Health Care Assistant - Clonakilty, Clonakilty

Last update 2024-07-12
Expires 2024-08-12
ID #2220192218
Health Care Assistant - Clonakilty, Clonakilty
Ireland, Cork, Clonakilty,
Modified July 2, 2024


The purpose of this role is to support our clients with all aspects of their day-to-day living.

You will provide care in the client's home and it is essential that all services are delivered in a safe, compassionate and caring manner.

Your duties: Providing personal care, toileting, meal preparation, moving and transferring, Alzheimer's, Dementia, and high dependency care, supervising medication, light housework/basic shopping needs.

Following client's Care Plan which is a guide that provides information on the individual character of services.

Supporting social interactions and activities, providing companionship.

Encouraging independence.

To observe, listen, and engage with clients and maintain positive relationships with the client and the family.

Be punctual and manage time effectively.

Always observe confidentiality policy.

Communicating with the office any changes or concerns in relation to Client needs/care.

Reporting and record any incidents.

Adhering to Health and Safety regulations.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience: Have QQI level 5 in Healthcare with relevant modules (or equivalent) completed or in progress.

Have a clean Garda Vetting Cert and International Police Clearance Cert (if applicable).

Willing to undergo a medical examination to provide medical fitness for work cert.

Have a driver's licence and own transport and knowledge of using Google maps to find client's homes.

Experience working in a healthcare environment.

Can work independently and as part of a team.

Are reliable, dedicated, diligent and trustworthy.

Understand GDPR and how important it is when working with the elderly.

Are fluent in English both verbally and written.

Must be eligible to work in the Republic of Ireland.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Health care assistant - clonakilty

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