Healthcare Assistant – Ballina

Servisource Healthcare
June 23, 2022
Ballina District Hospital, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Education Requirements
Third Level Certification
Experience Requirements
6 months
Job Responsibilities
All responsibilities and Duties of a Healthcare assistant
Job Industry
Medical Health Professionals
Job Order


Hours: Flexible shifts to suit your requirements 

What we offer:  


  • Competitive rates of pay €14.42 - €17.89
  • Excellent Holiday entitlements
  • Flexibility within your working schedule - you give your own availability
  • Online bookings system
  • A fully comprehensive induction training programme
  • Full in-house training (CPR, Patient Manual Handling, etc)
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • 24-hour on call support
  • Dedicated booking coordinator
  • Continued personal & Professional development
  • Opportunity to gain experience 


The role of the Healthcare Assistant (HCA) is to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and to support nursing staff in the delivery of care to the Resident under the supervision of the Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM2/CNM1) and Registered Nurse. The primary role is to provide direct and indirect day to day care to Residents.  


The Healthcare Assistant will support the provision of a high quality, clean and person-centred service including: 


  • Assisting healthcare staff in caring for Residents. 
  • Attending to housekeeping, catering, laundry, portering or general duties as assigned. 
  • Duties assigned to the Healthcare Assistant will vary depending on the care setting


A Healthcare Assistant will demonstrate: 

  • Knowledge of the service. 
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety as it relates to the role.
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Planning & organisational skills.
  • Resident/Resident focus 
  • FETAC/QQI Level 5in healthcare
  • CPR & Patient Manual Handling
  • 2 written references 
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team 
  • Have an empathetic and caring nature 
  • Full vaccination record
  • Must have (or be willing to complete) training as required
  • Must have eligibility to work in Ireland
  • Be willing to undertake Garda Vetting 


Servisource Contact:  

To apply for this position or for further information on the roles available, please contact: 

Angela Feeney on [email protected] quoting JO-2206-495582 in the subject bar.  

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