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Spa Therapist

Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort
Cavan
Full-time

The Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort are currently seeking Spa Therapists to join their team. The Farnham Estate is a 4* Hotel located on the outskirts of Cavan Town, surrounded by nature. Would you like to be part of an Awards Winning Spa location and receive exceptional training. The opportunity for the right candidate will be there to advance and grow your skillset in both Spa treatments and customer service skills.Ideal Candidate: Closing date- 13th of March 2019 To apply please attached your CV to the link provided.

8 days ago

Dental Nurse

Smiles Dental
Galway
€22,000 - €27,000 per year
Full-time

Dental Nurse – Galway – Full TimeSalary 22k – 27k DOEApplicant Requirements:· Dental Nursing qualification and/or 6 months Dental experience· Excellent chairside manner· Excellent communication and organizational skills· Eligible to live and work in IrelandBenefits of working with our client:· Good remuneration package and benefits· Uniforms provided· Free of charge continuing professional development· Online courses in areas such as implants and orthodontics· Friendly team environment· Practice Manager academy for those wanting to further their career and get into management· Management and clinical support & guidance· Modern computerised dental software system · Opportunity to work at other practices in the local vicinity· Be a part of one of the world's largest healthcare groups 

30+ days ago

French Customer Service Representative

PayPal
Dundalk, Louth
Full-time

Work in a vibrant English-speaking country while fast-tracking your international career working for a highly respected global brand! PayPal is looking for French speakers to join our Customer Service Team in Dundalk!Our buzzing multicultural tech hub in Dundalk is home to almost 1,400 employees supporting PayPal customers in 16 different languages.What you will need to join the PayPal Team:· Fluent in French and English (C1/C2 Level).· 1+ years of experience in Customer Service, Financial Services or a Contact Center environment.· The holder of an EU Passport, or the right to work in the EU (e.g. Stamp 4 Visa).· Experience working in a target driven / KPI environment.Why join PayPal...· We understand relocating can be difficult, so we offer a comprehensive relocation package*· We were recognised as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Europe 2017’· We are hiring full-time permanent positions – enjoy job security while you help us revolutionise the payment industry!· We offer a competitive salary and performance related bonus· Wellness is one of our core values, and we have an amazing benefits package that includes 25+ days paid annual leave, an education allowance, a company pension scheme & health insurance· We advocate professional development and offer international & domestic career progression opportunities.Not to forget…we also have a free onsite gym, a subsidised restaurant, food zones & games rooms, family fun days, active social groups and so much more...We look forward to your application!

4 days ago

General Operative

Future Plastics
Navan, Meath
Full-time
Temporary

The right candidate will be highly quality conscious and good with their hands. Some of the processes involve precision bonding, welding, cleaning, kitting and final assembly of plastic assemblies for passenger aircraft seating components.Previous experience working within a manufacturing environment would be a distinct advantage but not essential.Fork lift driving/operations experience also desirable.Must be able to work as part of a team. Good organisational skills and attention to detail are critical. Good English is essential. Applicants must be prepared to work shift. Key Responsibilities:·        E.G Assemble aerospace components within set time scales·        Meet and exceed high levels of quality requirements·        Work towards the continual reduction of assembly times·        Work as part of a team·        Excellent Time keeping·        Excellent attendance·        Utilise and abide by ISO requirements and safety procedures.·        Maintain a flexible approach to assist with workload as & when required·        Perform other duties to support the production floor when requiredKey Requirements:·        Good organisational skills·        Problem solving and decision making skills·        Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills;·        Team player with ability to develop strong working relationships.·        Logical approach to problem solving·        Demonstrate a thorough understanding of inspection methods.

30+ days ago

Air Product Specialist

Ireland
Full-time
Permanent

Our client a globally recognised logistics provider are seeking air products specialists to join the team in North Dublin just off the M50. This is an excellent opportunity to start with a company with opportunities to progress! Duties Include: · Provide Air Freight pricing to customers through both ad-hoc and global bid processes. · Provide Accounting back up with regard to Airline billing system. · Analyze file profitability. · Procure air freight spot pricing in support of the air freight export operation team. · Ability to work to tight deadlines Ensure operational compliance to all revenue and international trade legislative requirements, in addition to all company policies and procedures (H&S, Quality, Environmental, HR, etc), and work in a manner that supports the Company environment programme. Adheres and complies to rules and principles. Monitors compliance to global/regional pricing standards and makes needed changes Escalates need for decision making on risk taking through higher hierarchy levels Drives competitive pricing. Searches for best pricing solutions in order to maximize profitability ‒ Searches for best pricing solutions in order to maximize profitability ‒ Provides pricing for Sales growth on country level (includingvstandard factor-based pricing methodology), supports and follows up with Sales ‒ Executes country bid response, in particular qualimfication of bids received, formulation of bid strategy, gathering and checking of pricing inputs, consolidates country bid response Interacts with customers in alignment with Sales Ensures costs are captured accurately and makes needed changes if necessary. Contact Lorraine at Jacksonstone Recruitment on 01 (Apply online only) for further information on this andother similar roles quoting Jobs.ie as your reference. Established in 1999 we recruit throughout Wicklow, Wexford and Dublin. Jacksonstone Recruitment span across a diverse range of clients from local SME clients to large multinational corporations in many sectors including Office Staff, Accountancy& Finance, Financial Services, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Retail, Production & Manufacturing, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Life Science, Supply Chain, Logistics, Quality Control, QC Analysts, Biochemist, Temp jobs, Contract vacancies and Permanent roles. At Jacksonstone we endeavour to contact all candidates who apply to us directly, however, from time to time due to large volumes of applications we may not respond to you as quickly as hope. We will upload your information to our database and may contact you by telephone, post, text or email should we have any suitable roles matching you skillset. Your information will be stored on our database for a period of 3 years after our last communication upon which time we will contact you prior to removal of your details. You may opt out at any time by replying“unsubscribe” and if you wish to have all personal information removed from our database by responding “delete” to any communications we send. In applying for this role you are giving us consent to do so unless you request us not to in writing

NaN days ago

Trainee Recruitment Consultant (IT positions)

