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Healthcare Assistants Recruitment Drive in Midlands

Bluebird Care Longford, Roscommon & Westmeath provides home care services to people of all ages and varying degrees of ability in their own homes. We are now recruiting experienced Healthcare Assistants in the following areas:

 

 

 

  • Boyle, Co. Roscommon (Experience in Intellectual Disabilities an advantage for some roles)
  • Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath
  • Cloonfad, Co. Roscommon
  • Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

SUMMARY OF POST

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 Criteria

  • 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.

Tasks

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.
     

Apply

Apply online via our online recruitment portal by clicking here. Submit your details and attach your CV to our Longford, Roscommon & Westmeath office. 

Alternatively you can email lrw@bluebirdcare.ie or call our office in Athlone on (090) 6491044. 

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