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Health Care Assistant Paid Position


Ref: #JOB-2069679
Contract Type: Permanent Fulltime

Hours per week: Minimum of 36 hours

Start Date: Immediate

Sonas Nursing Homes is an award winning leading provider of residential care to older persons operating Nursing Homes with independent living villages across Ireland. Sonas Nursing Homes cater for respite, convalescent, day care, short-term, long-term and palliative care and independent living. At our core is a commitment to our Sonas Values - Teamwork, Energy, Advocacy, Warmth, Empowerment and Empathy.


Sonas Nursing Home Cloverhill is located beside Cloverhill Church and primary school in the heart of the community, with a service that’s out on its own. The 54 bed Nursing Home is a bright, modern, state-of-the-art facility, offering personalised care in the relaxed atmosphere situated three miles from Roscommon town.

Benefits of working for Sonas Nursing Homes:

Employing over 550 people nationwide, we offer unparalleled opportunity to develop your career and broaden your experience.
All Meals Provided while on duty
1 X Uniform and Name Badge Provided
Sonas Nursing Homes have built and sustained its reputation for excellence which make us an excellent employer of choice.
Employee Well-Being Program
Career Progression
Training and Development Provided
Refer a Friend Bonus
Free on-site Parking
Induction Training Program
Staff Social Events
Education Assistance Program
Long Service Recognition Awards
“Buddy” Mentorship Program
Induction Training Program
Staff Social Events
Education Assistance Program
Bike to Work Scheme
* Responsibilities and duties will include but are not limited to:

Support and assist residents enabling them to fulfil their activities of daily living ensuring that residents are encouraged to be as independent as possible.
Deliver a high standard of person-centred care ensuring all practices reflects the privacy, dignity and respect of our residents and underpins all the basic values that contribute to an excellent quality of life.
Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality.
Promote, encourage and practice the ethos of person-centred care.
Participate in organising and carrying out social outings and in-house activities.
Maintain resident’s dining rooms, living areas and bedrooms in a neat, presentable and hygienic state.
Assist the management team during internal and external audits/inspections.
Must be available to work day, night and weekend shifts on a fulltime basis.
Education & Qualifications:

Must have started or completed FETAC/QQI Major Award Level 5 in Healthcare or related field.
Modules completed in Care of the Older Person, Infection Prevention & Control, Nutrition and Palliative Care Support are desirable.
Current and valid Infection Control, Manual and Resident Moving & Handling & Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Certificates (training can be provided if required).
Skills and Experience:

Career Level
  • Not Required

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum Experience Required (Years): 0
  • Minimum Qualification: Level 6 (incl Higher Advanced Certificate & National Craft Certificate) OR Healthcare, Care of the older person,

  • Ability Skills: Customer Service, Interpersonal Skills, Personal/Social Care
  • Competency Skills: Flexibility, Problem Solving, Teamwork
  • Languages: English B2-Upper intermediate


  • Location: Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland Tullow Street, County Carlow, Ireland County Roscommon, County Roscommon, Ireland Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland Enniscrone, County Sligo, Ireland Belmullet, Belmullet, County Mayo, Ireland Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland
  • Job Title: Health Care Assistant
  • Hours: 40 h / week
  • No of Positions: 21
  • Rate: To be Confirmed
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