Allen Recruitment
Dublin
Full-time
Permanent

Trainee Recruitment Consultant (IT positions) Job Reference: BBBH 13089 EU citizenship or Stamp 4 required We are currently hiring trainee recruitment consultants to join our IT and non-IT recruitment teams. We offer structured Training Program, and the chance to develop a very rewarding career in an international environment, and to join a strong team, who support and challenge each other to continually grow and learn. You will specialise in some of these business areas: software/ web development, testing, networking/ IT engineering, IT project management, tech support, etc., hiring for many of the world’s best known multinational companies as well as niche SMEs, across EU locations. We are among the top trusted vendors for a lot of global pioneers who develop/ utilise the latest technology tools. Must-have skills to be considered for this job (it’s imperative that these are satisfied and come through clearly on the CV during your experience/ college/ extracurricular activities): * Honour’s degree; nice to have a post-graduate or master’s degree * Experience in a customer facing role or fast-paced office environment * Exceptional written and oral communications skills, with an excellent command of English* Leadership ability and winning mentality, motivated by success and career progression * Strong personality and of an outgoing nature to be able to work well as a team member * Outstanding attention to detail * As a Trainee/ Junior Recruitment Consultant, you need to be able to work hard, follow established processes, but also to take initiative when needed * Able to thrive within a fast-paced, target-driven environment, while maintaining high quality standards in the day to day work activities * Ability to showcase all above skills in your CV and throughout the interview process Daily Challenges: Trainee/ Junior Recruiter * Candidate Screening– you will be conducting high volume candidate screening, which includes reviewing job applicants and passive candidate profiles, and conducting telephone and onsite interviews to assess candidate suitability for Allen Recruitment vacancies * Candidate Management– you will be responsible for all communications with, and the management of your candidates during the recruitment process, from initial screening to the offer stage, working in conjunction with an experienced account manager Advanced/ Senior Recruiter * Candidate Searching / Sourcing– you will become an expert in searching our database and many other databases, identifying candidates with the right profiles for your clients’ needs. We have a tested and trusted method of searching, developed over 20 years, which we will teach you after you have successfully completed the initial training program *Client Communication– you will become a market expert who consults with clients on market trends, and candidate availability/ suitability. You need to communicate with our clients in a professional and informed manner, onsite, over the phone, and via email. What we offer: * Competitive Salary, with guaranteed bonus for the first 3 months * 22 days’ annual leave * Promotion is based on your billing, so you are in control of how quickly your career progresses. Each promotion comes with additional benefits, including: * Increased base salary * Company phone * Flexi hours * Additional days annual leave * Gym membership * Educational assistance * Health insurance * Pension contribution * Car allowance * Fabulous coffee, fruit, award and incentives scheme, and social outings * Career progression– as an expanding company we need recruiters to grow into Operations Team Leaders, Recruitment Account Managers, Business Development Managers. We only hire the best and promote from within. We do not offer VISA Sponsorship; all applicants must able to work in Ireland on the day of the application. Appliction Process: If you are interested in this position, send us your CV, accompanied by a cover letter, which we will review within 24hours. Allen Recruitment are an established Recruitment Consultancy Firm, based in London, Dublin, Cork, and Poland, with reputation for identifying rare skills and talent, and for providing excellent client service and quality candidate experience. We work with companies in the information technology, finance, and health industries, providing staff to fill both IT and non-IT jobs in Ireland, the UK, Poland, and beyond. The areas we specialise in include Software Programming, Testing, Networking, Finance, Project Management, HR, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Multilingual, and more

30+ days ago

Executive Officers

The Health Information & Quality Authority
Dublin
€29,316 - €49,960 per year
Contract

