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Senior Occupational Therapist, Paediatrics
Children’s Disability Network Team 6 East Central Cork (Midleton/Youghal) Senior Occupational Therapist (Paediatrics) Permanent Part Time 0.8 WTE Cope Foundation is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Part Time Senior Grade Occupational Therapist in paediatric services. The successful applicant will work within an interdisciplinary team and will work as a member of a Children’s Disability Network Team. This post will provide opportunities for the successful candidate to: Informal enquiries can be made to Caoimhe Dillon, Children’s Disability Network Manager Network Team 6 on 086 061 7181. Completed application forms must be returned no later than Monday 11th of March 2024. Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application. A panel may be formed for a 12-month period to fill future permanent, temporary, full and part time Senior Occupational Therapist positions that may arise across all CDNTs managed by Cope Foundation as Lead Agency. The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply. Visit our website at www.cope-foundation.ie
SECTION 1: THE ROLE Cork County Council Library Service is delivered through a branch and mobile network, supplemented by a growing suite of online services. The 25 branch libraries are in the main towns of County Cork and include the Library H.Q. on Carrigrohane Road, which also serves as the centre for Reference & Local Studies, bibliographic services and administration. Towns and villages not served by a branch library are served by a fleet of 4 mobile libraries, operating a fortnightly schedule across the County. Key deliverables of our library service are to provide access to reading, information, knowledge, culture and learning to the people of County Cork. Library Assistants make a valuable contribution to the provision of the library service centrally and at local branch level by delivering frontline service and by providing support to library management. Cork County Library aims to empower communities by providing access to resources that educate, inform, enlighten and enrich the lives of their citizens, by supporting and promoting literacy and a love of reading. We are committed to fulfilling our mission through a branch and mobile library network that places libraries at the centre of their communities, as well as through a growing online presence that seeks to connect with and serve people in a digital society. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHALL • Have an understanding of the County Council’s purpose and an understanding of the services offered by a public library service in particular, Cork County library; • Have an ability to work effectively within a team to achieve a common goal, ensuring standards are adhered to and maintained; • Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills; • Have the ability to provide excellent customer services and be willing to develop customer service skills; • Be motivated to achieve maximum performance by supporting the current Performance Management and Development System (PMDS); • Understand the changing environment and be capable of adapting to change in order to deliver quality services to our citizens; • Be organised and demonstrate good administrative experience; • Have an ability to work with information and communication technology (ICT) in the library environment; SECTION 2: DUTIES: The duties may include but are not limited to the following and the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office. Library Assistants perform a range of tasks including: 1. Providing frontline library service to the public in branches and mobiles throughout the County.; 2. Be prepared to work the hours of the library service which may include Saturdays and evenings. 3. Providing excellent customer service, e.g. Responding to customer queries,including information and requests; 4. Supporting senior staff in the delivery of library services to the public; carrying out instructions and tasks determined by management 5. Carrying out administrative duties; 6. Operating existing and future IT systems and software - word processing, spreadsheets, database, library and self service systems, e-mail, social media and Internet; 7. Assisting the public in using technology in the Library environment, e.g. public internet, self-service facilities and other; 8. Taking an active role in the organisation, promotion and delivery of library events– e.g. book clubs; storytelling, class visits, community events & exhibitions; 9. Branch relief work – cover in other locations as required to maintain library branch network opening hours during periods of holiday leave, sick leave, etc.; 10. General clerical and administrative duties relevant to the Library Service, e.g. processing and tagging of new library stock, cash management, Health & Safety checklist, branch statistics, etc. 11. Any other duties that may be determined by Library Line management or Senior Management. SECTION 3: ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA / QUALIFICATIONS 1. Character Each candidate must be of good character. 2. Health Each candidate must be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service. 3. Education, Training, Experience etc. Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms: (i) Have obtained at least Grade D (or a Pass), in Higher or Ordinary Level, in five subjects from the approved list of subjects in the Department of Education Established Leaving Certificate Examination or Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme, or (ii) Have passed an examination of at least equivalent standard, or (iii) Have had at least two year’s previous service in an office of Clerical Officer, Clerk/Typist (Clerical Duties), Clerk/Typist (Typing and Clerical Duties) or Clerk/Typist under a local authority or health board in the state. or (iv) Have satisfactory relevant experience which encompasses demonstrable equivalent skills. DESIRABLE CRITERIA: 1. Knowledge and understanding of the functions of a local authority. 2. Understanding of the role of Library Assistant. 3. Relevant administrative experience and clerical skills. 4. Strong customer service ethos. 5. Experience of working as part of a team. 6. Knowledge and experience of operating ICT systems. 