Healthcare Assistant

Location Waterford
Job-type Temporary
Salary Healthcare Assistant
Reference J340898
POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Agency Healthcare Assistant Waterford

THE OPPORTUNITY:
Healthcare Assistant, University Hospital Waterford - Temporary

THE BACKGROUND:
As the National Supplier of Temporary and Permanent staff to the HSE, we are now looking to increase our locum panel of Healthcare Assistants in Limerick.
We are proud to have partnered with University Hospital Waterford. We currently employ a team of over 40 HCAs into the hospital who work across multiple wards and locations providing support to patients in the areas of 1:1 specialling, general patient care and nursing support.
The hospital provides 516 beds, of which 431 are in-patient acute beds, while 85 are reserved for acute day cases. The hospital offers free parking but is also very well provided for by public transport which helps our team get to work on time every time.
We are now seeking to recruit 20 additional HCAs to work on a consistent basis alongside our existing team to offer increasing support to this hospital's front-line service.
Interested applicants must be available for 12-hour day and night shifts between Monday and Sunday.

If you think the position is right for you, let's talk!

THE RESPONSIBILITIES:
This job is for agency Healthcare Assistants and candidates would need to be flexible and available for a range of shifts, throughout the week. Your role would involve working as part of a team of Healthcare Assistants to provide quality care to meet the needs of patients while guided by Nursing staff. Shift allocation can range from specialling to nursing support, depending on the needs of the service.


Your Educational Responsibilities:
A minimum of a FETAC Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support/ Pre-nursing Studies. (All 8 Modules complete, 120 Credits).


Your Communication Responsibilities:
Fluent written and spoken English and excellent report writing skills.


Your Health and Safety Responsibilities:
In order to work in a Healthcare setting you must have the appropriate level of immunisation protection in order to proceed. Candidates will need evidence of full immunity for the following inoculations:

• Hepatitis B - full course complete with Titre level confirming immunity
• MMR X 2 - Proof of Vaccination dates essential (Mumps, Measles, Rubella)
• Tuberculosis
• Varicella

THE REQUIREMENTS:
To be eligible for the role, you will need to:

• A minimum of a FETAC Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support/ Pre-nursing Studies. (All 8 Modules complete, 120 Credits).
• Must have eligibility to work in Ireland.
• Have a minimum of 3 months recent experience in a caring/support/specialing role.
• Have fluent written & spoken English.
• Full vaccination record.
• Must have (or be willing to complete) training as required.


THE REWARDS:
You will enjoy the following benefits:

Market leading rates of pay.

Flexible hours - you give your own availability!

Continued personal & professional development.

24 hour on call support.

The opportunity to gain additional experience working with the best employers in the market.

Please note due to the high volume of applicants for this position, we can only respond to candidates that meet the above requirements.

Immediate Start

THE CONTACT:
Please call 065 686 9300


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.