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Healthcare Assistants required for Nursing Homes in Cork! (260 views)

Cork, ireland
23rd November 2017

Carechoice is one of Ireland’s leading residential homes for the older person. We provide dedicated care, and a safe and welcoming home for all our Residents. Our ethos is to create a home from home for our clients, where they can live life to the full with support and respect, whilst enjoying building relationships with all our staff.

We are now looking for experienced Healthcare Assistants, on a Part Time basis for our nursing homes in Cork to provide excellent standards of care to our clients. Days, Nights and Weekend hours available.

Your Job will involve:

  • Helping Residents with their mobility and personal/hygiene needs such as washing, dressing, feeding and going to the toilet.
  • Assisting with the care of Residents clothing and personal belongings.
  • General cleaning of Residents rooms and dining areas.
  • Getting to know clients, their interests and their needs – providing companionship and support to the Resident.
  • Supporting the nursing staff and reporting any changes in Residents condition to the relevant nurse.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by nurse and management.

The Candidate will have:

  • QQI/Fetac qualification
  • Practical experience in a caring capacity desired.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Professional, caring and empathetic nature.
  • Be comfortable working in a sometimes challenging environment.
  • Have a good level of English.
  • Availability to work varied shift patterns, across Monday to Sunday.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Free Garda Vetting
  • A rewarding working environment, with support from supervisors and managers
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Subsidised meals
  • Training & Development opportunities
  • Free regular updating of mandatory training along with non-mandatory training
  • Pension contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers advice and counselling services, for carers and their immediate families
  • Free healthcare uniform – one tunic paid for per year by Carechoice
  • Additional annual leave for years of service
  • Annual Christmas bonus – this is based on years of service
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Free parking