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Healthcare Assistants

Job in Dublin - Ireland
Posted by SpotOn Connections
Full Time position
Listed on 2020-08-31
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Nursing Home, Healthcare Nursing, Critical Care, Caregiver
  • Nursing
    Nursing Home, Caregiver
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Healthcare Assistants - Ireland
Responsibilities:

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 CNM or staff nurse on duty e.g. washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, dining and all other aspects of daily living.
To encourage and assist residents in recreational activities.
Act as the named carer for specific residents as allocated by the CNM or staff nurse on duty.
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 of The Nursing Home.
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.
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.
Contribute to maintaining a safe environment for the residents, staff and visitors of The Nursing Home
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.
Contribute to the serving of resident meals, assisting residents to eat and drink as necessary
Escort residents when needed to travel externally
Comply with all policies and procedures relevant to job role including those that incorporate health and safety, infection control and waste disposal
Be willing to undertake appointed ongoing training.
To undertake such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the CNM or staff nurse on duty.
Be aware of the confidential nature of the work and in particular, the right of residents to confidentiality. To this end you will not discuss workings of the Home or its residents with people outside the Home
The foregoing should not be considered exhaustive
Position Requirements
High School
Previous experience in care of the elderly
Demonstrate sound knowledge of older people
Act as a good role model
Must be of the caring nature, sympathetic to the needs of all the residents
Have good communication and interpersonal skills
Additional Information / Benefits
The most important aspect here is the VOCATIONAL approach towards this job. You need to understand that is a tough job where you will be taking care of very dependent elderly people.

Competitive salary + other perks:

- Sunday is time and a quarter, bank holidays are double pay.

- 20 days annual leave for full time – pro rata for part time at 8% of hours worked.

- Subsidised meals while on duty.

- Free training.

- Accommodation: The company source the accommodation and pay the first month’s rent and the deposit as a loan and the person pays it back in manageable installments from their pay after a couple of months.

- Flight ticket
Contact Information
Contact Name: SpotOn Connections
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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