Dublin South: Care Assistant

Job Title: Care Assistant (Health/Social Care)

Job Location: Bluebird Care Dublin South

PLEASE NOTE: Area’s primarily include; Blackrock, Stillorgan, Mount Merrion, Donnybrook, Harold’s Cross, Rathfarnham, Dundrum.

Role of Healthcare Assistant

The Care Assistant’s primary role is to deliver personal care and assistance to a client in his/her own home. Care Assistants are responsible for the implementation of the requirements of the clients care plan, perform identified care duties and promote client comfort, dignity and wellbeing. We are looking for care assistants with driving licenses who can drive to work within the community covering hourly care calls.

Duties to include; personal care, dressing, cooking, light housekeeping and shopping. We offer attractive starting salaries for Care Assistants who already hold their Healthcare Support qualifications and have prior experience and we encourage and support all our Care Assistants to complete their QQI training and advance within their careers.

Your responsibilities as a Care Assistant include . . .

  • Assist the client with Activities of Living
  • Pay due care and attention to all aspects of care duties carried out on behalf of the client
  • Provide a high standard of care in compliance with Bluebird Care Policies

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Care Assistants must have obtained QQI approved Level 5 Modules Care of the Older Person and Care Skills/Healthcare Support or be willing to obtain such a qualification
  • Experience preferred but not essential
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Driving License essential
  • Excellent English

Qualities

Essential qualities of a Care Assistant include having a genuine concern for others and having the ability to demonstrate kindness, compassion and patience.

Employment Type

  • Full-time/part-time, temporary/permanent contracts available
  • Flexible working hours
  • Attractive rates of pay and employee benefits
  • Paid Mileage
  • Company pension scheme
  • Loyalty awards and bonus scheme provided
  • Uniform and supplies provided
  • Opportunities for upskilling
  • Staff recognition and social events

 

Expiry Date for applications: October 2nd 2018

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