Healthcare Assistant






Job Description

Our Client, a Wicklow nursing home, have immediate vacancies for experienced Healthcare Assistants in the Dunlavin area. These roles will be permanent pending successful interview and vetting process.
Fast track your application today by emailing your CV to Shane at
The people we support are at the heart of all we do and we are one of the leading organisations in Ireland that provide staff to services where person centred approaches and person centred thinking is at the forefront of an organisations goals.
The challenging yet rewarding roles will involve the following:
- Responsibility to work as part of a team to assist service users to lead a full life as contributing members in the service and out in the community
- Work as part of the team with a line manager ensuring that service objectives are met and reviewed so as to maintain, improve and develop the service
- To manage risk in a systematic way that is embedded in a culture of safety, welfare and quality of life for residents
- To support the service users to have an enjoyable and fulfilling life
- Providing a clean, safe and healthy environment for all
- Assisting with movement/transfers and personal care plans as specified in the Care Plan e.g. using hoist, showering, bathing, toileting when are where required
- Ensuring relevant records within the unit are kept up to date
- FETAC 5 in Healthcare Support
- Have previous experience in a caring/support/ monitoring role working with the elderly
- Have completed Patient Manual Handling training in the last 2 years and be able to provide certification to support this
- Willing to complete necessary training where required
- Knowledge of HIQA standards
- Have fluent written and spoken English and excellent report writing skills
- Be flexible to cover a range of shift patterns that may include day, night and sleepover shifts

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