4. Age Age restrictions shall only apply to a candidate where he/she is not classified as a new entrant within the meaning of the Public Services Superannuation Act, 2004. A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 70 years of age. 5. Transport Holders of the post should hold a full driving licence for class B vehicles and shall be required drive a motor car in the course of their duties and for this purpose, provide and maintain a car to the satisfaction of the local authority. SECTION 4: COMPETENCIES A Competency Based Application form requires you to describe some of your personal achievements to date that demonstrate certain competencies (necessary skills and qualities) required for the position for which you are applying. For each competency, you are given a description of a skill or quality. You are then asked to describe a situation, from your own experience, which you think is the best example of what YOU have done which demonstrates this skill or quality. It is essential that you describe how you demonstrated the skill or quality in question. Therefore, compose your replies carefully in this section and try to structure what you write so that you give specific information about what you have done - for example, do not simply say that “X was successful”, describe exactly what you did and how you demonstrated the skill or quality in question. For each example please include the following: a) the nature of the task, problem or objective; b) what you actually did and how you demonstrated the skill or quality (and, where appropriate, the date you demonstrated it) c) the outcome or result of the situation and your estimate of the proportion of credit you can claim for the outcome. The information you present in your application may form part of a shortlisting process and may also be used to help structure your interview, should you be invited to one. A shortlisting process may be applied based on TWO or more of the competencies and on other information you provide in your application form. Please note that, should you be called to interview, the board may look for additional examples of where you demonstrated the skills required for this post so you should think of a number of examples of where you demonstrated each of the skills. A candidate must possess the following competencies:- Team Work • Shows respect for colleagues and co workers • Develops and maintains good working relationships with others, sharing information and knowledge, as appropriate • Offers own ideas and perspectives • Understands own role in the team, making every effort to play his/her part Information Management/Processing • Approaches and delivers all work in a thorough and organised manner. • Follows procedures and protocols, understanding their value and the rationale behind them • Keeps high quality records that are easy for others to understand • Draws appropriate conclusions from information • Suggests new ways of doing things better Delivery of Results • Takes responsibility for work and sees it through to the appropriate next level • Completes work in a timely manner • Adapts quickly to new ways of doing things • Checks all work thoroughly to ensure it is completed to a high standard and learns from mistakes • Writes with correct grammar and spelling and draws reasonable conclusions from written instructions • Identifies and appreciates the urgency and importance of different tasks • Demonstrates initiative and flexibility in ensuring work is delivered • Is self-reliant and uses judgement on when to ask manager or colleague for guidance Customer Service & Communication Skills • Actively listens to others and tries to understand their perspective/requirements/needs • Understands the steps or processes that customers must go through and can clearly explain these • Is respectful, courteous and professional, remaining composed, even in challenging circumstances • Can be firm when necessary and communicate with confidence and authority • Communicates clearly and fluently when speaking and in writing SECTION 5: TENURE The position is permanent and fulltime. The post is pensionable. A panel may be formed to fill this position. SECTION 6: SALARY The Salary scale for the post is: €27,896 - €44,860 per annum €27,896 - €29,611 - €30,035 - €30,891 - €32,143 - €33,397 - €34,651 - €35,561 - €36,594- €37,789 - €38,638 - €39,825 - €41,019 - €43,265 (Maximum), €44,860 (1stLSI) (after 3 years satisfactory service on the Maximum) Applicants should note that entry point to the salary scale will be determined in accordance with Circulars issued by the Department of Housing, Local Government, & Heritage. The rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. In accordance with Departmental Circular Letter EL 02/2011, a person who is not a serving local authority employee on or after 1st January 2011, will enter the scale at the minimum point. The salary shall be fully inclusive and shall be as determined from time to time. The awarding of increments is subject to satisfactory service. Holders of the office shall pay to the local authority any fees or other monies (other than their inclusive salary) payable to or received by them by virtue of their office or in respect of any services which they are required by or under any enactment to perform. SECTION 7: ASSIGNMENT / LOCATION OF POST The base for working purposes shall be the location as determined by Cork County Council. Cork County Council reserves the right to assign you to any department, premises or district in use by the Council, now or in the future. Changes in location of employment will not result in payment of disturbance money or compensation. Holders of the office shall reside in the district in which their duties are to be performed or within a reasonable distance thereof. The person appointed will be required to provide him/herself at his/her own expense with the necessary mode of travel to and from work. SECTION 8: WORKING HOURS The working hours at present provide for a five-day, thirty-five hour working week. Saturday work is the norm and evening work is also a possibility. Branch hours may vary. Normal library arrangements for Saturday working will apply in respect of such activities. A flexible working hours’ system is in operation and may be availed of subject to the terms and conditions of the Flexitime Policy. Cork County Council reserves the right to alter the hours of work from time to time. All hours worked will be subject to the provisions of the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 and the Organisation of Working Time Act (Regulations) 2001. SECTION 9: ANNUAL LEAVE The current annual leave entitlement is 27 days per annum. Cork County Council’s leave year runs from 1st January to 31st December. Granting of annual leave, payment for annual leave and arrangements for public holidays will be governed by the provisions of the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997(as amended). SECTION 10: GARDA VETTING The successful candidate will be subject to Garda Vetting prior to any appointment being confirmed.
