Healthcare Assistant Jobs Ireland

Your Rewarding Career In Care Is Waiting For You

Connected Health currently delivers almost 5 million homecare visits per year and demand for healthcare assistants to deliver our high quality brand of homecare in their communities continues to rise exponentially across Ireland. Are you ready to join the most innovative homecare company in Ireland for a truly rewarding career in care?

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Become A Professional Carer

We’re currently looking for Healthcare Assistants in counties Dublin, Laois, Meath, Cavan, Kildare, and others.

We’re also seeking Healthcare Assistants with driving experience who are able to transport clients to and from appointments, the shops and meet-ups with friends.

Whether you’re looking to be a part time Healthcare Assistant, full time, or something in between, we have flexible working hours available for all our homecare staff to suit their lifestyles.

Connected Health pays the best rates available to care workers in Ireland, as well as offering an attractive benefits package, and exceptional career progression and training development opportunities.

Not only does Connected Health offer flexibility in hours of work but also provides opportunities for seasonal changes in working arrangements to accommodate our team members.

Frequently Asked Questions

Connected Health is Ireland’s premium independent provider of home care services, we deliver effective and efficient high quality healthcare services in the home covering both NI and ROI.

While previous care experience would be beneficial it is not necessary, as full training will be provided. QQI level 5 is required before you begin work, we have a training partner to provide your QQI training which you can begin whilst you go through the recruitment process.

Connected Health employees receive a competitive rate of pay and benefits package. Some of our employee benefits are listed below:

  • £200 joining bonus
  • £200 refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Car accident management service
  • Passport signing service

We offer a range of full time or part time hours, working alternate weekends.

Yes, a driver’s license and access to a car is needed as it is required to drive to and from the client’s house, in some regions with good public transport we can accommodate people without a driver’s license.

Yes, Connected Health has a GP partner who will carry out your fit to work certificate FREE of charge.

Unfortunately, Connected Health does not provide support for visa applications. You must be based in country with a PPS Number and Bank Account before you can begin recruitment process. You must have the relevant visa documentation and an international police check certificate.

Through the Connected Academy we offer learning for our staff to gain qualifications. We offer Level 2 Health and Social Care Apprenticeship (T&C’s apply), Level 3 Health and Social Care and Level 5 Health and Social Care.

Current Vacancies

Care Job Opportunities Examples

We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is proactive and dynamic with the ability to work within a professional team committed to delivering the best home care in Ireland.

The candidate will be part of a highly effective team, will support and develop the care team to ensure the service provided is quality and to a high standard, have strong organisational and networking skills as well as having excellent IT skills. Our work involves assisting our clients to live as independently as possible in the comfort of their own homes.

What we offer:

  • Hours – Agreed 40 hours per week
  • €200 Sign on Bonus*
  • Rotational working weekend
  • 20 days paid holidays per annum (pro rata)
  • Excellent training provided, support for further training and development
  • Opportunity for further career advancement within Connected Health
  • Work mobile phone
  • Refer a friend scheme €200 for each referral*

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Community:

  • To undertake spot checks with healthcare assistants within the community
  • To undertake client reviews in relations to the care they are continuing to receive
  • To carry out the completion staff introductions in line with the company policies and procedures
  • To be responsible for staff shadowing – ensuring Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • To undertake emergency over – Rapid response (filling new packages and discharges)
  • To evaluate and monitor the quality of the care delivered to clients and report to the area manager with concerns
  • Support and assist with care team development
  • Checking and collecting journal notes from clients houses
  • Delivery of Careplans, log sheets and gloves to clients homes when required
  • Deliver of PPE

Office:

  • To update online system documentation i.e., reviews and spot checks
  • To develop a plan working week by booking in reviews (including confirming with NOK and clients)
  • To develop a system of completing spot checks with Healthcare staff
  • To be responsible for filing paperwork
  • To provide support co-ordinators with uncovered/tasks in emergency if needed
  • To attend weekly check ins with teams as required

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • Have a relevant health or social care background
  • 1 years supervisory experience
  • Full QQI Level 5 Major award in Healthcare Support, or equivalent and working towards achieving a relevant QQI level 6 award
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English
  • Full Clean Driving Licence and Access to Car

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, and have an empathic approach to people
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Office
  • Be highly organised, and have excellent time management skills

Are you looking to be part of a team of healthcare professionals who support local people to remain independent at home?

