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Healthcare Assistant - Cork Paid Position

Comfort Keepers

Ref: #JOB-2145185
Comfort Keepers are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic Health Care Assistants in Cork.

PLEASE TRUST THAT ALL OF OUR RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND CARE WORK IS FULLY IN LINE WITH COVID GUIDELINES TO PROTECT ALL OUR CLIENTS, STAFF AND TO PLAY OUR PART NATIONALLY. 

Full driving licence and access to your own transport is essential for this role.

Comfort Keepers help older people to remain safe and happy in their own homes.

So, if you are caring, and have a true passion for providing the highest quality of care to those who need it, then we would love to hear from you! Comfort Keepers are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic Health Care Assistants in Cork and near areas. 

What do we offer?

€11.50 - €12.00 per hour
Premium pay rates on Sundays and Bank holidays
Free QQI Training available for Comfort Keepers employees
Career progression opportunities.
The skills and support to help those who need help and assistance every day.
Employee Assistance Programme (Offering free and confidential support such as financial advice and counseling services to you and your immediate family).
A great back office team to help you. 
What will you be doing as a Healthcare Assistant*

Making a positive difference in care in the community.
Helping people with their daily activities. Assisting with personal care tasks like bathing and dressing or light housekeeping such as changing bed linen and laundry.
The safeguarding of those we care for.
Supporting social interactions and activities.
Protecting against loneliness and isolation in the community.
What qualifications and skills do you need to become a Healthcare Assistant?

Are caring, reliable, trustworthy and kind
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Willing to or have completed/started QQI level 5 or equivalent. Support is very much available to all candidates who are looking to start their caring career.
Comfort Keepers will ensure QQI training is accessible through our sister company Home Care Training, who are registered and accredited QQI training providers. 
*This job description is intended to give potential candidates wishing to join our company an appreciation of the role and the range of some of the duties, it does not attempt to detail every activity. Given the nature of care work, it should be noted that flexibility is required. 


Career Level
  • Entry Level

Candidate Requirements

Essential
  • Minimum Experience Required (Years): 0
  • Driving Licence: Full B
  • Languages: English C2-Master (Fluent)

Desirable
  • Minimum Qualification: No Qualification
  • Ability Skills: Communications, Interpersonal Skills, Personal/Social Care
  • Competency Skills: Flexibility, Time Management

Overview

  • Location: Cork, County Cork, Ireland
  • Job Title: Healthcare Assistant - Cork
  • Hours: 39 h / week
  • No of Positions: 1
  • Rate: 11.50 - 12.00 Euro Hourly
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