Current employment opportunities with Muscular Dystrophy Ireland (MDI)
Community Support Worker [Western and Midlands Region]
Muscular Dystrophy Ireland (MDI) offers a range of support services nationally to persons affected by neuromuscular conditions and their families. The holder of this position will deliver a Youth Respite Service and coordinate summer camps provided by MDI to its members in the Western Health Service Executive Area and deliver a Family Support Service providing support to families in the Western and the Midlands Health Service Executive Area.
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of health and social services and the needs of people living with disabilities. The candidate will have experience of outcome driven advocacy work and experience in the provision of practical support to adults/young people with disabilities and their families. A full clean driving licence is essential to this post.
Reporting to the CEO, the Information Officer provides information to MDI members and their families, medical personnel, employees and all stakeholders. The role requires the job holder to keep abreast of research in the field of neuromuscular conditions, current treatment, standards of care & entitlements and disseminate relevant information to stakeholders in a timely manner. The job holder will act as an advocate on behalf of MDI.
Location: MDI National Office, 75 Lucan Road, Chapelizod, Dublin D20 DR77
Reporting to: CEO
Personal Assistant (Careworker)
This role is centred around the Personal Assistant Programme, Successful applicants will be required to work closely with people with muscular dystrophy, provide personal assistance and support where needed and work as part of a team to provide the best possible service to our members.