Connected Health is a Dublin-based home care provider operating across Ireland. We are looking for kind, compassionate & reliable people with a passion for caring to join our network of home care assistants in Dublin and throughout Ireland.

Locations: Ballinarobe, Westport,

What Connected Health can offer our home care assistants:

  • Competitive rates – Up to €20 per hour plus travel allowance
  • €200 Sign on Bonus
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday rate
  • Flexible working hours Bi-monthly pay (paid twice a month)
  • Contracted hours 24/7 support from our healthcare managers and friendly office team
  • Paid induction and shadow training*
  • Opportunities for continual healthcare training & development
  • A lucrative refer a friend scheme – €200 per referral*
  • Care Assistant of the Month scheme Company uniform and full PPE

Essential Criteria:

  • No experience required*
  • QQI Level 5 (Care Skills and Care of the Older Person) – we can help you achieve these before start date*
  • Hold a full driving licence with access to a car is essential
  • Good English skills – both spoken and written
  • A cheerful, upbeat, and friendly personality

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To undertake personal care and daily living tasks as agreed with the service user, their family and the professionals involved with the individual service plan
  • To work at all times within the policies and procedures of Connected Health Ltd or if required Next of Kin
  • To provide service users with opportunities to express their preference as to the way tasks are carried out
  • To develop and maintain professional working relationships with service users and work colleagues from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • To communicate regularly with the immediate supervisor, in particular regarding changes in the service user’s condition or circumstances
  • To use the services on-call system in accordance with the service guidance. To attend training including induction training, team meetings and individual supervision sessions as required
  • To complete documentation, including service user records and timesheets
  • To comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
  • To participate in supervision, staff meetings and training activities as required
  • To be responsible for maintaining and improving own knowledge and skills through experience and training
  • To undertake additional responsibilities as requested by the Service Manager following the successful completion of specific training and personal skills development
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as required.

Reporting to the Clinical Lead of the Republic of Ireland, the Area and Clinical Governance Support Nurse position is a new, exciting development within the Connected Health Clinical Governance Team. In this position, you will be part of a clinical team and responsible for overseeing that clients in your area are being provided with safe and effective care. You will work closely with the Client Care Managers who manage their own HSE area. There are two positions being created but each successful candidate will manage different geographical areas:

CHO 2,8 (LO/LWLM) – Mayo/ Galway/ Midlands

Travel will be required between client homes and Connected Health offices located within these regions (Company car provided). To help support you, you will have dedicated functional support from the Clinical Lead, Client Care Managers, Supervisors, Senior Care Assistants, Care Assistants, Care Co-ordinators and Support Staff. By supporting the Client Care Managers, you will assist them with running their areas and ensure that auditing and compliance checks are completed regularly. You will have the responsibility to take ownership of achieving the highest levels of compliance with regards to regulations, laws, quality standards and policies whilst ensuring your service receives an outstanding HSE/ HIQA inspection.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Have complete oversight of your area to ensure high competence and compliance levels at all times
  • Provide clinical support on request of client care managers and assist with complex patient care needs assessments
  • To anticipate and identify improvements needed and address deficiencies in the quality of service provided. This will include service development needs, education development and implementation of policies, audit processes and patient safety initiatives
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with services providers both HSE and private clients to ensure smooth running of our service
  • Liaising with the designated stakeholders relative to the Area i.e. Public Health Nurse & HSE whilst promoting an open and transparent working culture
  • Actively seek feedback from commissioners, stakeholders, staff, clients and relatives to look at service improvement and achieving positive outcomes for those who use our services
  • Reporting Key Performance Indictors and reporting to the Operations Team on a weekly and monthly basis
  • To carry out regular risk assessments to identify clinical risks and prevent accidents and Support Client Care Manager’s in appropriate incident management systems for incidents, complaints, adverse incidents and safeguarding concerns
  • Have complete oversight of all incidents, complaints, safeguarding and other concerns at all times and discuss all with the Clinical Lead
  • Ensure all HR processes are followed within the area you are covering
  • Internally audit and monitor Client and Staff files of Area Managers whilst maintaining own
  • Support Clients and Client Care Managers with wound care and complex needs advice and revert to HSE/ Public Health where necessary
  • Contribute to an areas contingency planning and updating priority banding of clients
  • Ensure appropriate training is in place for all staff and advocate for staff training needs when required while also Identifying gaps in training where we can make improvements for our carers to provide better care to our clients
  • Complete weekly report to line manager and contribute to monthly clinical governance meetings
  • Collate and analyse data, identifying patterns or trends as requested
  • To be responsible for establishing and keeping track of quality improvement and other information that concerns patient care.

