for Meath Job Application Form

 

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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)

Chloe Volunteer
Digital Marketing Co-ordinator 37 Hrs

37 HOURS PER WEEK – Full time

This role offers cross curricular support to the Fundraising and Marketing team re social media/digital and website.

This is a time of significant growth and development within the Fundraising & Marketing department and it is an exciting time to be part of the team with new challenges, opportunities and high-profile projects.

The post holder will have a user-focussed, data driven approach; testing, learning and optimising at every opportunity, reviewing analytics and liaising with the fundraising team to improve and monitor engagement…

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Driver and Handy Person

Your role will be to maintain Meath vehicles in line with current regulations, coordinate and be responsible for organising the transport diary, take residents off-site to appointments, other services and outings. Plan and carry out essential collections and deliveries as required. Support and assist in routine small tasks and planned maintenance requirements.

 

Please contact Dawn on dawnb@meath.org.uk for an application form.

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Senior Support Worker

‘Our residents are at the heart of everything we do at the Meath Epilepsy Charity with person-centered planning and we make sure that everyone remains focused on achieving their goals and to maintain their independence as much as possible. We are now looking for a Senior Support Worker, with an NVQ / QCF Level 3 who will assist in the personal, rehabilitative and social care of residents.

For more information please contact Dawn via email dawnb@meath.org.uk

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Phillipa
Support Worker 37.5hrs per week

1. To provide the direct care provision of all aspects for individual residents assessed needs.
2. Assisting individual residents where needed by the staff team with their assessed toileting needs, including continence promotion
3. Ensuring prescribed creams are administered and are stored in line with Health &Safety guidelines in lockable cabinets. This also includes denture cleaning tablets and razors.
4. Assisting, where needed by staff, individual residents with assessed problems with their mobility, including those using mobility aids, where appropriate

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Night Support Worker 37.5hrs per week

1. To provide the direct care provision of all aspects for individual residents assessed needs.
2. Assisting individual residents where needed by the staff team with their assessed toileting needs, including continence promotion
3. Ensuring prescribed creams are administered and are stored in line with Health &Safety guidelines in lockable cabinets. This also includes denture cleaning tablets and razors.
4. Assisting, where needed by staff, individual residents with assessed problems with their mobility, including those using mobility aids, where appropriate

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1-1 Support Worker 37.5hrs per week

1. To provide the direct care provision of all aspects for individual residents assessed needs.
2. Assisting individual residents where needed by the staff team with their assessed toileting needs, including continence promotion
3. Ensuring prescribed creams are administered and are stored in line with Health &Safety guidelines in lockable cabinets. This also includes denture cleaning tablets and razors.
4. Assisting, where needed by staff, individual residents with assessed problems with their mobility, including those using mobility aids, where appropriate

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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.

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