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School Nurses (14/14) 6 – 7 hours per day for School Nurses General Assistants (15/14) 4 hours per day for General Assistants

Tigh Nan Dooley Special School in Carraroe is under the patronage of Ability West and is recruiting for the following relief / locum panel

School Nurses (14/14)

6 – 7 hours per day for School Nurses

General Assistants (15/14)

4 hours per day for General Assistants

Applicants should have the basic course in Food Safety (HACCP)

We are forming a temporary relief / locum panel in respect of vacancies that may arise in our Special Schools throughout Galway City and County

ISO 9001:2008

Ability West has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 Certification for its quality management system by the National Standards Authority of Ireland.  This is a great achievement and provides independent inspection, audit and validation of the services and supports we provide.  Our organisation went through an extensive audit process in July 2013, from which we have been awarded this internationally recognised Certification, which not only provides us with a framework for developing quality processes, but also drives continuous improvement.

EmployAbility Galway

Ability West is committed to supporting individuals achieve their employment goals, and to access supported employment.  This is done through our involvement with EmployAbility Galway www.employabilitygalway.ie which was set up in 2001 in partnership with Ability West, Brothers of Charity, Enable, and National Learning Network.  At present John McHugo, Director of Finance and Gerry Haslam, Director of Client Services Directors are members (in a voluntary capacity) of the board of directors of EmployAbility Galway.  The service is funded by De

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Home Collection Boxes

For the month of November we aim to place a collection box in as many homes as possible around the county. The boxes will be distributed through our centres, branches and the families of our services users. We hope that over the course of the month that people will put their small change into the box at the end of each day.
The boxes will also be available from Blackrock House, Salthill, Galway. To order your box please contact 091 540900 or email cathal.ryan@abilitywest.ie


Annual Golf Classic

Our annual Fourball Better Ball – ladies, gents or mixed will take place once again at Galway Golf Course on Saturday August 30th. This is an excellent opportunity to play a truly fantastic golf course, support Ability West and be in with a chance to win some excellent prises. €20 for members and €30 for non-members. Contact Cathal Ryan to reserve your place on the time sheet, 087 6820265.


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