Healthcare Assistant Jobs – Agency

  • Negotiable
  • Healthcare
  • Dublin

We need Healthcare Assistants who love the flexibility that working for an agency brings: the ability to pick the hours that suit you and your family or study commitments, varied working locations and exposure to different areas of the healthcare industry.

Our healthcare team needs experienced healthcare assistants. We work with private nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centres and community units. Joining Excel Healthcare will give you experience across a wide variety of healthcare establishments and groups in areas like elder care, dementia care, orthopaedics and rehabilitation.

Excel Healthcare want Healthcare Assistants who are passionate about what they do and who are committed to helping people and delivering the best in compassionate care to enhance the quality of life of their patients and to maintain the highest standards of patient safety, comfort and dignity.

Our Healthcare Assistant Job Offers:

  • Flexible Hours – days/nights/weekends – pick the hours that suit you.
  • Weekly payment & Holiday Pay entitlement
  • Rewarding work that makes a real difference
  • Further training and development opportunities
  • Your own friendly recruitment consultant to help with your career progression.

This Healthcare Assistant job requires the following:

  • FETAC/QQI Level 5 as Healthcare Assistant or in pre-nursing or 3 years professional experience
  • Experience working in a Nursing Home or Hospital environment
  • That you are compassionate, caring, patient and gentle
  • Right to Work in Ireland
  • Patient Manual Handling
  • Infection Prevention & Control
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (including Elder Abuse)
  • 2 written references
  • Proof of Hepatitis B vaccination.
  • Garda vetting must be completed through Excel Recruitment
  • Knowledge of HIQA standards and best practices.

The responsibilities of the Healthcare Assistant Job are:

  • Assisting patients with daily personal care, including assisting with bathing and personal hygiene.
  • Maintaining personal dignity and privacy
  • Providing companionship and reinforcing the patient’s feelings of comfort and safety.
  • Advocating for the patient.
  • Liaising with the care team and carrying out any assigned tasks.

If you have the desired experience and skills and want to be a part of our growing, friendly and successful team please apply via the form below or click “Apply”.

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