Reporting to: Regulatory Support Service ManagerGrade: Executive OfficerLocation: Cork or DublinAssignment: Regulation Directorate Overall Purpose:  To provide support to the Regulation Directorate within the Health Information and Quality Authority. The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is an independent State body with the legal power and responsibility for improving the quality, safety and value of health and social care services (excluding mental health) in Ireland. The Regulation Directorate has a mandate to:§ Regulate health and social care services — Registering and inspecting residential services for older people and people with a disability, and children’s special care units. HIQA is also responsible for regulating medical exposure to ionising radiation. § Monitor services — Monitoring the safety and quality of health services and children’s social services, and investigating as necessary serious concerns about the health and welfare of people who use these services.  This position offers the perfect opportunity for a proactive, driven professional to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with significant interaction with staff across the Authority and with external stakeholders.   Key Duties and Responsibilities:  ·                Provide administrative and secretarial support ·                Team management for administrative teams to include work allocation, training, mentoring and performance management ·                Interacting with internal and external stakeholders and visitors at all levels of seniority·                Plan and manage logistics for Management Meetings and other relevant forums including agenda setting, preparing meeting materials and circulation of documents.·                Minute taking for a variety of meeting including follow up and distribution of meeting papers and actions as appropriate·                Using available ICT and information systems to record actions and interventions agreed at forum·                Diary and travel management ·                Research, preparation and presentation of information, report or briefings as required for specific projects ·                Receive, review, respond and re-direct as appropriate correspondence, requests and queries external and internal·                Ensure all information and data is held and maintained in line with Information Governance policies·                Accompany and support senior members of the Directorate at meetings held outside the Authority·                Support the requirements of the role by partnering with the Regulatory Practice Development Unit, Regulatory Business Services, Corporate Services and other key stakeholders ·                Prepare/contribute to procedural documents to support directorate needs·                Liaise with colleagues at all levels in the Directorate, and across specialities·                Provide support to other work colleagues and undertake ad hoc duties as requiredThis job description is intended as a basic guide to the scope and responsibilities of the position. It is subject to ongoing review and will evolve in line with the constantly evolving practices and functions of the Authority’s work.   Requirements Essential:Candidates must, on or before 5.00pm on Monday 25th February 2019 have the following essential requirements: Eligibility Criteria(i)        Has obtained in the Established Leaving Certificate Examination a minimum of Grade D (or post 2017 Leaving Certificate O6 grade) at Ordinary level in Mathematics and Irish or English, having obtained a minimum of Grade C (or post 2017 Leaving Certificate H4 grade) in at least five subjects at Higher level; or hold a qualification, that in the opinion of the Health Information and Quality Authority, is of a standard in terms of both level and volume of learning that is of at least an equivalent or higher standard; and (ii)       Two or more years’ direct experience as a senior administrator or demonstrable equivalent experience within a fast paced administration environment; and (iii)      Two or more years’ experience of supervising the work of more junior colleagues within a team environment; and (iv)     Two or more years’ experience in actively contributing to the delivery of operational goals in a high demand environment. Desirable:(i)        Support at executive management level (ii)       Knowledge of regulation in the context of health and social care provision. Core Competencies:The candidate must be able to clearly demonstrate the following: Knowledge and Experience:·                Co-ordination of meetings with various stakeholders.·                Records management in terms of minutes/actions and related follow up.·                Knowledge and experience in team work, knowledge sharing with colleagues. ·                Knowledge of General Data Protection Regulation and the principles of good information governance. Analytical and Judgement Skills:·         Ability to rapidly identify and accurately record relevant data. Communication Skills:·         Presentation of written material in a clear, concise, comprehensive manner.·         Expert verbal communicator.·         Ability to share ideas and information with people, for the purpose of achieving a particular result. Use of technology and information management:·         Expertise in the use of MS office to include, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Sharepoint. ·         Proficiency in and experience of working with document management systems.·         Experience in the use of database systems. Individual Accountability:·                Solid organization skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking.·                A commitment to achieving quality results.·                Outstanding organisational and time management skills.·                Use of own initiative as and when appropriate, ability to identify need for escalation.·                Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the authority.·                Ability to manage multiple demands, shifting priorities and on-going change.·                Demonstrate commitment to personal and professional development.·                Demonstrate discretion in the support of managerial function.·                Demonstrate a positive approach to change and keep up to date with developments in relevant areas.·                Ability to work within tight timeframes, and demonstrate probity and resilience under pressure.·                Ability to recognise and minimise risk.·                A commitment to achieving quality results/application of quality assurance standards.·                Use of own initiative as and when appropriate, ability to identify need for escalation.·                Takes delegation of both responsibility and authority to makes decision.Principal Conditions of Service Probation: A probationary period of six months applies to this position. Pay: As per current Government pay policy, the starting pay for this position will be at the minimum point of the Executive Officer salary scale (€29,316 pa). Please note the rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. The salary scale for this position is as follows: €29,316 €31,329 €32,460 €34,364 €36,071 €37,720 €39,364 €40,974 €42,600 €44,181 €45,812 €46,891 €48,427¹ €49,960² 1. After 3 years’ satisfactory service at the maximum2. After 6 years’ satisfactory service at the maximum Superannuation: Pensionable public servants (new joiners) recruited on or after 1 January 2013 will be members of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme. Please note that the Single Public Service Pension Scheme applies to all pensionable first-time entrants to the public service, as well as to former public servants returning to the public service after a break of more than 26 weeks. In certain circumstances, e.g. where the public servant was on secondment or approved leave or remains on the same contract of employment, the 26-week rule does not apply. The legislation giving effect to the Scheme is the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012. For those who are not subject to the Single Public Service Pension Scheme (e.g. those transferring from other public service employment where the break in service, if any, is less than 26 weeks), the terms of the Health Information and Quality Authority Superannuation Scheme will apply. Annual Leave: Annual leave is 23 days, rising to 24 days after 5 years’ service, 25 days after 10 years’ service, 26 days after 12 years’ service and 27 days after 14 years’ service. Selection Procedure How to Apply:A detailed job description, application form and information regarding this role are available for download from https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa For further information please contact Sigmar Recruitment on 01 4744653 or via email at hiqaapplicationform@sigmar.ie  Closing Date: The completed application form must be submitted to Sigmar Recruitment by 5.00pm on Monday 25th February 2019. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted. Note:  Please ensure to upload your application form for the correct role as this could lead to disqualification from the competition. Selection Process: The Health Information and Quality Authority will convene an expert board to carry out the competitive stages of the selection process to the highest standards of best practice. The approach employed may include: ·                Short listing of candidates on the basis of the information contained in their application to reduce the list of candidates to a more manageable number for interview. Please ensure that you complete all sections of the application form as comprehensively and as accurately as possible.·                A preliminary interview which may in turn include a written exercise.·                A competitive interview which may also include an assessment and/or presentation.  Interview Dates: The onus is on all applicants who are shortlisted for interview to ensure they are available for interview on the identified date. General Information Interview Expenses:The Health Information and Quality Authority will not be responsible for any expense, including travelling expenses that applicants may incur in connection with their application for this post. Candidate Obligations:Candidates should note that canvassing will disqualify and will result in their exclusion from the process. Candidates must not: ·                knowingly or recklessly provide false information;·                canvass any person with or without inducements;·                impersonate a candidate at any stage of the process;·                Interfere with or compromise the process in any way.  Where a candidate is found guilty of canvassing or in breach of any of the above, then:·                where he/she has not been appointed to a post, he/she will be disqualified as a candidate; or·                where he/she has been appointed to a post, he/she shall forfeit that appointment. Deeming of Candidature to be withdrawn:Candidates who do not attend for interview when and where required by the Health Information and Quality Authority, or who do not, when requested, furnish such evidence as the Health Information and Quality Authority require in regard to any matter relevant to their candidature, will have no further claim for consideration. Quality Customer Service:The Health Information and Quality Authority aims to provide an excellent quality service to all our customers. If, for whatever reason, an applicant is unhappy with any aspect of the service received, we urge applicants to bring this to the attention of the unit or staff member concerned. This is important as it ensures that we are aware of the problem and can take the appropriate steps to resolve it. The Importance of Confidentiality:We would like to assure applicants that protecting confidentiality is our number one priority. Applicants can expect, and we guarantee, that all enquiries, applications and all aspects of the proceedings to the extent that they are managed by the Health Information and Quality Authority are treated as strictly confidential and are not disclosed to anyone, outside those directly involved in that aspect of the process. Applicants should note that all application material will be made available to the Health Information and Quality Authority. Data Protection:For further information on how the Health Information and Quality Authority processes your data, please review the privacy notice on our website: https://www.hiqa.ie/reports-and-publications/corporate-publication/hiqa-privacy-notice Equality: The Health Information and Quality Authority is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity. Guidelines for Dealing with Appeals/Requests for Review The Health Information and Quality Authority will consider requests for review in accordance with the provisions of the codes of practice published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA). Where a candidate is unhappy with an action or decision in relation to their application he/she can seek a review under Section 7 of the Code of Practice governing the recruitment process by a person in the recruiting body (initial reviewer). Where a candidate remains dissatisfied following this initial review, he/she may seek to have the conduct of the initial review examined by a “decision arbitrator”.  As an alternative to the above, it is open to a candidate to seek to have the matter resolved on an informal basis, as set out below. If a candidate remains dissatisfied following any such discussion it is open to him/her to seek a formal review. Informal process:·                The candidate can avail of the informal review within 5 working days of notification of the initial decision, and should normally take place between the candidate and the person who communicated the decision (or relevant person).·                Where the decision being conveyed relates to an interim stage of a selection process, the request for informal review must be received within 2 working days of the date of receipt of the decision. ·                Where a candidate remains dissatisfied following any such informal discussion, he/she may adopt the formal procedures set out below.·                If the candidate wishes the matter to be dealt with by way of a formal review, he/she must do so within 2 working days of the notification of the outcome of the informal review. Formal process: Initial review:·                The candidate must address his/her concerns in relation to the process in writing to the Chief Executive, setting out those aspects of the action or decision in relation to his/her candidature that he/she wishes to have reviewed.·                A request for review must be made within 10 working days of the notification of the initial decision. Where the decision relates to an interim stage of a selection process, the request for review must be received within 4 working days. ·                Any extension of these time limits will only be granted in the most exceptional of circumstances and will be at the sole discretion of the Chief Executive.·                The outcome must generally be notified to the candidate within 20 working days of receipt of the complaint or request for review. The candidate will receive the outcome of the review by means of a written report.·                Should a candidate be dissatisfied with the outcome of the initial review, he/she may request a review by a decision arbitrator of the conduct of the initial review. Review by the decision arbitrator:The decision arbitrator is appointed by the Chief Executive. The decision arbitrator is unconnected with the selection process and he/she will adjudicate on requests for review in cases where a candidate is not satisfied with the outcome of the initial review. The decision of the decision arbitrator in relation to such matters is final. ·                A request made to the decision arbitrator must be received within 7 working days of the notification of the outcome of the initial review;·                The outcome of the investigation must be notified to the candidate in the form of a written report within 10 working days. Where a candidate believes that an aspect of the process breached the CPSA’s Code of Practice, he/she can have it investigated under Section 8 of the Code of Practice.

