Healthcare Assistant North Dublin

Location Dublin 15
Job-type Permanent
Salary €11 - €13 per hour
Reference J333303
Healthcare Assistant, North Dublin

Position: Fulltime, Permanent

TTM Healthcare are proud to have partnered with our Client, a well established Nursing Home located in North Dublin. They are currently recruiting for an excellent Healthcare assistant to join their team on a full time permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to obtain secure contracted hours during these unprecedented times.

The overall responsibility of the Care Assistant will be to support the residents in the Nursing Home with activities of daily living. This will include showering, dressing, toileting, feeding, providing emotional support and company to the residents.

To be eligible for the role, you will need the following:

  • QQI Level 5 Fetac Award in Healthcare Support
  • Elderly care Experience
  • Fluent English and excellent communication skills
  • Be fully flexible for 12 hour shifts- Days, Nights and Weekends

The Benefits:

  • Guaranteed hours contracts
  • Free Garda vetting
  • Comprehensive induction training and continued in-house training/ professional development
  • Opportunities for Career Progression
  • Paid training
  • covered/ subsidised meals
  • Free Parking
  • Uniforms supplied

Frequently Asked Questions…
What kind of care will I be expected to give at a nursing home?
You will be expected to deliver a wide range of care. Outside of full-time residential care, some nursing homes also provide convalescence, respite and palliative care. You will be expected to care for residents within each of these settings. That includes personal care and routine tasks which occur every day. However, care homes have a very complex environment with a lot of different duties that vary from day-to-day and from patient-to-patient. The kind of care delivered is not just medical, nursing homes also provide a nurturing supportive environment where residents can achieve a sense of independence and community. You will be expected to listen, to encourage, to support and to care for each resident, which can be very rewarding and enjoyable work.

What kind of illnesses will I encounter?
The majority of residents are in on a long-term basis, some with a combination of ailments which can include Dementia, cardiac disease, renal disease, Parkinson's, MS, diabetes, epilepsy and mobility problems.
Some residents may not have any medical ailment but are in Nursing home care because they are no longer able to care for themselves at home due to a decline in their mobility or general well-being, and the natural ageing process.
In cases where residents are at the last stage of their journey in life, we feel privileged to be with them and support them during this time and to provide them with palliative care.
All staff play a role in the person-centred care provide. This includes staff working in each department within the home who all have an important role to play in the well-being of residents.
This ensures residents receive prompt assessment and treatment. No one role is less important than another amongst our team.

What about career progression?
Our Client is committed to attracting and retaining the best staff and all care is nurse-led and nurse-managed. We are passionate about self-development, and encourage staff to realise their full potential, providing in-depth training opportunities based. We encourage and promote a supportive environment to ensure that every staff member can progress in their career.

For more information or to apply, please click on the link to APPLY or call Shelby on 015136740.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.