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Healthcare Assistants Required in Longford, Roscommon & Westmeath

Healthcare Assistants required for full and part-time hours in the community. You have a unique and exciting opportunity to become part of an exclusive team which facilitates our customers to live at home safely, securely and in comfort, using a person centered approach. Your regard for the welfare and quality of life of others lies in your professional approach to your duties and responsibilities.

Your must have a genuine regard for the welfare and quality of life of others.

Job Specification

  • Essential: Minimum of 2 modules QQI (Formerly Fetac) Level 5: Care Skills and Care of the Elderly. 
  • At least one year's experience in care provision 
  • Responsible and trustworthy disposition. Genuine care for others. 
  • Own transport and a full driving license. 
  • Good communication skills: be responsible and reliable, able to follow instructions, report efficiently and show flexible availability. 

Key Competencies 

  • To attend all rostered customer care visits 
  • To deliver care according to the designated care plan 
  • To create and maintain high standards of person centered care 
  • To uphold the values of Bluebird Care 


The role may involve some or all of the following. 

  • Assist customers to get up, dress and prepare for their day
  • Washing, bathing, showering, oral care, grooming.
  • Toileting, assisting with use of commode, emptying commode.
  • Continence management
  • Using manual handling equipment as specified.
  • Working with other care professionals such as PHN’s, GPs.
  • Prompting with prescribed medication, when required
  • Assist customers with bedtime routine, including undressing and washing
  • Preparation of meals and dining assistance
  • To keep accurate records of care visits 

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