Healthcare Assistant


Job Description

TTM Healthcare are currently looking for qualified, experienced Support Workers/Healthcare Assistants to work on a locum basis with a leading provider of therapeutic residential care to young people with various intellectual disabilities in Navan, Co. Meath.              
 Job Summary:      
  • Provide the highest standard of care to children / young people in a residential care setting.
  • Work as part of a multi-faceted team to deliver comprehensive therapeutic care which meets each young person’s complex needs.
  • Maintain all relevant records in a consistent and efficient manner.
  • Deliver other ad-hoc duties as assigned in line with the needs of the service.   
Job Type / Category:      
Full time and part time hours are available working within the same unit and client group on a consistent basis as a Support Worker at Healthcare Assistant grade. Shift patterns include days, nights and sleepovers, and candidates must be flexible throughout the week. We are currently looking for candidates who can do a minimum of 27 hours per week.                
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:        
  • Minimum of a FETAC level 5 full award in healthcare or social care.
  • At least 6 months experience working with people with intellectual disabilities.
  • The ability to engage successfully on a one to one basis with clients of various backgrounds and needs.
  • A caring, committed, honest individual with great communication skills.
  • Knowledge of HIQA standards.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, and eligible to work in Ireland.
  • Be flexible to cover a range of shift patterns that may include day, night and sleepover shifts.
  • Be available for a minimum of 27 hours per week.
These challenging yet rewarding roles have the following benefits:          
  • The opportunity to work for the Industry leading Healthcare Agency
  • A chance to gain experience in an Established Service
  • Industry leading pay rates
  • Regular Hours/Rosters
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