Agency Healthcare
Assistant

Purpose of Position
Our clients are looking to recruit Agency Healthcare Assistants for day and night shifts on a casual/temporary basis.

Responsible To
Director of Nursing

RESPONSIBILITIES AND CORE COMPETENCIES

Our clients are looking to recruit Agency Healthcare Assistants for day and night shifts on a casual/temporary basis.

The ideal candidate should have the following attributes:

Cheerful and compassionate by nature, you will possess sound judgement, initiative and problem-solving abilities and be able to pay attention to the details. Reading, writing and communicating clearly in English is vital.

The following skills are also necessary:

  • Hold a qualification in Healthcare.
  • Genuine interest in care of the elderly.
  • Skill sets that could be value adding to social programmes and activities and willingness to use them.
  • Someone that would be a good team member and would respond positively to management and direction.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Be caring and empathetic.
  • An understanding of HIQA.

General duties and main purpose of the job:

  • To work as part of a team of Healthcare Assistants, under the direction of the Nursing team.
  • To provide quality person centred care to meet the needs of the residents.
  • To provide high standard services as specified in agreed care plans and to contribute to the continual review of residents’ needs.
  • Enable and assist residents to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance.
  • Enable and assist residents to eat and drink.
  • Enable and assist residents to access and use toilet facilities.
  • Contribute to the movement and treatment of residents to maximise their physical comfort.
  • Promote mobility of residents, supervising and assisting as necessary to ensure residents retain optimum mobility.

Job Type Temporary

Empath Ltd
Rockford House, Deans Grange Road, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
Email: recruitment@empath.ie
Tel: 016754369

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