Health Care Assistant - 12HR shifts

Health Care Assistant - 12HR shifts

Donegal and Leitrim

Posted 13/06/2022

  • Donegal and Leitrim

  • Flexible

  • Flexible working hours - Attractive rates of pay and employee benefits

Job description

Job description

Join Bluebird Care and provide meaningful engagement with people in the community.

The Care Assistant’s primary role is to deliver personal care. We provide individualised and tailored support to the older person, to adults, young people, and children with disabilities, in the community and in their own home.

As a valued Home Care Assistant, you will enable people to maintain their independence as far as possible whilst supporting our clients to live in their own homes, whilst ensuring their safety and well-being.

Care Assistants are responsible for the implementation of the requirements of the client’s care plan, perform identified care duties and champion client comfort, dignity, respect, and wellbeing.

Your responsibilities as a Care Assistant include-

  • Assistance with dressing and personal hygiene.
  • Assist the client with Activities in daily living.
  • To ensure appropriate and timely reporting in any changes to an individual's health and wellbeing, following the agreed protocol and Code of conduct.
  • Assisting and preparing meals for our clients.
  • Provide a high standard of care in compliance with Bluebird Care policies.
  • Promote social interactions with our clients.

Qualifications & experience required-

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

Additional requirements-

  • Full clean driving license is essential.
  • Own transport required.
  • To maintain at all times observing confidentiality and boundary management whilst respecting the privacy of the client.

Staff benefits-

  • A competitive salary.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • 20 days annual leave calculated pro rata.

Employment Type

  • Full-time/part-time,
  • Temporary/permanent contracts available.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Attractive rates of pay and employee benefits.
  • Salary: up to €13.50 per hour


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

    Telephone: 074 91 29562

    Email: donegal@bluebirdcare.ie

    • Location

      Donegal and Leitrim

    • Contract type

      Flexible

    • Details

      Flexible working hours - Attractive rates of pay and employee benefits