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Healthcare Assistants - Rush

  • Mowlam Healthcare Services Unlimited
  • Ref: #JOB-2282817
  • RUSH NURSING HOME, Skerries Road, Kenure, Co. Dublin, K56 VW68
  • No of positions: 1
  • Paid Position
  • 39 hours per week
  • 27000.00 Euro Annually
  • Published On: 17 May 2023
  • Closing On: 13 Jun 2023
Set in the beautiful town of Rush, North Dublin, Rush Nursing Home is a luxury purpose-built nursing home offering 56 beds

We are currently inviting applications for the position of full-time Healthcare Assistant in Rush Nursing Home.

Purpose of the Role
The Care Assistant works as a member of a team delivering care to the residents via the Named Nurse concept. As such a team member, the Care Assistant contributes to the fulfilment of Mowlam Healthcare’s philosophy of care.

What does this role entail?
Supporting the nursing staff and team in delivering quality person-centred care to meet the needs of residents
Getting to know residents’ interests and needs providing attention, support and companionship
Promoting the mobility of residents, supervising and assisting as necessary to ensure optimum mobility is maintained and improved where possible
Enabling and assisting residents to maintain their personal appearance /hygiene needs whilst always maintaining their dignity
Enabling and assisting residents to eat/drink and achieve physical comfort
Participating, organising and carrying out social activities
Sustaining high level of communication between resident’s family and staff developing good relationships
Assisting in the upkeep of high standards of cleanliness in the home
Contributing to the maintenance of Health and Safety in the home
Any other duties deemed necessary by Nurse in Charge and management.

What are the qualifications/skills needed?
FETAC/QQI Level 5 qualification in Healthcare in relevant modules
Experience working in a healthcare environment (with a good knowledge of HIQA standards) preferable
Excellent communication skills
Can work independently or part of a team
Ability to maintain a positive approach in a sometimes-challenging environment
Fluent level of English both written and oral
All posts are subject to satisfactory references, medical and Garda vetting.

What do we offer?
Guaranteed hours contracts
Premium Sunday rate & Double time on bank holidays
Paid Breaks
Death in Service benefit
Free Garda Vetting
Comprehensive induction training and continued in-house training/professional development
Opportunities for career progression
Paid trainings
Subsidised/Covered meals

This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role and the range of duties, it does not attempt to detail every activity. Given the nature of the work, it must be stressed that maximum flexibility is required to work in the nursing home. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder periodically by the Home Manager. 
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Career Level

  • Entry Level

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