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Cheeverstown

Cheeverstown

Cheeverstown House, based in Dublin, is a voluntary organisation, accredited by the Council on Quality & Leadership providing a wide range of residential, respite and day services to almost 400 children and adults with an intellectual disability and to their families in Cheeverstown Centre and throughout various community locations. This includes residential places in Cheeverstown Centre; with the remaining places in houses throughout the locality.

Cheeverstown House provides a further 17 respite places as well as flexible in home support; a range of early childhood, education and day care services for children; vocational training and employment programmes for adults. Services are provided to a large extent in the Dublin South West region of the Health Services Executive; mostly in South Dublin Council Area including Tallaght.

Cheeverstown House receives state funding primarily by the Department of Health & Children through the Health Services Executive Dublin Mid Leinster region for the provision of an agreed level of service under a service agreement. Additional funding is received from the Department of Education & Science and other sources.

Cheeverstown House is a Voluntary Body and Registered Charity, similar to the many Non Statutory agencies in Ireland that provide services to persons with an intellectual disability.  Cheeverstown House Ltd is the Company set up under the Companies Act, limited by Guarantee and not having a Share Capital, established by Cheeverstown to operate services for persons with intellectual disability. While the present services opened in 1984 related activities of Cheeverstown date back just over 100 years.

Cheeverstown House has a Board of Directors which is responsible for the overall provision of services and supports and usually meet ten times per year.  As a registered company it is governed by its Memorandum and Articles of Association and the regulations in relation to the Board of Directors, its structure, annual general meetings, accounts, audits and other related matters.

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Overall rating
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Based on 7 employee reviews
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Cheeverstown Jobs
(2)

Support Worker

  • 25000 - 35000
  • Updated 15/11/2018
  • Dublin

Support Worker, 15 hours per week

Clinical Nurse Manager 1

Clinical Nurse Manager 1 (CNM1) 39 hour, Permanent Contract in Residential (DC4)

Cheeverstown reviews
(7)

Great staff; administration needs to experience ground zero conditions.

Employee in Social Care in Dublin, Ireland
former employee in 2017
11/10/2018

The Best Bits

The attitude of the staff; always a smiling face to greet you. Managers do tend to listen to staff. Team mentality

Things to improve

The wages and administrative departments. Upper management needs to be more realistic and practical.

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Assisting the nursing team in all ADLs of the clients.

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Good place to support and learn

Employee in Support Work in Dublin, Ireland
current employee in Sep 2018
26/09/2018

The Best Bits

Combination of autonomy plus support. Culture of person centeredness, quality and safety.

Things to improve

Funding and resources which can be out of this employers control most of the time too in fairness

About The Job

Provides care and support

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As a care assistant there was no opportunity to progress

Employee in Support Work in Dublin, Ireland
former employee in 2015
02/10/2018

The Best Bits

A lot of long term staff and made good friends. The residents. Community feeling.

Things to improve

Encouraging autonomy and initiative. Communication. Clearly defined roles.

About The Job

General care and support for the residents in a house

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