Care Assistant, Disability Services (Maternity Leave Cover)

Would you like to have a job where you feel you are making a vital difference in very special peoples’ lives, people with profound disabilities and complex care needs?

If so then we would love you to join our nursing team here at LauraLynn Disability services. We currently have vacancy for two Maternity Leave Cover positions. 

LauraLynn will help you to grow and develop your skills, and because of the value LauraLynn places on continuous learning and development you will be given support for professional and personal development in your role.

Reporting To: Staff Nurse/Clinical Nurse Manager

Hours of Work: Full-Time, 39 hours per week (Specified Purpose contract)

Contract Type: Maternity Leave Cover

Salary: €27.435 - €39,893 (In line with HSE Consolidated scales at 1/10/2020)

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Recognised QQI Level 5 or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a similar environment supporting adults with intellectual and physical disabilities.
  • Displays professional knowledge and skills to undertake the role
  • Initiative and Motivation
  • Communications and Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Planning, Organising and Time Management
  • Coping Skills
  • Person Centred Focus

Desirable Criteria:

  • Manual handling course
  • First Aid
  • Previous experience of supporting adults to access community supports and activities
  • Knowledge of supported self-directed living model
  • Food Hygiene Training (HACCP)
  • Skills in art, music or drama


LauraLynn offers a range of staff supports and benefits including

  • Free Car Parking
  • Subsidised Restaurant
  • Pension Scheme
  • VHI Group Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Programme

How to Apply:

Send your CV and application letter to

For a full job description and person specification contact HR department in LauraLynn, E: hr@lauralynn.ieInformal enquiries please contact Lisa Murphy (CNM2) or Mary Maher (CNM1) on 01 2893151.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 19th April, 2021 at 5pm.  

Please note, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.