Vacancy Details

Healthcare Assistant

This is a full time position, to include day and night duty. Ideally Located in the picturesque village of Churchtown in North Cork, The facility is a purpose built, 52 bed single storey nursing home with extensive outdoor space, including a beautiful garden for residents to enjoy.

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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