County Kilkenny: Care Assistants

Job Title: Care Assistant (Health Care)

Job Location: Mooncoin, Piltown, Kilmacow.

Role of Healthcare Assistant

The Care Assistant’s primary role is to deliver personal care and assistance to a client in his/her own home. Care Assistants are responsible for the implementation of the requirements of the clients care plan, perform identified care duties and promote client comfort, dignity and wellbeing.

Your responsibilities as a Care Assistant include . . .

  • Assist the client with Activities of Living
  • Pay due care and attention to all aspects of care duties carried out on behalf of the client
  • Provide a high standard of care in compliance with Bluebird Care Policies 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Care Assistants must have obtained or willing to obtain a QQI approved Level 5 Modules Care of the Older Person and Care Skills/Healthcare Support.
  • Or have a minimum of one-year experience caring for others and be in a position to undertake the two modules outlined above. 


Essential qualities of a Care Assistant include having a genuine concern for others, having the ability to demonstrate kindness, compassion and patience.

Employment Type

  • Both Full-time/part-time, temporary/permanent contracts to suit your availability.
  • Flexible working hours to suit a work life balance.
  • Attractive rates of pay and employee benefits.
  • Must be a driver with access to own car for work.

Expiry Date for applications: 31.01.2019

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