NaN days ago

Executive Officers

The Health Information & Quality Authority
Cork
€29,316 - €49,960 per year
Contract

Reporting to: Regulatory Support Service ManagerGrade: Executive OfficerLocation: Cork or DublinAssignment: Regulation Directorate Overall Purpose:  To provide support to the Regulation Directorate within the Health Information and Quality Authority. The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is an independent State body with the legal power and responsibility for improving the quality, safety and value of health and social care services (excluding mental health) in Ireland. The Regulation Directorate has a mandate to:§ Regulate health and social care services — Registering and inspecting residential services for older people and people with a disability, and children’s special care units. HIQA is also responsible for regulating medical exposure to ionising radiation. § Monitor services — Monitoring the safety and quality of health services and children’s social services, and investigating as necessary serious concerns about the health and welfare of people who use these services.  This position offers the perfect opportunity for a proactive, driven professional to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with significant interaction with staff across the Authority and with external stakeholders.   Key Duties and Responsibilities:  ·                Provide administrative and secretarial support ·                Team management for administrative teams to include work allocation, training, mentoring and performance management ·                Interacting with internal and external stakeholders and visitors at all levels of seniority·                Plan and manage logistics for Management Meetings and other relevant forums including agenda setting, preparing meeting materials and circulation of documents.·                Minute taking for a variety of meeting including follow up and distribution of meeting papers and actions as appropriate·                Using available ICT and information systems to record actions and interventions agreed at forum·                Diary and travel management ·                Research, preparation and presentation of information, report or briefings as required for specific projects ·                Receive, review, respond and re-direct as appropriate correspondence, requests and queries external and internal·                Ensure all information and data is held and maintained in line with Information Governance policies·                Accompany and support senior members of the Directorate at meetings held outside the Authority·                Support the requirements of the role by partnering with the Regulatory Practice Development Unit, Regulatory Business Services, Corporate Services and other key stakeholders ·                Prepare/contribute to procedural documents to support directorate needs·                Liaise with colleagues at all levels in the Directorate, and across specialities·                Provide support to other work colleagues and undertake ad hoc duties as requiredThis job description is intended as a basic guide to the scope and responsibilities of the position. It is subject to ongoing review and will evolve in line with the constantly evolving practices and functions of the Authority’s work.   Requirements Essential:Candidates must, on or before 5.00pm on Monday 25th February 2019 have the following essential requirements: Eligibility Criteria(i)        Has obtained in the Established Leaving Certificate Examination a minimum of Grade D (or post 2017 Leaving Certificate O6 grade) at Ordinary level in Mathematics and Irish or English, having obtained a minimum of Grade C (or post 2017 Leaving Certificate H4 grade) in at least five subjects at Higher level; or hold a qualification, that in the opinion of the Health Information and Quality Authority, is of a standard in terms of both level and volume of learning that is of at least an equivalent or higher standard; and (ii)       Two or more years’ direct experience as a senior administrator or demonstrable equivalent experience within a fast paced administration environment; and (iii)      Two or more years’ experience of supervising the work of more junior colleagues within a team environment; and (iv)     Two or more years’ experience in actively contributing to the delivery of operational goals in a high demand environment. Desirable:(i)        Support at executive management level (ii)       Knowledge of regulation in the context of health and social care provision. Core Competencies:The candidate must be able to clearly demonstrate the following: Knowledge and Experience:·                Co-ordination of meetings with various stakeholders.·                Records management in terms of minutes/actions and related follow up.·                Knowledge and experience in team work, knowledge sharing with colleagues. ·                Knowledge of General Data Protection Regulation and the principles of good information governance. Analytical and Judgement Skills:·         Ability to rapidly identify and accurately record relevant data. Communication Skills:·         Presentation of written material in a clear, concise, comprehensive manner.·         Expert verbal communicator.·         Ability to share ideas and information with people, for the purpose of achieving a particular result. Use of technology and information management:·         Expertise in the use of MS office to include, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Sharepoint. ·         Proficiency in and experience of working with document management systems.·         Experience in the use of database systems. Individual Accountability:·                Solid organization skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking.·                A commitment to achieving quality results.·                Outstanding organisational and time management skills.·                Use of own initiative as and when appropriate, ability to identify need for escalation.·                Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the authority.·                Ability to manage multiple demands, shifting priorities and on-going change.·                Demonstrate commitment to personal and professional development.·                Demonstrate discretion in the support of managerial function.·                Demonstrate a positive approach to change and keep up to date with developments in relevant areas.·                Ability to work within tight timeframes, and demonstrate probity and resilience under pressure.·                Ability to recognise and minimise risk.·                A commitment to achieving quality results/application of quality assurance standards.·                Use of own initiative as and when appropriate, ability to identify need for escalation.·                Takes delegation of both responsibility and authority to makes decision.Principal Conditions of Service Probation: A probationary period of six months applies to this position. Pay: As per current Government pay policy, the starting pay for this position will be at the minimum point of the Executive Officer salary scale (€29,316 pa). Please note the rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. The salary scale for this position is as follows: €29,316 €31,329 €32,460 €34,364 €36,071 €37,720 €39,364 €40,974 €42,600 €44,181 €45,812 €46,891 €48,427¹ €49,960² 1. After 3 years’ satisfactory service at the maximum2. After 6 years’ satisfactory service at the maximum Superannuation: Pensionable public servants (new joiners) recruited on or after 1 January 2013 will be members of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme. Please note that the Single Public Service Pension Scheme applies to all pensionable first-time entrants to the public service, as well as to former public servants returning to the public service after a break of more than 26 weeks. In certain circumstances, e.g. where the public servant was on secondment or approved leave or remains on the same contract of employment, the 26-week rule does not apply. The legislation giving effect to the Scheme is the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012. For those who are not subject to the Single Public Service