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|Date Posted||July 28, 2017|
ROLE OF HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT
The Healthcare Assistant’s primary role is to deliver personal care and assistance to a customer in his/her own home. Healthcare Assistants are responsible for the implementation of the requirements of the customer care plan, perform the identified care duties and promote customer comfort, dignity and well-being.
Essential qualities of a Healthcare Assistant include:
- having a genuine concern for others
- having the ability to demonstrate kindness, compassion and patience
- maintain confidentiality
- having good English language proficiency and good written and verbal skills.
Qualifications & Experience
Must have or be working towards:
- QQI Level 5 in Home Care or Health Care
- or have a qualification in Social Care
Experience of caring for others in a professional capacity is desirable
This position is available on a full-time/part-time, temporary/permanent contract basis
Flexible working hours
ABOUT BLUEBIRD CARE
Bluebird Care is proud to provide services that facilitate people to remain in their own homes and community in so far as is possible. Bluebird Care provides services to a wide range of people, including: older persons, adults with Dementia, adults who require care and support due to chronic illness, adults and children with physical/sensory/intellectual disabilities, college students who require support to attend university/IT etc., and people who require support/rehabilitation to live at home
Bluebird Care is fully committed to providing high quality services, in line with best practice, national standards and regulatory requirements. Bluebird Care is the only homecare provider in Ireland with all of its offices Q Mark certified, demonstrating its commitment to elevating standards in the homecare sector.
Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Bluebird Care is an equal opportunities employer.