Hospital Support Group end of season night out at June Rogers

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June 19, 2015 · 2:12 pm

Caring for Carers, Limerick – National Carers Week celebrations Monday 8th June – Friday 12th June 2015

Caring for Carers, Limerick Branch held a  week of activities in  Limerick  to mark National Carers Week. We wish to thank everybody who supported the week in any way, making it one of the best years ever.  You are all greatly appreciated!

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Rebranding – New Name and New Logo for the merging of Caring for Carers, Ireland and The Carers Association

Carers,  your opinion would be greatly appreciated regarding the merging  of our company, namely Caring for Carers and The Carers Association. The following is a questionnaire regarding rebranding of such.

You are welcome to call into our Caring for Carers Centre, 1 John’s Street, Limerick. Telephone 061 469484 email cfclimerick@gmail.com Your opinion is greatly valued!

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Caring in the Home Course – Mass and Presentation of Certificates Thursday 4th June 2015

IMG_2433 aIMG_2436 bCongratulations to the 11 Family Carers who successfully completed a “Caring in the Home Course” at St Ita’s Hospital, Newcastle West. The Carers were presented with a certificate of attendance on Thursday 4th June 2015. Mass was celebrated by Ver. Rev. Frank Duhig (Canon PP V.P)

Caring for Carers wish to thank everybody who participated or helped out in any way over the 12 weeks  for their contribution to the success of the course.

 

 

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Caring for Carers Limerick Activities and Events for National Carers Week Monday 8th June – 12th June 2015

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 Monday 8th June 2015

 

 

Flower Arranging

 

Easy listening music

 Tuesday9th June 2015

 

Reflexology/ Alternative Therapies
 Wednesday10th June 2015

 

 

Hand Massage 

Quilting demonstration

 Thursday11th June 2015

 

Art

 

Poetry

 Friday12th June 2015

 

Summer Salads

 

 

 Carers – Family – Friends

Your are all welcome to this call in for Chat –  Tea – Coffee – Light Refreshments – Served Daily

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Caring for Carers Ireland Appointment of Interim CEO

Applications are invited for the position of Interim CEO of Caring for Carers Ireland.  The organisation and The Carers Association recently voted to create one organisation of and for family carers.  The Interim CEO will provide leadership to the Caring for Carer’s team while the organisation is being merged into the new National Organisation of Family Carers.

 

The Interim CEO’s role will be largely administrative in nature but will include overall responsibility for the financial management and operational oversight of service provision.   It is envisaged the appointee will need to commit to being available to work in the position for 6 to 8 months.  The position will be based in Ennis and the successful candidate will report to the Chairperson of the Board of Directors.  The principal duties and responsibilities of the position will include the following:

 

  • Managing, controlling and utilizing funding from HSE and other agencies and ensuring optimum use and control of all financial resources.
  • Ensure the effective and sustained delivery of high quality services.
  • Promoting a positive and dignified awareness of the Family Carer’s movement in Ireland
  • Supporting and leading staff in identifying needs and developing short term strategic responses to meet those needs.
  • The ongoing management and, where necessary, development of effective HR policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to strategic planning process and ensure compliance with the Board’s policies, legal and statutory requirements.
  • Attend Board meetings as required, prepare appropriate documentation in advance and follow up on agreed actions.

 

Candidates will have at least 10 years senior administrative and/or management experience, preferably in the healthcare or voluntary services environment.  It is essential that they can demonstrate a strong vision informed by a strong empathy with family carers.

 

Ideally candidates will have personal presence that will quickly establish their credibility, seen as essential in circumstances of change and integration.  Candidates should display assertiveness, leadership and decision making abilities.

 

The position requires strong technical skills in the areas of IT, Accounting and Human Resources, with a confident knowledge of human resources policies, procedures and legislation.

 

A third level qualification is desirable but not essential.

 

To apply, please forward a current CV with a cover letter by email to:

Conor Harty, Harty Search & Selection, Roselawn House, Castletroy, Limerick

conor@hartysearch.ie

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5:00 p.m. on Friday 29th May 2015

Caring for Carers is an equal opportunity employer.

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Caring for Carers – Limerick Sponsored 10 km walk Sunday 10th May 2015

Caring for Carers Limerick Branch 10 km sponsored walk in conjunction with The Limerick Lions Club took place Sunday 10th May 2015

Thanks to all the walkers and people who sponsored us, not forgetting all who helped with refreshments! You are all greatly appreciated.  It was a great day!sponsored walk 10 May 2015sponsored walk 10 May 2015 a

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