Our Health Care Assistant works as a member of a team delivering care to the residents of Ennis Road Care Facility.
What will you need to do:
Supporting the nursing staff and team in delivering quality person-centered 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, organizing 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.
Care for each resident like they are your own family.
Any other duties deemed necessary by Nurse in Charge and management.
What are the qualifications/skills needed?
FETAC/QQI Level 5 qualification in Healthcare (or equivalent) in all relevant modules.
Experience working in a healthcare environment (with a good knowledge of HIQA standards) preferable.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to maintain a positive approach in a sometimes-challenging environment.
Fluent level of English both written and oral.