Care Worker at Inspire Foundation - Social Welfare & Community jobs in Malta - December 2019

Care Worker at Inspire Foundation


Inspire Foundation South of Malta
JOB TYPE: Part Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced
Social Welfare & Community
Inspire Foundation in Malta is looking to recruit a Care Worker to join the STAR 25 Programme on a part-time fixed schedule of 25 hours a week.

Daily Assistance to Clients:
  • Assisting clients in their daily participation of activities while ensuring their active engagement to the best of their potential;
  • Caring for the clients during the provision of services in all possible aspects, including:
  • Daily feeding needs;
  • Hygiene aspects, assistance with toileting and changing;
  • Assistance with moving and transferring;
  • Carrying out activities as prescribed by therapists in the pool and gym with the clients according to their individual needs programme;
  • Assistance during animal interaction and therapeutic horseback riding;
  • Offering activities as prescribed by therapists in the multisensory rooms;
  • Assistance during vocational training where appropriate;
  • Carrying out of transport supervision according to the exigencies of the programme.
Liaison with therapists:
  • The Care Worker is expected to follow therapists’ recommendations depending on the needs of each individual client.
Delivery of Sessions:
  • Come up with innovative ideas that involve clients in creativity sessions;
  • The Care Worker will be asked to conduct sessions in small groups according to the modules as planned;
  • The Care Worker is expected to assist clients in the participation of sessions according to the modules as planned.
  • The Care Worker will be required to fill in provided attendance sheets and checklists that monitor participation and progress;
  • Attend meeting with parents and significant others as required;
  • Employees are expected to show an active interest in improving themselves by attending training provided inhouse as well as outside of Inspire;
  • Employees are expected to act as role models through the way they speak, act, dress and behave
  • All clients and their parents are to be treated with respect and dignity irrespective of colour/age/religion/race or disability;
  • The good working relationship between staff and parent is expected at all time.

The post holder will be required:
  • To undertake any other duties which may be allocated by their line manager within the general scope of the post & appropriate to the grade;
  • It is the responsibility of all Inspire employees to ensure that all duties are carried out in accordance with ‘best practice’ risk management;
  • All employees are expected to observe Inspires’ Equal Opportunities Policy in their behaviour to clients, the public & colleagues;
  • To inform their line manager of any safety issues that could affect them or others in the workplace & to co-operate with management at all times in achieving safer work processes & workplaces, particularly where it impacts on others;
  • To inform the (Data Protection Officer) DPO of any potential data breach.

Qualifications Required:
  • Possess an MQF Level 4 or 5 or equivalent level of education, or;
  • 1 years’ experience working in the field of childcare or disability.

Inspire Foundation:
Inspire provides a holistic range of services and programmes to children and adults with a disability.

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