Vacancy Details

Healthcare Assistant

Just 20 minutes from Athlone, Ballinasloe is a bustling town in the East of Galway. This location offers a home away from home for our 60 residents.

Catering for both long term and respite care, this purpose built facility is always bustling with activity, ensuring our residents are living life to the fullest.

Requirements:

  • QQI/FETAC Level 5 in Healthcare or prior Caring experience
  • Excellent English
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Professional, caring and empathetic nature.

Duties of a Healthcare Assistant:

  • Supporting the nursing staff in providing care to our residents
  • Ensuring residents hygiene/personal care needs are maintained to the highest standards while maintaining the resident’s dignity at all time
  • Assisting residents with eating and drinking
  • Assisting residents with mobilizing and using correct aids
  • Escorting or/and transfer residents as directed by the Nursing staff
  • Assisting in End of Life Care
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by nurse and management.

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Experience:

  • HCA: 1 year (Required)

Licence:

  • QQI Level 5 in Healthcare Support (Preferred)

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