Pension Scheme (e.g. those transferring from other public service employment where the break in service, if any, is less than 26 weeks), the terms of the Health Information and Quality Authority Superannuation Scheme will apply. Annual Leave: Annual leave is 23 days, rising to 24 days after 5 years’ service, 25 days after 10 years’ service, 26 days after 12 years’ service and 27 days after 14 years’ service. Selection Procedure How to Apply:A detailed job description, application form and information regarding this role are available for download from https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa For further information please contact Sigmar Recruitment on 01 4744653 or via email at hiqaapplicationform@sigmar.ie  Closing Date: The completed application form must be submitted to Sigmar Recruitment by 5.00pm on Monday 25th February 2019. Only applications uploaded to https://www.sigmarrecruitment.com/clients/hiqa will be accepted. CVs will not be accepted. Note:  Please ensure to upload your application form for the correct role as this could lead to disqualification from the competition. Selection Process: The Health Information and Quality Authority will convene an expert board to carry out the competitive stages of the selection process to the highest standards of best practice. The approach employed may include: ·                Short listing of candidates on the basis of the information contained in their application to reduce the list of candidates to a more manageable number for interview. Please ensure that you complete all sections of the application form as comprehensively and as accurately as possible.·                A preliminary interview which may in turn include a written exercise.·                A competitive interview which may also include an assessment and/or presentation.  Interview Dates: The onus is on all applicants who are shortlisted for interview to ensure they are available for interview on the identified date. General Information Interview Expenses:The Health Information and Quality Authority will not be responsible for any expense, including travelling expenses that applicants may incur in connection with their application for this post. Candidate Obligations:Candidates should note that canvassing will disqualify and will result in their exclusion from the process. Candidates must not: ·                knowingly or recklessly provide false information;·                canvass any person with or without inducements;·                impersonate a candidate at any stage of the process;·                Interfere with or compromise the process in any way.  Where a candidate is found guilty of canvassing or in breach of any of the above, then:·                where he/she has not been appointed to a post, he/she will be disqualified as a candidate; or·                where he/she has been appointed to a post, he/she shall forfeit that appointment. Deeming of Candidature to be withdrawn:Candidates who do not attend for interview when and where required by the Health Information and Quality Authority, or who do not, when requested, furnish such evidence as the Health Information and Quality Authority require in regard to any matter relevant to their candidature, will have no further claim for consideration. Quality Customer Service:The Health Information and Quality Authority aims to provide an excellent quality service to all our customers. If, for whatever reason, an applicant is unhappy with any aspect of the service received, we urge applicants to bring this to the attention of the unit or staff member concerned. This is important as it ensures that we are aware of the problem and can take the appropriate steps to resolve it. The Importance of Confidentiality:We would like to assure applicants that protecting confidentiality is our number one priority. Applicants can expect, and we guarantee, that all enquiries, applications and all aspects of the proceedings to the extent that they are managed by the Health Information and Quality Authority are treated as strictly confidential and are not disclosed to anyone, outside those directly involved in that aspect of the process. Applicants should note that all application material will be made available to the Health Information and Quality Authority. Data Protection:For further information on how the Health Information and Quality Authority processes your data, please review the privacy notice on our website: https://www.hiqa.ie/reports-and-publications/corporate-publication/hiqa-privacy-notice Equality: The Health Information and Quality Authority is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity. Guidelines for Dealing with Appeals/Requests for Review The Health Information and Quality Authority will consider requests for review in accordance with the provisions of the codes of practice published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA). Where a candidate is unhappy with an action or decision in relation to their application he/she can seek a review under Section 7 of the Code of Practice governing the recruitment process by a person in the recruiting body (initial reviewer). Where a candidate remains dissatisfied following this initial review, he/she may seek to have the conduct of the initial review examined by a “decision arbitrator”.  As an alternative to the above, it is open to a candidate to seek to have the matter resolved on an informal basis, as set out below. If a candidate remains dissatisfied following any such discussion it is open to him/her to seek a formal review. Informal process:·                The candidate can avail of the informal review within 5 working days of notification of the initial decision, and should normally take place between the candidate and the person who communicated the decision (or relevant person).·                Where the decision being conveyed relates to an interim stage of a selection process, the request for informal review must be received within 2 working days of the date of receipt of the decision. ·                Where a candidate remains dissatisfied following any such informal discussion, he/she may adopt the formal procedures set out below.·                If the candidate wishes the matter to be dealt with by way of a formal review, he/she must do so within 2 working days of the notification of the outcome of the informal review. Formal process: Initial review:·                The candidate must address his/her concerns in relation to the process in writing to the Chief Executive, setting out those aspects of the action or decision in relation to his/her candidature that he/she wishes to have reviewed.·                A request for review must be made within 10 working days of the notification of the initial decision. Where the decision relates to an interim stage of a selection process, the request for review must be received within 4 working days. ·                Any extension of these time limits will only be granted in the most exceptional of circumstances and will be at the sole discretion of the Chief Executive.·                The outcome must generally be notified to the candidate within 20 working days of receipt of the complaint or request for review. The candidate will receive the outcome of the review by means of a written report.·                Should a candidate be dissatisfied with the outcome of the initial review, he/she may request a review by a decision arbitrator of the conduct of the initial review. Review by the decision arbitrator:The decision arbitrator is appointed by the Chief Executive. The decision arbitrator is unconnected with the selection process and he/she will adjudicate on requests for review in cases where a candidate is not satisfied with the outcome of the initial review. The decision of the decision arbitrator in relation to such matters is final. ·                A request made to the decision arbitrator must be received within 7 working days of the notification of the outcome of the initial review;·                The outcome of the investigation must be notified to the candidate in the form of a written report within 10 working days. Where a candidate believes that an aspect of the process breached the CPSA’s Code of Practice, he/she can have it investigated under Section 8 of the Code of Practice.

