Cope are Recruiting for a Care Assistant

Cope Foundation are currently recruiting for:

Care Assistant
An Tuath Nua, Montenotte, Cork City (with daily travel from and to Millstreet, Co. Cork)

Based in An Tuath Nua, a day service for young adults with an intellectual disability and autism, the position will support people from the Millstreet area to attend An Tuath Nua.  This will involve driving people we support to and from An Tuath Nua in Montenotte, Cork.  The working day for this position will start and finish in Millstreet, Co. Cork.  The successful person will also provide support as part of the team in An Tuath Nua.

A high degree of flexibility and motivation is required in order to meet and be responsive to the complex and changing needs of the people Cope Foundation supports.

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A relevant QQI Major award level 5 qualification or equivalent
  • Experience working with people with intellectual disability and/or autism
  • Initiative, flexibility, and enthusiasm
  • Experience of supporting people with behaviours of concern
  • Very good communication, interpersonal & team working skills
  • A full clean driving licence held for a minimum of 2 years.

Informal enquiries for these positions may be made to Anna Froggatt, Manager, An Tuath Nua on 086-7811981 or 021-4643264.

Application forms may be obtained from the HR Division by emailing <recruit@cope-foundation.ie>.  Completed application forms must be returned by Tuesday 20th November 2018. Applicants may be short listed on the basis of their application.  The Department of Health & Children Consolidated Scales apply.

Visit our website at www.cope-foundation.ie

Corkery’s Bar Annual St Stephens Day Quiz – Thank You

Corkery’s bar would like to say a big thank you to everyone who took part in this years quiz. A total of €1,040 was raised which will be split between Millstreet Hospital and The Cope Foundation

A big thanks as well to Bernard Murphy for setting the questions and to all those who helped run the quiz.

The Final Presentation from Dromtarriffe Cope after 48 Years

The final presentation from Dromtarriffe Cope fundraisers. A group of local ladies has been fundraising for Cope foundation for the last 48 years and have finally called it a day, with no one to take over the mammoth task the ladies made their final presentation to Joanne Higgins fundraising director for the Cope foundation,well done ladies. – with thanks to John Mullane for this post

Dromtariffe Parents & Friends of COPE Foundation Present Cheque

John Clifford, Head of Fundraising, COPE Foundation, Cork attended a special gathering in Dromtariffe Community Hall last week to accept a most impressive cheque for COPE Foundation from the Dromtariffe Parents and Friends of COPE Foundation.   John expressed his sincere thanks on behalf of the Foundation.   Loreen Fitzpatrick, Annmarie Murphy and other Committee Members presented the cheque while later a special tree was presented to Christy Lucey marking an amazing 40 years supporting the Foundation.   We sincerely thank Photographer supreme – Denis O’Leary of Dromtariffe for sharing the five excellent images below.   Click on the pictures to enlarge.  (S.R.)1dromtariffe-cope-cheque-2016-1000 2dromtariffe-cope-cheque-2016-1000 3dromtariffe-cope-cheque-2016-1000 4dromtariffe-cope-cheque-2016-1000 5dromtariffe-cope-cheque-2016-1000

Presentation of Impressive Cheque to COPE Foundation at Dromtariffe

A most impressive cheque of €3,500.00 was presented to COPE Foundation on Monday night by the Dromtariffe Parents & Friends of COPE Foundation.  (Names details later).  Following two interesting addresses very welcome refreshments were served by the dedicated Coordinating Group.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)
A most impressive cheque of €3,500.00 was presented to COPE Foundation, Cork on Monday night at Dromtariffe Community Centre by the Dromtariffe Parents & Friends of COPE Foundation. (Names details later). Following two interesting addresses very welcome refreshments were served by the dedicated Coordinating Group.   Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)