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Industry: Healthcare / Medical
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Salary: €12 per hour

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 wellbeing.


Essential qualities of a Healthcare Assistant include having a genuine concern for others, having the ability to demonstrate kindness, compassion and patience, follow instructions and maintain confidentiality, be punctual, have good English language proficiency and good written and verbal skills.

Your responsibilities as a Healthcare Assistant include . . .

Assist the customer with activities of living i.e. bathing, showering, continence care etc. as outlined in the customer care plan
Pay due care and attention to all aspects of care duties carried out on behalf of the customer
Provide a high standard of care in line with the requirements outlined in the customer care plan

Qualifications & Experience

All Healthcare Assistants must have obtained QQI approved Level 5 Modules ‘Care of the Older Person’ and ‘Care Skills’ (Healthcare Support 5M4339) or have a minimum
of one year experience as a Healthcare Assistant and be in a position to undertake the two QQI Level 5 modules outlined above.
Experience of caring for others in a professional capacity is desirable
12.00 Euro per hour Mon to Saturday and 14.20 on Sundays. Mileage allowance of 25c per mile between customers.

We Offer

Free uniforms
We provide free Personal Protection Equipment – gloves/aprons/uniforms/overshoes/spirigel
We Pay Mileage of 25c per mile between customers
Our payroll is fortnightly, not monthly
Refer A Friend scheme, you can earn a pre-paid Credit Card for €250 euro for introducing a friend to Bluebird Care.
24 hour emergency support from office
Use of technology, our B.R.A.T system gives everyone easy access to their roster at the touch of a button. No need for paper timesheets or the confusion caused by getting revised rosters emailed
Free Moving & Handling Training
We run subsidised training for care workers’ who need to attain the two QQI Level 5 modules - Care Of The Elderly and Care Skills; we offer assistance with applying for funding where applicable

Employment Type

This position is available on a full-time/part-time, permanent contract basis
Flexible working hours

About Bluebird Care

Bluebird Care are proud to provide services that facilitate people to remain in their own homes and community in so far as is possible. Bluebird Care provide 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

Quality Accreditations

Bluebird Care is fully committed to providing high quality services, in line with best practice, national standards and regulatory requirements. Bluebird Care are the only homecare provider in Ireland with all of its offices Q Mark certified, demonstrating its commitment to elevating standards in the homecare sector.

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

Telephone: 01 214 4066

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Bluebird Care are an equal opportunities employer.

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