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Health Care Assistant Job at St Michaels Nursing Home – in Limerick, County Limerick

Job Description

Responsibilities and Duties:

Supporting the nursing staff and team in delivering quality person-centered care to meet the needs of residents
Getting to know residents’ interests and needs providing attention, support, and companionship
Promoting the mobility of residents, supervising and assisting as necessary to ensure optimum mobility is maintained and improved where possible
Enabling and assisting residents to maintain their personal appearance /hygiene needs whilst always maintaining their dignity
Enabling and assisting residents to eat/drink and achieve physical comfort
Participating, organising, and carrying out social activities
Sustaining a high level of communication between resident’s family and staff developing good relationships
Assisting in the upkeep of high standards of cleanliness in the home
Contributing to the maintenance of Health and Safety in the home
Any other duties deemed necessary by the Nurse in Charge and management.
Qualifications / Skills:

FETAC/QQI Level 5 qualification in Healthcare
Experience working in a healthcare environment
Excellent communication skills
Can work independently or as part of a team
Ability to maintain a positive approach
Fluent level of English both written and oral
What do we offer?

Free Garda Vetting
Comprehensive induction training and continued in-house training/professional development
Free on-site parking
Free Lunches
Sunday Rates apply
Free Uniform

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent


  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Caherconlish, Limerick, CO. Limerick: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Healthcare: 1 year (preferred)


  • QQI Level 5 in Healthcare Support (preferred)

About the Company

Company: St Michaels Nursing Home –

Company Location:  Limerick, County Limerick

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