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empathrecruitment Jobs: Healthcare Assistant- Kilcock, Co. Kildare

Description

Industry: Healthcare / Medical
Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Salary: €10.80 per hour

Background of Empath

Empath is a recruitment, retention and workforce management company for healthcare professionals and employers.
We are a supplier of reliable, consistent, highly skilled and innovative temporary nursing and healthcare assistants to nursing homes, hospitals, clinics and care providers throughout Ireland on short-term or urgent needs.

We offer candidates the flexibility to work around their college and their home life. We work on a week by week roster with all our shifts being 12 hours.
If you are a college student that is studying nursing/medicine this is a great way to gain more experience in the healthcare industry. If you are thinking about going back to work part-time this may also suit you as you have the flexibility to choose what days, you want to work.
You maybe someone working already in the healthcare industry but in a different sector and looking for a change, working in nursing homes and hospitals will give you that bit more confidence.

Job Description:

If the below sounds like you please talk to us today.

Cheerful and compassionate by nature, you will possess sound judgement, initiative and problem-solving abilities and be able to pay attention to the details. Reading, writing and communicating clearly in English is vital.
• Hold a qualification in Healthcare.
• Genuine interest in care of the elderly.
• Skill sets that could be value adding to social programmes and activities and willingness to use them.
• Someone that would be a good team member and would respond positively to management and direction.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Be caring and empathetic.
• An understanding of HIQA.

General duties and main purpose of the job:

• To work as part of a team of Healthcare Assistants, under the direction of the Nursing team.
• To provide quality person-centred care to meet the needs of the residents.
• To provide high standard services as specified in agreed care plans and to contribute to the continual review of residents’ needs.
• Enable and assist residents to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance.
• Enable and assist residents to eat and drink.
• Enable and assist residents to access and use toilet facilities.
• Contribute to the movement and treatment of residents to maximise their physical comfort.
• Promote mobility of residents, supervising and assisting as necessary to ensure residents retain optimum mobility.

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