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Healthcare Assistants & Nurses Required in Limerick

SUMMARY OF POSTS: 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 healthcare assistant 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

We are hiring Healthcare Assistants in Limerick City & Newcastlewest

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

REGISTERED NURSES REQUIRED THROUGHOUT LIMERICK CITY & COUNTY

We are hiring registered nurses throughout Limerick City and County.

Criteria

  • Must be registered with An Bord Altranais
  • Successfully complete Bluebird Care recruitment process
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Desire to work in community setting
  • Willing to undertake further on-the-job training

Full support given to nursing staff from Clinical Nurse Managers

Interested? Email your CV and a cover letter to paulamcinerney@bluebirdcare.ie

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