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Care Assistant - Louth

Company:
Empath
Location:
Louth, Country: Ireland
Job Type:
full-time, permanent
Job Description

CARE ASSISTANT REQUIRED FOR A PRIVATE NURSING HOME - LOUTH

Job Summary

Recruiting Healthcare Assistants to work in a Nursing home environment

Job Type / Category

The candidate should be a flexible, enthusiastic, self-starter who is looking for an opportunity to progress their career and grow with the company.

The Ideal candidate should have the following attributes:

Hold a FETAC/QQI Level 5 qualification in Healthcare Support including the Care of the Older Person module

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

· To work as part of a team of Health Care Assistants, under the direction of the Nursing team

· To provide quality person-centred care to meet the needs of residents

· To provide high standard services as specified in agreed care plans and to contribute to the continual review of resident’s needs

· Enable and assist resident to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance

· Enable and assist resident to eat and drink

· Enable and assist resident to access and use toilet facilities, participating in individual continence promotion programmes

· Contribute to the movement and treatment of resident to maximise their physical comfort

· Promote mobility of resident, supervising and assisting as necessary to ensure resident retains optimum mobility

· Maintain high level of communication between resident’s family and staff developing good relationships

· To work closely with the activity co-ordinator/social care leader of the nursing home and ensure engagement of the residents at arranged activities where possible and suitable.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €11.00 to €12.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Care Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Nursing Home: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Homecare: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Louth (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Manual Handling (Preferred)
  • Care Skills & Care of the Elderly Person (Required)
  • Driving License (Preferred)
  • Level 5 Healthcare Qualification (Required)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No
Job Settings
Number of jobs: 1 hires
Information about the advertiser
Company: Empath
Company size: 1-49
Contact: NA