Salary - €12.70 Per hour Excellent opportunity to join our Merchandising team in Monday to Saturday covering 8 hours Stores and Timings: Working hours - Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 2 hours everyday from 8 am to 10 am This is a great opportunity for an outgoing individual looking to be a part of an exciting team in a client-facing role. The ideal candidate should be of a friendly nature, confident with excellent verbal communication skills. Role & Responsibilities: CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO GO TO THEIR CAREERS PAGE WHERE YOU CAN CHECK THIS JOB AND ALL OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.
Job Summary: Act as a member of the Stryker Ireland Production Team. Execute manufacturing activities in line with Company SOP's and work instructions to ensure that product is manufactured to the desired quality standards in the interest of patient safety. Work in empowered teams which deliver on key business performance metrics. Initiate and participate in projects in order to contribute to continuous improvements. Essential Job Functions:
Care Assistants Cork City & County Full Time & Part Time positions available Cope Foundation is looking to recruit Full Time & Part Time Care Assistants to support people with an intellectual disability and/or autism to flourish and lead a life of their choosing. The successful applicants may be required to work in existing Cope Foundation residential or day service/hub locations, as part of a team or in new community-based settings. The positions require a high degree of flexibility and motivation. The team members will work closely with individuals’ circles of support and their local community in order to develop and progress opportunities for them. A commitment to a person centred, citizen based, and social model of support is required. Requirements include: Completed applications must be returned no later than Monday 11th March 2024. Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application. The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply. Visit our website at www.cope-foundation.ie
Clinical Nurse Manager II, Occupational Health
Advertisement of this post is in line with HSE HR Memo 054/2023 titled HSE Recruitment Pause. The successful candidate would be offered the post subject to successful Reference checks, Garda Vetting and Pre Placement Health Assessment. We will proceed with the interviews to form a panel for this post, with the top candidate proceeding to Reference Checks / Garda Vetting Clearance and the Pre-Placement Health Assessment medical. Following the completion of the HSE Recruitment Pause, provided all aspects of the SIVUH Recruitment process are in order, we will proceed to a formal job offer and arrange a start date, at this time. The successfull candidate is expected to start work in SIVUH immediately once there is no longer a Recruitment Pause. Qualifications & Experience: A candidate must, on the latest date for receiving completed applications for the post: (i) Be a registered nurse on the active Register of Nurses and Midwives held by An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland) or be eligible to be so registered (ii) Be registered in General Division of the register of Nurses and Midwives in which the application is being made (iii) Have successfully completed a post registration programme of study, as certified by the education provider, which verifies that the applicant has achieved a Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) major academic Level 8 Award or higher relevant to the specialist area of Nursing (Occupational Health) prior to application (iv) Have a minimum of 5 years post registration full time experience or an aggregate of 5 years full time in the general division of the register in which the application is being made (v) Have a minimum of 2 years’ full time experience or an aggregate of 2 years full time experience in Occupational Health (vi) Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development (vii) Have the ability to practice safely and effectively fulfilling their professional responsibility within the scope of practice. Further information can be found in the attached Job Description.
