November 28, 2023

Healthcare Assistant Galway Nursing Home

We are recruiting Healthcare Assistants for a client a well established nursing home in Co. Galway.
Various shifts available (day & night)

Your primary purpose will be to assist in the provision of care at the highest standards. To ensure that residents retain their dignity and privacy.


These are will be your responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

-To carry out assigned and delegated tasks involving direct care and all activities of daily living under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing
-e.g. washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, dining and all other aspects of daily living
-Act as the named carer for specific residents as allocated by the Director of Nursing.
-Contribute to the moving and treatment of residents to maximise physical comfort, utilising manual handling techniques. Provide particular attention to residents who have limited mobility.
-Observe care plans and alert Nurses regarding any changes in the physical and mental state of the residents
-Report immediately any incident or potential incident which may compromise the health and safety of residents or visitors.
-Communication with all residents and their family/friends. Ensure that all are made feel welcome and offered refreshments.
-Know all residents by name.
-Assist in the delivery of end of life care.
-Answer the call bell promptly.



All newly recruited care staff and those in post less than one year commence training to FETAC Level 5 or equivalent within two years of taking up
Long standing care staff have their competency and skills


FETAC Level 5- Care



Previous experience with older people

Sounds like you? Click Apply now, email your CV to tanya.savenkova@headhuntinternational.com or simply call: 0830105895

Employment Type
€12 - €14 per hour