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Healthcare Assistant




St Camillus Nursing Centre

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Job Description:

St Camillus Nursing Centre provides resident-centered nursing home care with compassion, dignity and respect. .Our ethos is to create a home from home for our residents,, where they can live life to the full, with support from our staff.
Responsibilities and Duties:

The Care Assistant works as a member of a team delivering daily care to the residents .
•    Supporting the nursing staff in providing high-quality holistic care to our residents
•    Ensuring residents hygiene/personal care needs are maintained to the highest standards while maintaining the resident’s dignity at all time
•    Assisting residents with eating and drinking in line with their nutrition needs.
•    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
•    Assisting in the upkeep of high standards of cleanliness in the home
•    Contributing to the maintenance of Health and Safety in the home
•    Any other duties deemed necessary by Nurse in Charge or management team.

        Canditates must be available to work varied shift patterns: days, nights & weekends, across Monday to Sunday.
•    FETAC/QQI Level 5 qualification in Healthcare in relevant modules
•    Experience  preferable but not essential as in house training will be provided.
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Can work independently or part of a team
•    Ability to maintain a positive approach in a sometimes-challenging environment
•    Fluent level of English both written and oral.
The position offers:
•    Guaranteed hours contracts(9 month temporary contract initially)
•    Free Garda Vetting
•    Induction training and continued in-house training
•    Meals
        Free Parking
Candidate must have Garda clearence and two written  references essential.

  Extra Information: Please submit CV to Marie Keaney, St Camillus Nursing Centre, Killucan, Co Westmeath or e -mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Phone 044 9376276


Permanent / Full-time

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