Healthcare Assistant South Dublin

Recruit Island Healthcare
November 8, 2019
rathfarnam, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Full-time Day/night shifts available
Education Requirements
Third Level Diploma
Experience Requirements
6 months
Job Responsibilities
Deliver excellent care to patients, adhere to policies and procedure
Job Industry
Job Order
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Fantastic opportunity for qualified Healthcare Assistants in South Dublin. 

The successful Healthcare Assistant will have completed a QQI Level 5 (8 modules) in Healthcare and will have a minimum of 6 months experience as a Healthcare Assistant. Previous experience in a psychiatric environment is an advantage.

Mandatory Healthcare modules required are: Communications, Work Experience, Care Skills, Care Support, Safety & Health at Work. Please do not apply if you have not completed all of the mandatory modules as well as 3 of the elective modules. 

Elective modules are: Recovery Mental Health, Social Studies, Care of the Elderly, Nutrition, Activities of Living Patient Care, Infection Prevention & Control , Human, Growth and Development, Care of the Elderly, Palliative Care, Team working, Nursing theory and practice, Anatomy and physiology, Occupational first aid, Equality and disability, Understanding mental health, Exercise and fitness, Understanding special needs, Gerontology, Health promotion, Disability awareness.

Benefits of this Healthcare Assistant job in South Dublin:

A candidate will be pointed on salary following receipt of your verification of service. Details of the incremental pay scale structure will be provided as requested. 

A permanent full-time contract of employment - the offer of employment is subject to a 6 month probationary period.

The annual leave entitlement will be 20 paid days.

The hours established on the contract of employment for this position will be 78 per fortnight.

We operate a fixed roster pattern; The working week commences on a Sunday.

This pattern repeats for approximately 3 months and may rotate onto Night Duty. Night duty commences on a Wednesday for 7 nights in a row, followed by 7 nights off for approximately 3 months.

Additional benefits include

  • Family friendly working arrangements
  • Fixed roster patterns
  • Generous healthcare staff shift premiums (25% night duty, double time Sundays and bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension
  • Career development
  • Comprehensive training programmes
  • Further education supports
  • On-site library and research facility
  • Bloom Together employee well-being programme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free onsite staff parking
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Uniforms supplied on commencement of employment for healthcare team
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tax saver commuter tickets

If you have the required experience and qualifications for this Healthcare Assistant position in South Dublin, please send your CV to [email protected] or call Nicky on 021-4626154 for more information. All applications to this Healthcare Assistant position in South Dublin will be treated in the strictest confidence. 

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