6 days ago

General Operatives

Health Service Executive
Kildare
€26,789 - €32,470 per year
Full-time
Permanent

Job Title and GradeGeneral Operative(Grade Code 5487) Campaign ReferenceHBS05670 Closing Date Wednesday, 27th February 2019 at 12:00 noonProposed Interview Date (s)Mid March 2019Taking up AppointmentA start date will be indicated at job offer stage. Organisational Area HBS Estates Location of Post A panel may be formed for HBS Estates Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow from which current and future permanent and specified purpose vacancies of full time or part time duration may be filled. Informal EnquiriesDaniel Sweeney, Engineering Officer, Cherry Orchard Hospital Email: daniel.sweeney1@hse.ieTel: 086 0481591 Details of Service The HBS Estates Function provides a range of professional, technical, project management, property, fire and safety and related services in respect of the procurement , development, operation and maintenance of the health service’s physical infrastructure - including buildings, plant and equipment. In this respect the maintenance function oversees the maintenance and infrastructural safety of the facility.  The Engineers Department manage the development and maintenance of the facilities in South Dublin / North Dublin/ Leinster areas. This involves all buildings and their associated mechanical and electrical systems and the grounds of the premises. The facilities are managed in a manner that ensures a safe working environment for patients and staff. National regulations and best practice are employed to ensure that the highest standards of engineering are achieved. The Engineers Department works closely with HSE staff to ensure that the optimum conditions are created for patient care. The Department consists of Engineering Officer, Maintenance Managers, Foremen, craftsmen, operatives, gardeners and clerical staff. Reporting RelationshipThe General Operative will work under the direction and control of the Foreman, Maintenance Officer, Maintenance Manager or such other officers as the Health Service Executive may designate. Purpose of the Post  The General Operative will provide assistance to craft trades within a healthcare environment, assisting in the day to day management of the maintenance deparment.  Principal Duties and Responsibilities ProfessionalThe General Operative will:·         Be responsible for such duties as are assigned by the Maintenance Manager or Foreman.·         Use wheelbarrows, ladders, hoists, tools, shovels and pick axes in the course of their work.·         Use equipment for example a jack hammer, con saw and angle grinder etc. in the course of their work.·         Load and unload trade deliveries or equipment e.g. pipes work, radiators, concrete blocks etc.·         Collect materials from suppliers and deliver to various sites as requested·         Carry out maintenance and repairs to include cutting, chasing of walls and floors, digging trenches, mixing cement, drilling walls for pipe work and cabling, cleaning boilers and flues.·         Attend tradesmen during the course of their duties.·         Return time sheets and invoices to administration support office.·         Liaise with outside contractors, as required.·         Carry a mobile phone, pager or other aids of communication as required.·         Participate in on-call rota as required.·         Travel in company provided transport as directed by the Foreman or delegated persons.·         Be accountable for all tools, stock or equipment under his/her control and to ensure that all such equipment is kept in the proper state of repair in accordance with safety standards.·         Carry out grounds duties including emptying all bins, keeping the grounds clean and tidy, cleaning surface water drains/gutters, delivering timber for boarding up windows, where required.·         Carry out shore man duties including daily inspection of sewage treatment plant, weekly cleaning and checking on site pothole water system, freeing up shores where required.·         Assist in the moving of plant equipment, fixtures, fittings and furniture as required·         Waste handling duties as required Education and TrainingThe General Operative will:·         Participate in training courses as specified by the HSE, to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of technology, communications and health care regulations. Health & SafetyThe General Operative will:·         Be familiar with the safe operation of machinery.·         Be familiar with the use of fire fighting equipment and fire and safety regulations in operation in the department.·         Be familiar with the code of safe lifting practice and to adhere to same at all times.·         Use protective clothing and equipment as necessary during the course of duty in accordance with the Health and Welfare at Work Act 1989 and 1985 and observe all other safety procedures currently in force. S/he shall carry out such duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer or nominated officer.·         Have a working knowledge of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards as they apply to the role for example, Standards for Healthcare, National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections, Hygiene Standards etc. and comply with associated HSE protocols for implementing and maintaining these standards as appropriate to the role.·         To support, promote and actively participate in sustainable energy, water and waste initiatives to create a more sustainable, low carbon and efficient health service.The above Job Specification is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, 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. Eligibility Criteria Qualifications and/ or experience Candidates must have at the latest date of application: 1.     Professional Qualifications, Experience, etc.i)      Possess a Junior Certificate (or higher) or equivalent qualification. ii)     Have successfully undertaken or be willing to undertake the Solas Safe Pass Health & Safety Awareness Training Programme, or equivalent approved training programme.  (Please note if you have not undertaken this training, you will be required to successfully complete this training on taking up the post). Andiii)    Be the holder of a full valid unendorsed Category B Driving Licence. Andiv)    Adequate education, training and experience of a type which would render him/her suitable to perform satisfactorily the duties of the post of General OperativeAndv)     Candidates must have the requisite knowledge and ability including a high standard of suitability for the proper discharge of the duties of the office 2. AgeAge restrictions shall only apply to a candidate where he/she is not classified as a new entrant (within the meaning of the Public Service Superannuation Act, 2004). A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 65 years of age on the first day of the month in which the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the office occurs. 3. HealthA candidate for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.  4. CharacterEach candidate for and any person holding the office must be of good character. Post Specific Requirements N/AOther requirements specific to the post·       Access to appropriate personal transport, as this post will involve frequent travel between sites.·       The post holder will be required to carry a HSE mobile phone or bleep during working hours.·       Due to the nature of the business of the Engineering Department, some of the works will be conducted outdoors and will include working in ducts below ground level, confined spaces, trenches and roof spaces (working from ladders and scaffolding) and in difficult weather conditions. The post holder will be required to work in all weather conditions when requested to do so, or when circumstances dictate. ·       Flexibility around working hours to meet service needs.Skills, competencies and/or knowledge  Candidates must :Professional Knowledge·       Demonstrate sufficient knowledge to effectively carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post.·       Demonstrate the ability to work effectively within guidelines and procedures.·       Demonstrate knowledge of current Fire, Health & Safety and Building regulations. Planning & Organising Skills·       Demonstrate evidence of effective planning and organising skills.·       Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of value for money in the performance of work.·       Demonstrate an organised, methodical and structured approach to work including the ability to meet deadlines and effectively handle multiple tasks.·       Demonstrate experience in working effectively under pressure.  Team Skills ·         Demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team and make positive contributions to that team. Commitment to Providing a Quality Service·         Demonstrate a commitment to providing a quality service; including an awareness and appreciation of the service user such as patients, general public, medical and non-medical staff.·         Demonstrate motivation and an innovative approach to job and service developments. Problem Solving & Decision Making·         Demonstrate the ability to evaluate information, solve problems and make decisions in a timely manner.·         Demonstrate the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team to resolve problems and implement solutions.  Communication / Interpersonal skills·         Demonstrate effective communication skills including the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner, written and verbal.·         Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.·         Demonstrate an ability to receive and implement instructions in an effective and efficient manner.Campaign Specific Selection Process Ranking/Shortlisting / InterviewA ranking and or shortlisting exercise may be carried out on the basis of information supplied in your application form. The criteria for ranking and or shortlisting are based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and skills, competencies and/or knowledge section of this job specification. Therefore it is very important that you think about your experience in light of those requirements.  Failure to include information regarding these requirements may result in you not being called forward to the next stage of the selection process.  Those successful at the ranking stage of this process (where applied) will be placed on an order of merit and will be called to interview in ‘bands’ depending on the service needs of the organisation. Code of PracticeThe Health Service Executive will run this campaign in compliance with the Code of Practice prepared by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA). The Code of Practice sets out how the core principles of probity, merit, equity and fairness might be applied on a principle basis. The Code also specifies the responsibilities placed on candidates, facilities for feedback to applicants on matters relating to their application when requested, and outlines procedures in relation to requests for a review of the recruitment and selection process and review in relation to allegations of a breach of the Code of Practice. Additional information on the HSE’s review process is available in the document posted with each vacancy entitled “Code of Practice, Information for Candidates”. Codes of practice are published by the CPSA and are available on www.hse.ie/eng/staff/jobs in the document posted with each vacancy entitled “Code of Practice, Information for Candidates” or on www.cpsa.ie. The reform programme outlined for the Health Services may impact on this role and as structures change the job specification may be reviewed. This job specification is a guide to the general range of duties assigned to the post holder. It is intended to be neither definitive nor restrictive and is subject to periodic review with the employee concerned.     General OperativeTerms and Conditions of Employment Tenure A panel may be created from which permanent and specified purpose vacancies of full or part time duration may be filled. The tenure of these posts will be indicated at “expression of interest” stage.  The post is pensionable. Appointment as an employee of the Health Service Executive is governed by the Health Act 2004 and the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 and Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Amendment Act 2013. Remuneration The Salary Scale for the post is (as at 01/01/2019):  €26,789 - 28,430 - 29,651 - 30,161 - 30,377 - 30,886 - 31,406 - 31,975 - 32,470 Working Week The standard working week applying to the post is to be confirmed at Job Offer stage.  Annual LeaveThe annual leave associated with the post will be confirmed at Job Offer stage. Superannuation  This is a pensionable position with the HSE. The successful candidate will upon appointment become a member of the appropriate pension scheme. Pension scheme membership will be notified within the contract of employment. Members of pre-existing pension schemes who transferred to the HSE on the 01st January 2005 pursuant to Section 60 of the Health Act 2004 are entitled to superannuation benefit terms under the HSE Scheme which are no less favourable to those which they were entitled to at 31st December 2004. ProbationEvery appointment of a person who is not already a permanent officer of the Health Service Executive or of a Local Authority shall be subject to a probationary period of 12 months as stipulated in the Department of Health Circular No.10/71. Infection ControlHave a working knowledge of Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards as they apply to the role for example, Standards for Healthcare, National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections, Hygiene Standards etc. and comply with associated HSE protocols for implementing and maintaining these standards as appropriate to the role. Health & SafetyIt is the responsibility of line managers to ensure that the management of safety, health and welfare is successfully integrated into all activities undertaken within their area of responsibility, so far as is reasonably practicable. Line managers are named and roles and responsibilities detailed in the relevant Site Specific Safety Statement (SSSS).  Key responsibilities include: ·         Developing a SSSS for the department/service[1], as applicable, based on the identification of hazards and the assessment of risks, and reviewing/updating same on a regular basis (at least annually) and in the event of any significant change in the work activity or place of work.·         Ensuring that Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is integrated into day-to-day business, providing Systems Of Work (SOW) that are planned, organised, performed, maintained and revised as appropriate, and ensuring that all safety related records are maintained and available for inspection.·         Consulting and communicating with staff and safety representatives on OSH matters.·         Ensuring a training needs assessment (TNA) is undertaken for employees, facilitating their attendance at statutory OSH training, and ensuring records are maintained for each employee.·         Ensuring that all incidents occurring within the relevant department/service are appropriately managed and investigated in accordance with HSE procedures[2].·         Seeking advice from health and safety professionals through the National Health and Safety Function Helpdesk as appropriate.·         Reviewing the health and safety performance of the ward/department/service and staff through, respectively, local audit and performance achievement meetings for example. Note: Detailed roles and responsibilities of Line Managers are outlined in local SSSS.  [1] A template SSSS and guidelines are available on the National Health and Safety Function/H&S web-pages[2] See link on health and safety web-pages to latest Incident Management Policy

