Healthcare Assistants (HCA)

Ask any of the Healthcare Assistants (HCA) we place and they will tell you – this is some of the most rewarding work you can do. Truly a career that combines both heart and skill, being a Healthcare Assistant requires a love for people and a desire to help and make a difference. 

TTM Healthcare is the largest of all Healthcare Assistant agencies in Ireland. We offer exceptional career opportunities – with Healthcare Assistant vacancies all around the country, including many opportunities in Dublin, Cork and Limerick.

Types of Roles Available

A Healthcare Assistant is also known as a QQI/FETAC Level 5 Assistant and Community Healthcare Assistant. They can work either on a one-to-one basis in a home setting, or in a large acute hospital or community hospital setting. Healthcare Assistant roles can include all aspect of personal care, - dressing, serving meals and helping to feed patients, helping people to move around, toileting, talking to patients and making them comfortable, monitoring conditions by taking temperatures, pulse, respirations and weight. In acute hospitals and community hospitals, they can also be responsible for sterilising equipment, doing health checks, taking blood samples and processing lab samples.

Permanent and Temporary Roles in Ireland

At TTM Healthcare, we have an extensive team of consultants and team members, dedicated to the placing of Healthcare Assistants – either on a Temporary or Permanent basis. We are a National Provider to the HSE, and have supply relationships with many of the larger Private hospitals nationwide. Healthcare Assistants can also work in a Social Care setting, such as within organisations that focus on the homeless or individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. Within this role, you would be referred to as a Support Worker. Please see our Social Care Section for more information.

Benefits

We believe our success in this speciality area has grown because we take a very different approach:

We build relationships

We truly implement good, old-fashioned customer care, providing a level of service that is simply not found in this sector of the employment market. We approach what we do with a ‘small business mindset’ – so we focus on individuals, and never forget we are working with people’s lives and livelihoods.

We want the right outcomes

If you are not happy with the service we give you then nobody benefits. We want you to be working in the way that works for you, to be happy and fulfilled, and busy.

We don’t take it lightly

Our work in this area is all about reducing risk for the vulnerable members of our society. There are many aspects to this, and all of it has important requirements and outcomes: this always guides the way we work.  

We’re here before and after

We provide an incomparable level of after-sales service, offering feedback to candidates from customers, and vice versa. 

We appreciate you

As with all TTM Healthcare divisions, we make you feel part of our family: a team member who is appreciated and valued.    


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