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WALK, a Leinster-based service provider for people with disabilities, has been providing community-based supports for over 50 years. Through its 16 models of support the organisation specialises in tailoring the types and supports it provides to suit the individual. Our focuses on engagement is in community settings; broadly in the areas of employment, training and community living. The organisation empowers people with disabilities to live self-determined lives in an equal and inclusive society. This means that people are facilitated to access any community facility that will support their life-time ambitions. At WALK we believe that every person who wants to work, have a job or a career, can do so. We know it is the person’s drive and ambitions that enables them to reach their goals, our role is as a facilitator in their journey. The people WALK supports enables us to work towards our vision, that is, of being an inclusive society where communities value and treat all people as equal citizens.

WALK is an innovative and dynamic organisation where change is rapid and constant. The organisation has achieved both national and international quality awards for high quality service delivery and human resource management.


We are currently recruiting for: 

Team Coordinator / Person In Charge (Supported Living Services)

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At WALK, we strive to offer people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to live the life of their choosing.

WALK is interested in reaching out to committed individuals who want to make a real difference in the lives of others.

There is now an opportunity for the position of Team Coordinator/Person-In-Charge in our supported living services.

The Team Coordinator will play a key role within the leadership structure of the organisation and in ensuring person centred approaches are inherent in the thinking and practice of staff and in the provision of our models of support.

It is an exciting opportunity for people to expand their skills and influence.

The Team Coordinator will be an influential driver and champion in the organization's efforts to ensure people supported have the best possible life.

A detailed job description is attached.Team Coordinator Person in charge (Supported Living Services)

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to recruitment@walk.ie and please mention “Team Coordinator/PIC” in the subject line of your email.

Closing date for applications is 28/06/2024.

Psychology Project Worker and Social Care Worker position (Supported Living services)

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At WALK, we strive to offer people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to live the life of their choosing.

WALK is interested in reaching out to committed individuals who want to make a real difference in the lives of others.

As part of our growing development of supports for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, our supported living services are seeking applications for the following positions,

  • Psychology Project Worker (84.5hrs, Dublin services)
  • Social Care Worker (138hrs, Kildare services)

The Psychology Project Worker (Supported Living Services) is responsible for supporting the implementation and monitoring of clinically guided therapeutic interventions. The Psychology Project Worker will provide support, training, supervision, and personal assistance to people with intellectual disabilities. Their role is to support persons with intellectual disabilities in self-care and independent living activities and help them to lead self-directed lives of active participation in and contribution to community life.

Social Care Worker is responsible in supporting people’s to achieve the vision and goals in accordance to their will and preference as outlined in their personal plan. Social care worker will empower people supported to live self-determined lives in socially inclusive communities. To support families as appropriate and in accordance with the wishes of the person supported. To build social capital in the communities, and support people to enhance their socially valued roles and contribute to the community.

Social care worker will work in collaboration with the support team, leadership team, clinical team, and all other stakeholders to ensure people have a safe and effective service. Social care workers will support the team leader/coordinator to achieve and maintain HIQA regulatory compliance.

Closing date for applications is 28/06/24.

Full job description for the positions attached.

Social Care Worker job description

Psychology Project Worker JD (Part time, Dublin) Supported Living Services

To apply, please send a copy of your CV to recruitment@walk.ie

Please mention the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Career and Employment Facilitator

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PEER `Providing Equal Employment Routes' Project

The WALK PEER ‘Supported Transition’ programme is a pilot project funded by the Department of Education under the Dormant Accounts Fund. The project is targeted at supporting young school leavers with special educational needs with the goal of transitioning from school to mainstream further education, training, and employment.

The project is now seeking to employ a Careers & Employment Facilitator on fixed term contract terminating on 31st December 2025.

The role will be based in partner schools in county Louth.

Job description for the role attached.WALK PEER Careers Employment Facilitator Role Description June 24

Please send CV and cover letter stating “Careers & Employment Facilitator” to recruitment@walk.ie

Closing Date is Friday 28th of June 2024.

WALK is an equal opportunities employer

1 Long Mile Road, Walkinstown, and Dublin 12

www.walk.ie

Relief Staff (Supported Living Services)

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We hire on an ongoing basis for our Relief Panel.  

Please see here for Relief advert

Hourly rate depends on qualifications and experience. 

Full drivers license is essential for this position. 

If you would like to apply, send a CV and cover letter clearly stating ‘Relief Panel Application’ to recruitment@walk.ie

What we offer

There are many benefits to working at WALK.

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Scheme (operated by VHI)
  • Performance Development System
  • Dedicated learning and development plans
  • Up to 25 days Annual Leave.
  • Various leave types (conditions apply) marriage/civil partnership, paternity, compassionate, adoptive.
  • Paid maternity leave (conditions apply)
  • Permanent Health Insurance (conditions apply)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive salary 
  • Pension 7% Employers Contribution (subject to HSE funding)
  • Death in Service benefit of four times salary (conditions apply)
  • Further Education Scheme
  • Professional Subscriptions
  • Travel (bike-to-work schemes/tax saver commuter tickets)

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WALK Head Office, 1 Longmile Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12

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Phone: +353 (0)1 465 03 88
Fax: +353 (0)1 460 78 99
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WALK is a registered Charity. Charity number is CHY 10777. Companies Registration Number 322400. Registered Charity Number (CRA Number) 20028008
WALK is the trading name for Walkinstown Association for People with an Intellectual Disability Limited. All rights reserved. © WALK 2015
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