Health Care Assistant

Job Description

Great opportunity! Currently recruiting for Healthcare Assistants in Co. Galway Day and night shifts available

The Care Assistant reports directly to the Clinical Nurse Manager

Your responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:

* Assist in delivering a high standard of holistic care to residents, promoting their equality and dignity at all times
* To carry out assigned and delegated tasks involving direct care and all activities of daily living under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing
* e.g. washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, dining and all other aspects of daily living
* Act as the named carer for specific residents as allocated by the Director of Nursing
* Respect privacy and dignity of all residents and promote their independence
* Ensure all residents living areas and bedrooms are left neat and presentable for residents and visitors
* Contribute to the moving and treatment of residents to maximise physical comfort, utilising manual handling techniques. Provide particular attention to residents who have limited mobility

* All newly recruited care staff and those in post less than one year commence training to FETAC Level 5 or equivalent within two years of taking up
* Long standing care staff have their competency and skills

Following are the requirements and qualifications:

FETAC Level 5- Care


Previous experience with older people

Please email your CV to for immediate consideration. You can also contact me on my mobile for more information: 0830105895