Healthcare Assistants needed for home care across Co. Carlow and Co. Kilkenny, call Miriam in Clannad Care on 051-878947 to discuss this role further.
Clannad Care are actively recruiting for Health Care Assistants to provide quality homecare services in Co. Carlow
Suitable applicants will have a minimum of the following
QQI Level 5 Care Skills
QQI Level 5 Care of the Elderly
Manual and Patient Handling (not essential as training can be provided)
Duties and Responsibilities of this role will include:
Assist clients with hygiene needs at the bedside / bathroom and the use of commodes, bedpan urinals etc
Observe skin conditions and report abnormalities to member of management team
Assist clients with dressing and grooming in accordance with individual preference
Assist with preparation and serving of light snacks and nutritious drinks.
Helps to ensure that individual dietary needs are adhered to.
Assist with lifting, turning, moving and re-positioning of clients using appropriate equipment.
Assist clients with walking and general exercises.
Assist with safe transfer of clients from bed to chair where applicable
Assist with pressure sore prevention.
Assist clients with achieving or maximising independence where applicable.
Communication and Documentation
Reports any unusual occurrence to the management team e.g. pain, distress.
Completes journal entries for each scheduled call with clients.
Report to supervisor any concerns, accidents or incidents involving clients.
If you are a caring, trustworthy and well organised individual and have the required skills, please contact Miriam on 051 878947 or please email your CV to [email protected]