Vacancy Details

Healthcare Assistant

Our Facility is a modern purpose-built nursing home offering 90 single ensuite bedrooms. This new nursing home is centrally located, opposite Cappagh Hospital in Heathfield, Finglas.

We are now looking for caring, empathetic and reliable Healthcare Assistants in Clearbrook Nursing Home for an IMMEDIATE START (relief,  full-time, part-time hours available).

Candidates MUST have a relevant QQI Level 5 Qualification (in progress or completed) with previous elderly care experience is an advantage.

Purpose of the Role

The Care Assistant works as a member of a team delivering care to the residents via the Named Nurse concept. As such a team member, the Care Assistant contributes to the fulfilment of our philosophy of care.

 

What does this role entail?

  • Supporting the nursing staff and team in delivering quality person-centred care to meet the needs of residents
  • Getting to know residents’ interests and needs providing attention, support and companionship
  • Promoting the mobility of residents, supervising and assisting as necessary to ensure optimum mobility is maintained and improved where possible
  • Enabling and assisting residents to maintain their personal appearance /hygiene needs whilst always maintaining their dignity
  • Enabling and assisting residents to eat/drink and achieve physical comfort
  • Participating, organising and carrying out social activities
  • Sustaining high level of communication between resident’s family and staff developing good relationships
  • Assisting in the upkeep of high standards of cleanliness in the home
  • Contributing to the maintenance of Health and Safety in the home
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by Nurse in Charge and management.

All posts are subject to satisfactory references, medical and Garda vetting.

What do we offer?

  • Guaranteed hours contracts
  • Sunday Premium rates
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Garda Vetting
  • Comprehensive induction training and continued in-house training/professional development
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Paid trainings
  • Subsidised / Covered meals

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