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Health Care Assistant

  • Stepping Stones Care Ltd
  • Ref: #JOB-2177239
  • Donnybrook, County Dublin, Ireland
  • No of positions: 2
  • Paid Position
  • 40 hours per week
  • To be Confirmed
  • Published On: 20 Apr 2021
  • Closing On: 18 May 2021
Job Description 
•	sufficient professional knowledge to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role  
•	an understanding of theory and practice in the delivery of Residential Childcare Services  
•	sufficient awareness of policy, legislative and professional requirements to ensure an appropriate standard of service delivery
•	the capacity to plan and manage resources in an effective and resourceful manner  
•	the ability to manage self in a busy working environment including the ability to prioritise workloads
•	flexibility and openness to change
•	to assist in the day-to-day care and supervision of the clients within the home including engaging with them in activities such as housework, maintenance of clothing, cooking and personal care.
•	effective team skills
•	a commitment to assuring high standards and strive for a user centred service
•	the ability to empathise with and treat others with dignity and respect

Person Description: 
•	Relevant recognised Diploma in Social Care / Applied Social Studies in Social Care (Level 7 on National Framework of Qualifications), or, FETAC/QQI level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support/Health Service Skills, or equivalent.
•	Certification in MAPA, BUCCAL, SAMS, Children’s First, Manual Handling, First Aid, Fire Safety would be advantageous but not essential.
•	Must have a full clean current driving licence
•	Excellent written and oral communication skills
•	Available for day, weekend, night duty and ‘sleep-over’ shifts
•	Experience of supporting children/adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism
•	Experience of working with individuals with behaviours of concern
•	Excellent, interpersonal, organisational, logistical and IT skills
 

Career Level

Candidate Requirements

Essential

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