Healthcare Assistants Galway

Full Time // AnywhereSalary: N/A

Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

The role of the care worker is to:

 Provide customer care in line with the direction and supervision of the care supervisor/ care manager.

 Implement the requirements of the customer care plan.

 Perform duties and tasks which promote customer comfort, safety and wellbeing.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • FETAC Level 5 Full Award desirable (Full award must be inclusive of Care of the Older Person Module and Care Skills Modules)
  • *FETAC Level 5 Modules Care of the Older Person and Care Skills essential
  • Experience of caring for others in a professional capacity is desirable
  • Manual Handling (in date) desirable
  • Occupational First Aid (in date) desirable

REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidates need to have 9 months experience working as a care assistant in either homecare, hospitals or nursing homes
  • Full EU driving licence is required
  • Excellent level of English

JOB SPECIFICATION 


Essential

 Genuine care and concern for others

 Good communication skills

 Ability to comply with instructions

 English language proficiency

 Good written and verbal skills

 Ability to work as part of a team while also having the initiative to work independently

 Neat professional dress and appearance

 Punctuality  Customer advocate  Smart Phone

Desirable

 Experience in working in a care/ service environment  Good problem solving ability  Ability to follow a care plan  Driving Licence

KEY WORK FUNCTIONS (Please note this is not an exhaustive list)

The Care Worker will:

 Assist customers with the activities of Living as determined by the individuals needs assessment  Provide a high standard of care in line with the requirements outlined in the customer care plan  Pay due care and attention to all aspects of care tasks carried out on behalf of the customer

 Carry out personal care with respect and dignity and at all times demonstrating sensitivity and empathy with the customer

 Assist the customer with activities of living i.e. bathing , showering, continence care etc. as outlined in the customer care plan 

 Carry out duties as determined by the care plan i.e. cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.

 Be respectful of the care/support environment one is working within 

 Use resources/equipment in line with the manufacturers instruction and report any defects to the Care Supervisor / Care Manager

 Report any concerns he/she may have with regard to any aspect of their role to their Care Supervisor / Care Manager

 Report any concerns he/she may have with regard to the health, safety and welfare of the customer without delay to the Care Supervisor / Care Manager

 Maintain the confidentiality of the customer and the organisation at all times

 Comply with Bluebirdcare policies, procedures and guidance

 Comply with all the training requirements deemed necessary to support his/ her role

 Make known or declare any incapacity regarding health or related issues that may render them (care worker) unfit to carry out their duties appropriately, and that may ultimately compromise the health and safety of the customer

KEY COMPETENCIES

 Ability to demonstrate kindness, compassion and patience  Ability to work alone and with others  Honesty  Punctuality

For further information send your CV to: susana.belles@cplhealthcare.com 

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Ref.no.:
JO-1803-405638_49
Locations:
Anywhere
Salary:
N/A
Employment type:
Full Time;
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