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Healthcare Assistant - for Carechoice Nursing home Clonakilty, West Cork

€ 9.50-€10 per hour
Permanent | Part Time
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Job Description

Job Summary:
To deliver high standards of personal, individualised care under the supervision and guidance of the trained nursing staff.
Main duties and responsibilities:
  • To ensure residents hygiene/personal care needs are maintained to the highest standards.
  • To assist residents with mobilising as appropriate.  Ensure correct aids are used.
  • To assist residents with eating and drinking as required.  To assist in the preparation and serving of meals.
  • To report any changes in residents condition to the trained nurse.
  • To adhere to all national and local health and safety policies and guidelines.
  • To be familiar with the Health and safety at work Act 1989.
  • To treat residents as individuals and respect their preferences and choices as far as possible.
  • To carry out practical duties only when competent to do so.
  • To attend mandatory training and other training as directed by the trained nursing staff.


It is a condition of employment that staff will not disclose any information obtained during the course of their work other than to those entitled to receive it.

Variation to duties:

You may be required to undertake other duties as may reasonably be expected of you within the scope of the post.

Amending the job description:

The job description may be subject to change and review due to changing circumstances.  This will be done in consultation with the post holder. 

Related Sectors:
Healthcare / Medical / Nursing
Related Locations:
Cork , Kerry

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