Health Care Assistant - Longford -
Longford Town, Longford
HOME CARE ASSISTANT/CARER. Home Care Provider of the year 2017. €11.50 per hour €8 per 30 minute visit. €10 per 30 minutes visit on Sundays and Bank Holidays. With an ageing population, the need to care for older people is an important part of every community. As a Home Care Assistant with us, you can expect a demanding but rewarding career, and, with both part-time and full-time jobs available. Duties of Home Care Assistants include but are not limited to providing personal care, mobility assistance, light house work, medication prompting, meal preparation and companionship and will vary based on the needs of your client. We are now recruiting Home Care Assistants in your area. What we are looking for: • Ideally have QQI Level 5 Care Skills and Care of the Older Person. • Ability to work independently or as part of a team. • Have a caring and empathetic nature. • Enjoy working as part of the community. • Be comfortable working in a sometimes challenging environment. What we can offer you: PAY: • Highly competitive hourly rates of pay: € 11.50 per hourly visit and € 8 per 30 minutes visit. Sundays and Bank holidays rates apply. • Flexible working hours. BENEFITS: • Free Garda Vetting. • Free Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) – gloves, aprons etc. RECOGNITION: • Career progression: opportunities to progress with both office and reviewer positions. • National Carer of the year Award. • Local Carer Social events. • Regular Feedback. • Refer a Friend bonus. TRAINING & SUPPORT: • On site classroom based training for carers who need to attain the two QQI Level 5 modules ; discount on Comfort Keepers run courses. • 2 day induction training program inclusive of patient and manual handling. • Intellectual Disabilities Modules also offered. • 24 hour support from office and on-call team. • Employee Representative Committee. • State of the art log-in system in place for carers with regular updates. • Regular Carer Newsletters with updates. HEALTH AND WELL BEING: • Reduced Private Health Insurance Scheme. • Employee Assistance Programme which offers an advice and counselling service available for carers and their immediate families.
337 days ago