NaN days ago

General Operatives

Health Service Executive
Wicklow
€26,789 - €32,470 per year
Full-time
Permanent

Job Title and GradeGeneral Operative(Grade Code 5487) Campaign ReferenceHBS05670 Closing Date Wednesday, 27th February 2019 at 12:00 noonProposed Interview Date (s)Mid March 2019Taking up AppointmentA start date will be indicated at job offer stage. Organisational Area HBS Estates Location of Post A panel may be formed for HBS Estates Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow from which current and future permanent and specified purpose vacancies of full time or part time duration may be filled. Informal EnquiriesDaniel Sweeney, Engineering Officer, Cherry Orchard Hospital Email: daniel.sweeney1@hse.ieTel: 086 0481591 Details of Service The HBS Estates Function provides a range of professional, technical, project management, property, fire and safety and related services in respect of the procurement , development, operation and maintenance of the health service’s physical infrastructure - including buildings, plant and equipment. In this respect the maintenance function oversees the maintenance and infrastructural safety of the facility.  The Engineers Department manage the development and maintenance of the facilities in South Dublin / North Dublin/ Leinster areas. This involves all buildings and their associated mechanical and electrical systems and the grounds of the premises. The facilities are managed in a manner that ensures a safe working environment for patients and staff. National regulations and best practice are employed to ensure that the highest standards of engineering are achieved. The Engineers Department works closely with HSE staff to ensure that the optimum conditions are created for patient care. The Department consists of Engineering Officer, Maintenance Managers, Foremen, craftsmen, operatives, gardeners and clerical staff. Reporting RelationshipThe General Operative will work under the direction and control of the Foreman, Maintenance Officer, Maintenance Manager or such other officers as the Health Service Executive may designate. Purpose of the Post  The General Operative will provide assistance to craft trades within a healthcare environment, assisting in the day to day management of the maintenance deparment.  Principal Duties and Responsibilities ProfessionalThe General Operative will:·         Be responsible for such duties as are assigned by the Maintenance Manager or Foreman.·         Use wheelbarrows, ladders, hoists, tools, shovels and pick axes in the course of their work.·         Use equipment for example a jack hammer, con saw and angle grinder etc. in the course of their work.·         Load and unload trade deliveries or equipment e.g. pipes work, radiators, concrete blocks etc.·         Collect materials from suppliers and deliver to various sites as requested·         Carry out maintenance and repairs to include cutting, chasing of walls and floors, digging trenches, mixing cement, drilling walls for pipe work and cabling, cleaning boilers and flues.·         Attend tradesmen during the course of their duties.·         Return time sheets and invoices to administration support office.·         Liaise with outside contractors, as required.·         Carry a mobile phone, pager or other aids of communication as required.·         Participate in on-call rota as required.·         Travel in company provided transport as directed by the Foreman or delegated persons.·         Be accountable for all tools, stock or equipment under his/her control and to ensure that all such equipment is kept in the proper state of repair in accordance with safety standards.·         Carry out grounds duties including emptying all bins, keeping the grounds clean and tidy, cleaning surface water drains/gutters, delivering timber for boarding up windows, where required.·         Carry out shore man duties including daily inspection of sewage treatment plant, weekly cleaning and checking on site pothole water system, freeing up shores where required.·         Assist in the moving of plant equipment, fixtures, fittings and furniture as required·         Waste handling duties as required Education and TrainingThe General Operative will:·         Participate in training courses as specified by the HSE, to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of technology, communications and health care regulations. Health & SafetyThe General Operative will:·         Be familiar with the safe operation of machinery.·         Be familiar with the use of fire fighting equipment and fire and safety regulations in operation in the department.·         Be familiar with the code of safe lifting practice and to adhere to same at all times.·         Use protective clothing and equipment as necessary during the course of duty in accordance with the Health and Welfare at Work Act 1989 and 1985 and observe all other safety procedures currently in force. S/he shall carry out such duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer or nominated officer.·         Have a working knowledge of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards as they apply to the role for example, Standards for Healthcare, National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections, Hygiene Standards etc. and comply with associated HSE protocols for implementing and maintaining these standards as appropriate to the role.·         To support, promote and actively participate in sustainable energy, water and waste initiatives to create a more sustainable, low carbon and efficient health service.The above Job Specification is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, 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. Eligibility Criteria Qualifications and/ or experience Candidates must have at the latest date of application: 1.     Professional Qualifications, Experience, etc.i)      Possess a Junior Certificate (or higher) or equivalent qualification. ii)     Have successfully undertaken or be willing to undertake the Solas Safe Pass Health & Safety Awareness Training Programme, or equivalent approved training programme.  (Please note if you have not undertaken this training, you will be required to successfully complete this training on taking up the post). Andiii)    Be the holder of a full valid unendorsed Category B Driving Licence. Andiv)    Adequate education, training and experience of a type which would render him/her suitable to perform satisfactorily the duties of the post of General OperativeAndv)     Candidates must have the requisite knowledge and ability including a high standard of suitability for the proper discharge of the duties of the office 2. AgeAge restrictions shall only apply to a candidate where he/she is not classified as a new entrant (within the meaning of the Public Service Superannuation Act, 2004). A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 65 years of age on the first day of the month in which the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the office occurs. 3. HealthA candidate for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.  4. CharacterEach candidate for and any person holding the office must be of good character. Post Specific Requirements N/AOther requirements specific to the post·       Access to appropriate personal transport, as this post will involve frequent travel between sites.·       The post holder will be required to carry a HSE mobile phone or bleep during working hours.·       Due to the nature of the business of the Engineering Department, some of the works will be conducted outdoors and will include working in ducts below ground level, confined spaces, trenches and roof spaces (working from ladders and scaffolding) and in difficult weather conditions. The post holder will be required to work in all weather conditions when requested to do so, or when circumstances dictate. ·       Flexibility around working hours to meet service needs.Skills, competencies and/or knowledge  Candidates must :Professional Knowledge·       Demonstrate sufficient knowledge to effectively carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post.