Healthcare Assistant, Silver Stream, Cork

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 1 week ago

Silver Stream, Cork

Healthcare Assistant, Silver Stream, Cork
Silver Stream Healthcare Group offer great employment and training opportunities. We are committed to attracting and retaining professional and dedicated staff to help us provide the highest level of care possible to our residents.
We invest significantly in staff development and training so that our care teams can implement international best practice and have access to the latest developments in gerontology and residential care of the elderly services.

About the role:
The role of the Health Care Assistant is to work part of a team to support nursing staff in the delivery of care to the Resident under supervision of the Clinical Nurse Manager and Registered Nurses. The primary role is to provide direct and indirect day to day care to Residents.
We currently seeking Healthcare Assistants to join our Riverstick Care Centre, Co Cork P43 Y006 or Ballincurrig Care Centre Leamlara, Ballincurrig T56 TC04 on a full time permanent basis.

Assisting health care staff in providing safe, compassionate and professional care to residents.
Carrying out) requirements of individualized care plans.
Getting to know residents interests and needs, providing attention, support and companionship.
Creating a nurturing and supportive environment for the resident.
Facilitate and implement a person centered service appropriate to the needs, wishes and requirements of the resident.
Provide personal assistance in all aspects of personal care while always maintaining their dignity.
Manual handling, ensuring comfort and hygiene of service users and adhering to safe practice at all times.
Providing companionship and social engagement.

***Joining Bonus ***
Knowledge of the service.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work on own initiative and part of a team.
Planning and organisational skills.
Have an outgoing, friendly and caring personality with excellent communication skills
Have a strong desire to support people.
Are reliable and trustworthy with strong sense of empathy.
Full- time positions will require you to work seven 12-hour shifts per fortnight

Desirable requirements:
FETAC Level 5 modules Care of the Elderly.
Patient Moving and Manual Handling training.
Experience: Healthcare: 1 year (preferred)

Benefits of working with us:

  • Joining Bonus*

Competitive Salary
Refer a Friend scheme
Opportunities for career progression
Paid training
Education support
Paid Garda Vetting
Holiday entitlements
Employee Assistance Programme
Uniforms provided
Meals Provided

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