Galway City: Personal Assistant

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Job Location: Galway city

Role of Personal Assistant

The primary role of the Personal Assistant is to assist the Client with a disability with their activities of daily living so that a Client can live as independently as possible.

Your responsibilities as an Personal Assistant may include . . .

  • Assistance with getting up from and going to bed
  • Meal Preparation
  • Assist with educational tasks e.g sourcing library books, photocopying etc
  • Provide personal assistance to the student to address specific personal needs that may include toileting, hoist transfers, assistance at mealtimes
  • Accompany the client to Social events
  • Provide a high standard of care in compliance with Bluebird Care Policies

Qualifications & Experience

  • FETAC Level 5 in Health or Social Care or similar
  • One years experience working in a Healthcare envoirnment
  • Experience in both the use of hoists and provision of personal care
  • Patient Moving and Handling essential

Qualities

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

Employment Type

  • Day and Evening shifts
  • Competitive renumeration package
  • Ongoing support and training
  • Staff Affinity scheme
  • Free Life Insurance

Expiry Date for applications: 28 June 2019

Contact us if you would like to know more about this position

Telephone: Stephanine on 091 4 800 48

Email: galway@bluebirdcare.ie

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