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Employer Comfort Keepers
Job Title Health Care Assistant - Longford -
Description 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
Location Longford Town, Longford
Date Added 19 days ago
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