Healthcare Assistant

Job Type: Full Time
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Salary: €13.32 per hour
Job Refrence: Ref: #JOB-2285641

Job Details
Job category: healthcare assistant
Job Location: Santry, Santry, County Dublin, Ireland 53.3973579406738 -6.24510526657104
Start date: 01/08/2023
Contract type: Permanent Full-time
Positions : 25
Career level: Not Required
Salary: 27000.00 Euro Annually
Hours per week: 39

Job Description & Skills Required
We are proud to say that Bartra Healthcare is a group of premium quality nursing homes each of which provides individualised care in a safe, friendly and comfortable environment where all of the needs of our residents are met.
Being a great place to work is the difference between being a good company and a great company and we strive every day to nurture a culture of honesty, respect, enthusiasm and teamwork.

We are currently recruiting for Full-Time Health Care Assistants for our Northwood Residential Home, Santry, Dublin 9.


To work as part of a team of Health Care Assistants, under the direction of the Nursing team
To provide quality person-centred care to meet the needs of residents/patients
To provide high standard services as specified in agreed care plans and to contribute to the continual review of resident’s needs
Enable and assist resident to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance
Enable and assist resident to eat and drink
Enable and assist resident to access and use toilet facilities, participating in individual continence promotion programmes
Contribute to the movement and treatment of resident to maximise their physical comfort
Promote mobility of resident, supervising and assisting as necessary to ensure resident retains optimum mobility
Maintain high level of communication between resident’s family and staff developing good relationships
To work closely with the activity co-ordinator/social care leader of the Residential home and ensure engagement of the residents at arranged activities where possible and suitable.
To escort/Accompany residents to the hospital or for other appointments when directed by the senior nursing staff.
Staff adhere to infection control and prevention policy
Safekeeping of resident’s personal property
Report broken or unsafe items that need repair
Assess and record vital signs and report any concerns to nursing team
Assess and record weights and MUST scores and report any concerns to nursing team
Participate in CPR and basic lifesaving and act as a first responder for the HCA team
Takes blood samples from residents/patients following phlebotomy training.

Essential Qualifications:
Full QQI Level 5 in Healthcare or a Nursing Degree OR
Partial QQI Level 5 – Must have Care Skills and Care of the Older Person modules completed

The ideal candidate should have the following attributes:

Cheerful and compassionate by nature, you will possess sound judgement, initiative and problem-solving abilities and be able to pay attention to the details.

Sector: human health and social work activities
Career Level
Not Required

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