Irish Wheelchair Association has a vision of an Ireland where people with disabilities enjoy equal rights, choices and opportunities in how they live their lives and where our country is a model worldwide for a truly inclusive society.
To work with, and on behalf of, people with physical disabilities, to drive positive change in Ireland through the influencing of public policy, the provision of quality services and enabling accessibility to all aspects of society.
Our goal is to have the right people in the right place at the right time and we understand that our people are our greatest asset.
IWA is a quality accredited not for profit organisation delivering a range of services to people with disabilities and older people in every town and village in Ireland. IWA is an equal opportunity employer.
Do you have a great personality and a real desire to work with people in the community? Are you energetic, empathetic and committed to doing something worthwhile? If so, we want to hear from you!
We have permanent hours contracts and relief contracts available, nationwide.
What we offer:
• Excellent basic rate per hour (yearly increases) Premiums for nights, weekends and public holidays (Time + ½ on Sundays, Double Time on public holidays)
•Paid sick leave/maternity/paternity leave
•Paid peer support meetings
•Company VHI & Pension Schemes
•Training & Development Opportunities including internal QQI programmes and Support for Further Education
•Employee Assistance Programme with free counselling and information services
•Discounted HSF Health Plans including 24 hour GP advice line
•TaxSaver Travel Tickets & Cycle to Work Scheme
Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) was founded in 1960 by a small group of wheelchair users committed to improving the lives of people with physical disabilities in Ireland.
IWA has gone on to become an important provider of quality services to people with limited mobility throughout the country. Today, our association is made up of a vibrant network of 20,000 members and 2,300 staff, as well as many dedicated volunteers.We advocate for the needs of people with physical disabilities and provide services and support to all our members in their homes and communities throughout Ireland every year. – less