Healthcare Assistant Galway City

Galway city
Servisource € 28000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 28000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Newly qualified
Posted
8 Jan 2021
Closes
5 Jul 2021

Job Description

Servisource Healthcare, in partnership with a leading Healthcare provider, are searching for experienced Healthcare Assistants in Galway City. This is a 62-bedded Nursing Home, experience in elderly care would be beneficial.

Candidates MUST have a relevant QQI Level 5 Qualification and previous elder care experience is an advantage, a minimum of 5 modules is requred. This is a full-time position requiring flexibility and willingness to work days, nights & weekends. The rate of pay starts at €10.10 - €11.50/hour.

Purpose of the Role of Healthcare Assistant Galway City
• Supporting the nursing staff and team in delivering quality person-centred care to meet the needs of residents
• Getting to know residents’ interests and needs providing attention, support and companionship
• Promoting the mobility of residents, supervising and assisting as necessary to ensure optimum mobility is maintained and improved where possible
• Enabling and assisting residents to maintain their personal appearance /hygiene needs whilst always maintaining their dignity
• Enabling and assisting residents to eat/drink and achieve physical comfort
• Participating, organising and carrying out social activities
• Sustaining high level of communication between resident’s family and staff developing good relationships
• Assisting in the upkeep of high standards of cleanliness in the home
• Contributing to the maintenance of Health and Safety in the home
• Any other duties deemed necessary by Nurse in Charge and management.

What are the qualifications/skills needed?
• FETAC/QQI Level 5 qualification in Healthcare in relevant modules. 5 modules minimum, 2 of which must be Care Skills & Care of the Elderly
• Experience working in a healthcare environment (with a good knowledge of HIQA standards) preferable
• Excellent communication skills
• Can work independently or part of a team
• Ability to maintain a positive approach in a sometimes-challenging environment
• Fluent level of English both written and oral
All posts are subject to satisfactory references, medical and Garda vetting.

If you have 5 modules completed in your Healthcare course, please send an updated CV to  Apply, quoting Job Reference JO Apply. Only suitable candidates will be contacted at this time.

Ref: JO-2010-456562_4

Job Details

Healthcare Assistant Galway City

Galway cityd Servisource
Pay
€ 28000.0 Per year
Job level
Newly qualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
8 Jan 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
5 Jul 2021

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