Health Care Assistants – Full/Part Time – Mallow

at Bridhaven Nursing Home (view profile)
Location Spaglen, Mallow, Ireland
Date Posted February 9, 2018
Category Health care assistant
Job Type Permanent


Job Title: Health Care Assistant
Reporting to: Nurse in Charge
Accountable to: Sr. Health Care Assistant / Assistant Person in Charge

Purpose of the Role
To provide and maintain the highest standard of care to Residents within the Nursing Home; through the provision of a stimulating environment in which the emotional, social, physical and psychological needs of the individuals are met. To ensure that all Policies and Procedures are adhered to at all times and to act as a resource and support for the registered nurse in charge


To assist residents in washing, dressing and undressing.
To participate in the basic nursing care of the residents under the supervision of trained staff and within the guidelines of our Health & Safety and other relevant policies: e.g. mobility, bed bathing, turning, pressure area, mouth care, eye care etc.
To assist the residents with their toileting needs, including continence promotion.
To change beds, tidy resident’s room and do light cleaning. To empty aids, where appropriate.
To assist with mobility, including those of mobility aids, where appropriate.
To help in the serving of meals and drinks, feeding those residents who are unable to feed themselves and ensuring that each resident receives the meal or diet that he/she has requested and is suitable for his/her needs and/or stated in their care plans.
To be a team player.
To act at all times in a professional manner to visitors, staff and residents within the home.
To attend any training sessions required to undertaken the role.
To help maintain a safe environment for staff, residents and visitors, through awareness of health and safety policies and by attending training as required.


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