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Home Care Support Assistants

On behalf of our client in Home Support Services Laois & Offaly, we are currently recruiting 7-10 Home Care Support Assistants for the Laois area. There are both part-time and full-time positions available for an initial 6-month term.

Overall purpose and objectives of the position:

To provide a quality service to support people in the community to remain in their own homes as long as possible who would otherwise need to be cared for in residential care.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

To work under the direction of the Home Help Co-Ordinator to provide personal care services specific to the client’s needs
Domestic

Preparation of food outside the catchment area of meals on wheels as directed by Home Help Co-Ordinator on the basis of assessed need
Domestic cleaning specific to the client as directed
Candidates must have:

A good standard of education
Substantial experience as a caregiver
Excellent written and spoken English
Healthcare Support (QQI Level 5)  or have QQI Level 5 in Care of the Older Person and Care Skills
Valid Patient Moving and Handling Certificate
Participate in the Garda Vetting Process
Access to own transport
For more information on this role contact 0876421629 for more information

Contract length: 6 months

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: €14.94 per hour
Healthcare Wellbeing
Laois