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Employer Comfort Keepers
Job Title Home Care Assistant - Athy, Castledermot, Narraghmore
Description HOME CARE ASSISTANT/CARER
Home Care Provider of the year 2017
€12 per hour €8 per 30 minute visit
€10 per 30 minutes visit on Sundays and Bank Holidays

Work somewhere great and make a difference

With an ageing population, the need to care for older people is an important part of every community. As a Home Care Assistant with us, you can expect a demanding but rewarding career, and, with both part-time and full-time jobs available. Duties of Home Care Assistants include but are not limited to providing personal care, mobility assistance, light house work, medication prompting, meal preparation and companionship and will vary based on the needs of your client. We are now recruiting Home Care Assistants in your area.

What we are looking for:
• Ideally have QQI Level 5 Care Skills and Care of the Older Person
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team
• Have a caring and empathetic nature
• Enjoy working as part of the community
• Be comfortable working in a sometimes challenging environment

What we can offer you:
PAY & GUARANTEED HOURS:

• Highly competitive hourly rates of pay:
€ 12 per hourly visit when QQI modules Care of the Older Person and Care Skills obtained
€8 per 30 minute appointment
€ 10 per 30 minutes visit on Sundays and Bank Holidays
Sundays and Bank holidays rates apply

• Guaranteed minimum weekly contracts offered*
*Terms and conditions apply

BENEFITS:

• Flexible working or Guaranteed minimum weekly contracts offered*
• Free Garda Vetting
• Free Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) – gloves, aprons etc.
• Open door policy with your supporting office.
• Split shifts with varying times between 07.30am and 11pm.


RECOGNITION:

• Career progression: opportunities to progress with both office and reviewer positions
• National Carer of the year Award
• Local Carer Social events
• Regular Feedback
• Refer a Friend bonus

TRAINING & SUPPORT:

• On site classroom based training for carers who need to attain the two QQI Level 5 modules ; discount on Comfort Keepers run courses
• 3 day induction training program inclusive of patient and manual handling
• Intellectual Disabilities Modules also offered
• 24 hour support from office and on-call team
• Employee Representative Committee
• State of the art log-in system in place for carers with regular updates
• Regular Carer Newsletters with updates

HEALTH AND WELL BEING:

• Reduced Private Health Insurance Scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme which offers an advice and counselling service available for carers and their immediate families
Location Athy, Kildare
Date Added 125 days ago
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