Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
Dun Laoghaire Home Care Services
Home care assistants are trained to assist the elderly, disabled, mentally health issues, and/or terminally ill. Home care assistants often work in private homes to help patients with daily tasks such as personal care and meal preparation. Light, general housekeeping may also be expected of a home care assistant.
What are the main care assistant duties?
Typical care assistant duties are wide ranging. The job revolves around helping clients with their immediate needs such as washing, dressing and maintaining their hygiene, as well as helping them with basic day-to-day or administrative tasks like paying bills. However, the care assistant role also includes getting to know clients personally and providing them with emotional support and company, which contributes positively to their wellbeing.
Care can be an extremely rewarding field to work in. Unlike many jobs, it provides opportunities every day to help improve people’s standards of living. Care assistants work on the frontline of care delivery, helping individuals to overcome the everyday difficulties they face. As each client has different needs the job of a care assistant is varied and each day brings new challenges.
Benefits DLHH Offers
Ongoing paid staff training(including FETAC Modules)
Full & Part time flexible working hours in your local area
Hourly rate of pay €13.50
Work phone available
24/7 support service available
Permanent / Full-time