75 Jobs for Sligo and Mayo

Bluebird Care Announces Job Creation Plan

There’s good news on the jobs front this week with 75 jobs planned for counties Sligo and Mayo.

Home care provider Bluebird Care has launched a recruitment drive for care staff and specialist nursing roles following their recent appointment as an HSE approved provider for enhanced homecare packages 2012 (services for older persons).

The positions will come on stream over the next six months and will be open to care workers, live-in care workers and support workers throughout Co. Sligo and throughout Co. Mayo.

Kevin McMorrow, Director of Bluebird Care Sligo and Mayo says, “this recruitment drive marks a doubling of our team from 75 to 150. These are vital jobs for the region and we look forward to interviewing potential candidates. We deliver high standards so will be expecting similar high standards from applicants. All Bluebird Care staff are FETAC accredited but also benefit from ongoing professional development training while with us. So it’s more than a job, we are offering a career.”

Interested candidates should hold a FETAC Level 5 (8 Modules) Health Care Assistant and/or An Bord Altranais Registration (Nurses) and have experience in delivering high quality care.

Preference will be given to candidates who also demonstrate their reliability, self-motivation, dedication and passion about high standards. Candidates also need a full driving license and own their own car.

Experience in caring for children, young adults and older people, as well as experience with physical and sensory or learning disability care is also welcome.

Full training will be provided for successful applicants including people handling training; ongoing training and development; in-house training modules; Bluebird Care induction programme and Garda vetting.

Having recently been appointed as an HSE approved provider for enhanced homecare packages 2012 (services for older persons), Bluebird Care pride themselves on meeting and indeed exceeding standards and delivering the highest level of care within the community.

For an application form call: 071 9155008 or email: sligoandmayo@bluebirdcare.ie.




Grade A Partnership for Bluebird Care

Managing Director of Frontline Training, Frankie O’Sullivan

Raising Standards in Care with Frontline & Irish Times Training

Bluebird Care has recently partnered with Irish Times Training and Frontline Training to deliver internationally recognised qualifications through the FETAC accreditation system.

With a nationwide network of Bluebird Care teams working in communities and delivering care on a 24-hour basis, the partnership with Frontline Training was a natural one.

Frontline Training provides best practice training in healthcare and offer programmes at level 5, 6, 7 and 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications, in association with Irish Times Training.

They also offer a range of Continuing Professional Development courses from Dementia Awareness training, Nutritional Care, Approaches to Challenging Behaviour, Infection Control and Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults.

Managing Director of Frontline Training, Frankie O’Sullivan says, “The synergies with Bluebird Care are obvious. Their commitment to care, high standards and constant improvements in the delivery of service match the ethos of our training programmes.”

Una O’Hare of Irish Times Training says, “We are delighted to have Bluebird Care on board. It is exciting to see a company invest in their people for the benefit of their customers. We look forward to working with their teams nationwide delivering accredited training programmes in a broad range of areas.”

Operations Director of Bluebird Care Eddie O’Toole says, “We are active in the daily lives of our clients and feel strongly that they deserve teams that are committed and trained at the highest level. The mandatory requirement that our staff undergo continuing professional development and/or join us with recognised qualifications endorse that ethos.”

For more information on Frontline Training log onto www.frontlinetraining.ie

For more information on Irish Times Training logon to: www.irishtimestraining.com or see https://www.irishtimestraining.com/about-us

Care Manager Required

Bluebird Care are seeking a RGN/Care Manager for there office in Navan, Co.Meath.

Responsible for the legal and ethical running of the day to day business. Ultimate responsibility for all the staff, including their recruitment, training and development. Ensure successful implementation of quality control systems. Responsible for customer assessments, delivery of high quality care and customer reviews. To participate in the growth and development of a new business in Co.Meath

The Successful Applicant must have a nursing qualification or relevant health related qualification. Experience in management essential along with a good knowledge of legislation and standards. Excellent communication skills and a good understanding of best practice standards are essential. Have knowledge of Care Plans and Risk Assessments of customers’ needs and a working knowledge of the HSE is desirable.

Apply by letter and forward your CV to Bluebird Care Meath, Unit 2 Oldtown Road, Johnstown, Navan, Co.Meath or email your CV to Meath@bluebirdcare.ie

RGN / Care Manager Maternity Cover Position


Bluebird Care Kerry/West Cork are seeking a RGN/Care Manager for 9 months maternity cover from the 1st of September 2012.

The successful applicant will be:
*Experienced in the delivery of high quality care
*Registered General Nurse qualified (minimum of five years’ experience)
*Passionate about standards and customer satisfaction
*Knowledgeable in office procedures and fully computer literate
*Reliable and have good attention to detail
*Commercially driven, dynamic, ambitious and hardworking
*Able to manage and direct people in a fast moving environment
*Must have their own vehicle and full clean driving licence

The successful applicant will work in our Tralee office alongside a dedicated team.

For an application form contact T: 066 – 7104015 or email your CV to E: kerrywestcork@bluebirdcare.ie. You can also apply online at: http://bit.ly/NObJgW