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Healthcare Assistants Required in Dublin West

SUMMARY OF POST: Have you a kind and caring nature ? Healthcare worker's required for full and part-time hours in the community. A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of an exclusive team caring for individuals in the community using a person centred approach. The role of the care worker is to perform duties and tasks to facilitate our customers to live at home in a safe secure and comfortable way. Must have a genuine regard for the welfare and quality of life of others.

JOB SPECIFICATION
Essential:

Minimum of 2 modules Fetac Level 5 (Care Skills and Care of the Elderly).

  • Responsible and trustworthy disposition.
  • Genuine care for others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Experience in care provision.
  • Own transport.
  • Flexible availability.
  • Key Competencies:
  • To be able to attend all rostered customer care visits
  • To be able to communicate with other people
  • To be able to deliver care according to care plan
  • To be able to create and maintain high standards of person-centred care

Tasks

The role may involve some or all of the following.

  • Assist customers to get up, dressing and preparing them 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, etc.
  • Prompting with prescribed medication, when required
  • Assist customers with bedtime routine, including undressing and washing
  • Preparation of meals and assistance with same
  • To keep accurate records of care visits.

 

Desirable experience:
1 year experience in a care setting: 1 year

To apply please email your CV and cover letter to dublinwest@bluebirdcare.ie or call 01 820 8250

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