·       Demonstrate the ability to work effectively within guidelines and procedures.·       Demonstrate knowledge of current Fire, Health & Safety and Building regulations. Planning & Organising Skills·       Demonstrate evidence of effective planning and organising skills.·       Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of value for money in the performance of work.·       Demonstrate an organised, methodical and structured approach to work including the ability to meet deadlines and effectively handle multiple tasks.·       Demonstrate experience in working effectively under pressure.  Team Skills ·         Demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team and make positive contributions to that team. Commitment to Providing a Quality Service·         Demonstrate a commitment to providing a quality service; including an awareness and appreciation of the service user such as patients, general public, medical and non-medical staff.·         Demonstrate motivation and an innovative approach to job and service developments. Problem Solving & Decision Making·         Demonstrate the ability to evaluate information, solve problems and make decisions in a timely manner.·         Demonstrate the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team to resolve problems and implement solutions.  Communication / Interpersonal skills·         Demonstrate effective communication skills including the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner, written and verbal.·         Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.·         Demonstrate an ability to receive and implement instructions in an effective and efficient manner.Campaign Specific Selection Process Ranking/Shortlisting / InterviewA ranking and or shortlisting exercise may be carried out on the basis of information supplied in your application form. The criteria for ranking and or shortlisting are based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and skills, competencies and/or knowledge section of this job specification. Therefore it is very important that you think about your experience in light of those requirements.  Failure to include information regarding these requirements may result in you not being called forward to the next stage of the selection process.  Those successful at the ranking stage of this process (where applied) will be placed on an order of merit and will be called to interview in ‘bands’ depending on the service needs of the organisation. Code of PracticeThe Health Service Executive will run this campaign in compliance with the Code of Practice prepared by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA). The Code of Practice sets out how the core principles of probity, merit, equity and fairness might be applied on a principle basis. The Code also specifies the responsibilities placed on candidates, facilities for feedback to applicants on matters relating to their application when requested, and outlines procedures in relation to requests for a review of the recruitment and selection process and review in relation to allegations of a breach of the Code of Practice. Additional information on the HSE’s review process is available in the document posted with each vacancy entitled “Code of Practice, Information for Candidates”. Codes of practice are published by the CPSA and are available on www.hse.ie/eng/staff/jobs in the document posted with each vacancy entitled “Code of Practice, Information for Candidates” or on www.cpsa.ie. The reform programme outlined for the Health Services may impact on this role and as structures change the job specification may be reviewed. This job specification is a guide to the general range of duties assigned to the post holder. It is intended to be neither definitive nor restrictive and is subject to periodic review with the employee concerned.     General OperativeTerms and Conditions of Employment Tenure A panel may be created from which permanent and specified purpose vacancies of full or part time duration may be filled. The tenure of these posts will be indicated at “expression of interest” stage.  The post is pensionable. Appointment as an employee of the Health Service Executive is governed by the Health Act 2004 and the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 and Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Amendment Act 2013. Remuneration The Salary Scale for the post is (as at 01/01/2019):  €26,789 - 28,430 - 29,651 - 30,161 - 30,377 - 30,886 - 31,406 - 31,975 - 32,470 Working Week The standard working week applying to the post is to be confirmed at Job Offer stage.  Annual LeaveThe annual leave associated with the post will be confirmed at Job Offer stage. Superannuation  This is a pensionable position with the HSE. The successful candidate will upon appointment become a member of the appropriate pension scheme. Pension scheme membership will be notified within the contract of employment. Members of pre-existing pension schemes who transferred to the HSE on the 01st January 2005 pursuant to Section 60 of the Health Act 2004 are entitled to superannuation benefit terms under the HSE Scheme which are no less favourable to those which they were entitled to at 31st December 2004. ProbationEvery appointment of a person who is not already a permanent officer of the Health Service Executive or of a Local Authority shall be subject to a probationary period of 12 months as stipulated in the Department of Health Circular No.10/71. Infection ControlHave a working knowledge of Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards as they apply to the role for example, Standards for Healthcare, National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections, Hygiene Standards etc. and comply with associated HSE protocols for implementing and maintaining these standards as appropriate to the role. Health & SafetyIt is the responsibility of line managers to ensure that the management of safety, health and welfare is successfully integrated into all activities undertaken within their area of responsibility, so far as is reasonably practicable. Line managers are named and roles and responsibilities detailed in the relevant Site Specific Safety Statement (SSSS).  Key responsibilities include: ·         Developing a SSSS for the department/service[1], as applicable, based on the identification of hazards and the assessment of risks, and reviewing/updating same on a regular basis (at least annually) and in the event of any significant change in the work activity or place of work.·         Ensuring that Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is integrated into day-to-day business, providing Systems Of Work (SOW) that are planned, organised, performed, maintained and revised as appropriate, and ensuring that all safety related records are maintained and available for inspection.·         Consulting and communicating with staff and safety representatives on OSH matters.·         Ensuring a training needs assessment (TNA) is undertaken for employees, facilitating their attendance at statutory OSH training, and ensuring records are maintained for each employee.·         Ensuring that all incidents occurring within the relevant department/service are appropriately managed and investigated in accordance with HSE procedures[2].·         Seeking advice from health and safety professionals through the National Health and Safety Function Helpdesk as appropriate.·         Reviewing the health and safety performance of the ward/department/service and staff through, respectively, local audit and performance achievement meetings for example. Note: Detailed roles and responsibilities of Line Managers are outlined in local SSSS.  [1] A template SSSS and guidelines are available on the National Health and Safety Function/H&S web-pages[2] See link on health and safety web-pages to latest Incident Management Policy

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