** This list of duties is not exhaustive and will require the successful candidate to be flexible and be adaptable to change.

Essential criteria

  • Active on the NMBI Register – General Nurse Division
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an acute setting
  • Hold a current full clean driving license
  • Have strong team work ability but also a High degree of self-motivation to take initiative and work alone

Desirable criteria

  • Previous experience working within home care
  • Certification in wound care
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multitask in an ever changing environment

Skills & qualities

  • Exemplar communication skills with the ability to lead in a facilitative and confident manner
  • Be a highly determined, driven, and ambitious individual, with the desire to make a real difference to the lives of our service users and assist in the growth of our clinical services
  • Have a high level of organisation skills with the ability to plan and prioritise with excellent attention to detail.
  • A creative and strategic thinker who is able to embrace, influence and communicate improvements to the team
  • Positive and engaging person with the ability to build great working relationships.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is proactive and dynamic with the ability to work within a professional team committed to delivering the best home care in Ireland.

The candidate will be part of a highly effective team, will support and develop the care team to ensure the service provided is quality and to a high standard, have strong organisational and networking skills as well as having excellent IT skills. Our work involves assisting our clients to live as independently as possible in the comfort of their own homes.

Join Connected Health and you can expect an extremely rewarding career, ensuring we are delivering high quality care.

Location: North Dublin

Benefits

  • €31000 + travel allowance per annum
  • 4 Day week
  • 12 hour shifts – 8am – 8pm or 9am – 9pm
  • 2 hour break – 2pm – 4pm or 3pm – 5pm
  • Fortnightly pay

Job Requirements

The Rapid Responder is responsible for a variety of activities that can include:

·      To undertake spot checks with healthcare assistants within the community

·      To undertake client reviews in relations to the care they are continuing to receive

·      To be responsible for staff shadowing – ensuring Health & Safety policies and procedures

·      To undertake emergency over – Rapid response (filling new packages and discharges)

·      To evaluate and monitor the quality of the care delivered to clients and report to the area manager with concerns

·      Checking and collecting journal notes from clients houses

·      Delivery of Careplans, log sheets and gloves to client’s homes when required

·      Delivery of PPE

The post holder may be required to undertake such other duties as may be required to meet the needs and responsibility of the Company.

Ideal Candidate

·      Have a least 1 years Homecare experience in Ireland

·      Have at least 2 Core Modules of QQI level 5 in Health & Social care – Care Skills and Care of the Older person

·      Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English

·      Full Clean Driving Licence and Access to Car

Desirable Criteria

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, and have an empathic approach to people
  • Be highly organised, and have excellent time management skills

We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is proactive and dynamic with the ability to work within a professional team committed to delivering the best home care in Ireland.

The candidate will be part of a highly effective team, will support and develop the care team to ensure the service provided is quality and to a high standard, have strong organisational and networking skills as well as having excellent IT skills. Our work involves assisting our clients to live as independently as possible in the comfort of their own homes.

Join Connected Health and you can expect an extremely rewarding career, ensuring we are delivering high quality care.

Location: North Dublin

Job Requirements

The Rapid Responder is responsible for a variety of activities that can include:

·      To undertake spot checks with healthcare assistants within the community

·      To undertake client reviews in relations to the care they are continuing to receive

·      To be responsible for staff shadowing – ensuring Health & Safety policies and procedures

·      To undertake emergency over – Rapid response (filling new packages and discharges)

·      To evaluate and monitor the quality of the care delivered to clients and report to the area manager with concerns

·      Checking and collecting journal notes from clients houses

·      Delivery of Careplans, log sheets and gloves to client’s homes when required

·      Delivery of PPE

The post holder may be required to undertake such other duties as may be required to meet the needs and responsibility of the Company.

Ideal Candidate

·      Have a least 1 years Homecare experience in Ireland

·      Have at least 2 Core Modules of QQI level 5 in Health & Social care – Care Skills and Care of the Older person

·      Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English

·      Full Clean Driving Licence and Access to Car

Desirable Criteria

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, and have an empathic approach to people
  • Be highly organised, and have excellent time management skills

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