Health Care Assistant

Job Description


We are currently recruiting Healthcare Assistants for a 5 star nursing home in Tuam, Co. Galway.

Your primary purpose will be to assist in the provision of care at the highest standards. To ensure that residents retain their dignity and privacy.

Responsibilities:

These are will be your responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

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.
Contribute to the moving and treatment of residents to maximize physical comfort, utilizing manual handling techniques. Provide particular attention to residents who have limited mobility.
Observe care plans and alert Nurses regarding any changes in the physical and mental state of the residents
Report immediately any incident or potential incident which may compromise the health and safety of residents or visitors.
Communication with all residents and their family/friends. Ensure that all are made feel welcome and offered refreshments.
Know all residents by name.
Assist in the delivery of end of life care.
Answer the call bell promptly.


Qualifications:

FETAC Level 5- Care for the Elderly

Previous experience with older people


Sounds like you? Apply now, email your CV to tanya.savenkova@headhuntinternational.com or simply call: 083 0105895