Customer Sales Advisor
€12.95 per hour Got a knack with customers? Ideally, you already have Retail sales experience but if you’ve worked in another customer focused sales environment, we’re likely to be a great fit for each other. You’re already a legend at quick and efficient working, and we’ll give you the product knowledge and skills training you need to wow every customer. You’ll learn how to demonstrate and explain our products as well as the practical aspects of our fitting services. We invest heavily in training to give our colleagues skills to develop their careers, so whatever career path you want to follow and whatever pace you want to progress, we have the support here to help you make your ambitions a reality, whether it’s in Retail or elsewhere in the Group. To be successful in this role you will need: We’re in an exciting chapter – rapidly growing our business with a focus on motoring services and electric mobility. We’re the UK’s leading retailer of motoring and cycling products and services, and the UK’s largest vehicle service, maintenance and repair business. Join us and be part of our success story in getting the nation safely back on the move. CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO GO TO THEIR CAREERS PAGE WHERE YOU CAN CHECK THIS JOB AND ALL OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.
Vehicle Accessory Fitter
€14.20 per hour Got a passion for all things motoring? You’ll already have some experience of working with cars, either as a job or as a hobby, but more about that later. Your endless enthusiasm for all things car combined with your knack with customers is what will lead you to success in this role – you’ll be delivering market-leading standards of service, after all. Working on customers’ vehicles in our car park, you’ll help us wow every customer. A practical problem solver who works quickly and efficiently you already have a confidence with all things motoring. You’ll have some experience of fitting, and we’ll train you to deliver a wide range of expert vehicle fitting services across car parts and technology. Carrying out most of the service and repair work yourself, you'll also help develop other members of the team. We only work to the highest quality standards, just like you. Ideally, you already have experience in a retail or automotive/mechanic environment, but if you have practical skills and experience of delivering fantastic customer service, we can help you with the rest. We invest heavily in training to give our colleagues skills to develop their careers, so whatever career path you want to follow and whatever pace you want to progress, we have the support here to help you make your ambitions a reality, whether it’s in Retail or elsewhere in the Group. To be successful in this role you'll need: We’re in an exciting chapter as a leading retailer of motoring and cycling products and services. Join us in our mission to keep the nation moving safely and be part of our success story. CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO GO TO THEIR CAREERS PAGE WHERE YOU CAN CHECK THIS JOB AND ALL OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.
Customer Services Advisor
€13.45 per hour Love all things motoring and cycling? Great with customers? Your knack with customers and boundless enthusiasm for cars and bikes is what will lead you to success in this role. Ideally, you’ll already have some experience of fitting car parts and of cycle repair, even as a hobby. Either way, we have training in place to get you the skills you need – you’ll be delivering market-leading standards of service, after all You’ll soon be working on customers’ vehicles in our car park and on bikes in-store, helping us wow every customer. This role delivers a wide range of fitting services, including car parts fitting, technology fitting, cycle building and cycle servicing. We’ll help you develop your practical problem-solving skills alongside your ability to work quickly and efficiently. Ideally, you already have Retail experience but if you can demonstrate experience of tailoring your approach in a customer focused sales environment, we can help you with the rest. We invest heavily in training to give our colleagues skills to develop their careers, so whatever career path you want to follow and whatever pace you want to progress, we have the support here to help you make your ambitions a reality, whether it’s in Retail or elsewhere in the Group. To be successful in this role you will need: We’re in an exciting chapter as a leading retailer of motoring and cycling products and services. Join us in our mission to keep the nation moving safely and be part of our success story. CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO GO TO THEIR CAREERS PAGE WHERE YOU CAN CHECK THIS JOB AND ALL OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.
Main purpose of the role: Manage and motivate your team, ensuring the store operates efficiently and effectively and to provide our customers with the very best customer service experience at all times. The ideal candidate will have/be: - 2 years` experience in a customer service facing role is desirable • Excellent communication skills • The ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, ability to multi task under pressure • The ability to organise work, delegate responsibilities and support team members in the store. Main duties: • Actively live Centra brand-values i.e. Proud, Energetic, Imaginative and Community-Based • Be approachable and a role model who leads by example and encourages teamwork and a positive attitude in the workplace • Set the standard for other employees in relation to rotation, merchandising and facing off • Assist in the induction, training and development of employees • Deal with all customer queries efficiently, professionally and consistent with store policy • Engage with new initiatives and embrace new ways of working.