Sligo CIL provide support services to people with disabilities since 1996. Our Personal Assistant Service (PAS) is unique, we recognize the individual is the expert on their needs and to ensure equality and empowerment s/he is free to be self-directing. We believe you find this role rewarding, satisfying and beneficial in developing your career. In your role you will be reporting to both, your Line Manager and Service User (Leader) who will help and assist you in your career as a Personal Assistant.  Ideally you should have excellent communication skills, be dedicated to providing person-centred support and maintaining high standards of performance. In your role you will: Support the Leader by assisting with activities of daily living; Provide light housekeeping tasks including laundering of Leader’s garment and linens and changing the bed; Assist in the Leader’s personal care activities including, but not limited to: bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, oral hygiene; Provide for a clean safe and healthy environment for Leaders; Assist in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation, grocery shopping, dishes and kitchen clean-up; Prompt Leaders to take self-administered medications; Observe and report any changes in the Leader’s mental, physical or emotional condition or home situation to management in a timely manner; Establish and maintain effective communication and a professional relationship with Leaders. Skills/requirements: Minimum FETAC Level 5 in Practical Home Care or equivalent.  Full driving license required Class B, Car would be an advantage. Certified in Manual & People Handling Training (within 2 years). Applicants must supply suitable character reference and be prepared to complete a Garda Vetting application form.  Please forward CV and Cover Letter to the General Manager, Sligo Centre for Independent Living Ltd, Unit 1-2, Business Centre, Market Yard, Sligo,  or email to generalmanager@sligocil.ie alternatively to hello@sligocil.ie Please include specified job title on your application.