CARE ASSISTANT (Carers that drive only) – ATHLONE, CO. WESTMEATH

CARE ASSISTANT (Carers that drive only) – ATHLONE, CO. WESTMEATH

Longford, Roscommon, Westmeath

Posted 08/12/2022

  • Longford, Roscommon, Westmeath

  • Flexible

  • [Attractive rates] - [part time/ full time] - [Free QQI level 5]

Job description

Job Title: Home Care Assistant (Carers that drive only)

Job Location: Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Must have valid proof of authorisation to work in Ireland.

Role of Healthcare Assistant

The Care Assistant’s primary role is to deliver personal care and assistance to a client in his/her own home. Care Assistants are responsible for the implementation of the requirements of the clients care plan, perform identified care duties and promote client comfort, dignity and wellbeing.

Your responsibilities as a Care Assistant include . . .

  • Assist the client with Activities of Living
  • Pay due care and attention to all aspects of care duties carried out on behalf of the client
  • Provide a high standard of care in compliance with Bluebird Care Policies


Qualifications & Experience

  • Care Assistants must have obtained QQI approved Level 5 Modules Care of the Older Person and Care Skills/Healthcare Support.
  • Or have experience caring for others and be in a position to undertake the two modules outlined above.



Essential qualities of a Care Assistant include having a genuine concern for others, having the ability to demonstrate kindness, compassion and patience.

Employment Type

  • Part-time and Full-time permanent contracts available
  • Option to work seasonal hours
  • Local employment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive Pay Rates
  • Paid annual leave
  • Mileage allowance in addition to the basic rate of pay
  • Own transport required
  • Free online QQI Level 5 training for Care of the Older Person and Care Skills modules
  • Ongoing training provided
  • Out of hours support


Contact us if you would like to know more about this position

Telephone: 090 6491044


  • Location

    Longford, Roscommon, Westmeath

  • Contract type


  • Details

    [Attractive rates] - [part time/ full time] - [Free QQI level 5]