Care Assistant- Children Services- Meath & Dublin

Job Overview

I am pleased to announce that I am currently seeking experienced Care Assistants to join a Children Services provider in County Meath & Dublin.

Children and adolescent in your care will need your help in an emotional, behavioural, and mental health needs support. For that reason, I am looking for Care Assistants that are highly experienced and dedicated to their job. This role is based in a Residential setting; it is a full-time position with occasional sleepovers.

Duties (to include but not limited to);

  • Following the direction of the management team in delivering quality person-centred care at all times.
  • To promote safe working practices in line with company policies and procedures, working as part of a healthcare team and to respect your colleagues and clients at all times.
  • Assisting clients with activities of daily living.
  • Assist with catering and light cleaning duties when requested such as but not limited to making beds, sweeping and mopping floors, ensuring commodes are emptied and cleaned.
  • To assist our clients with personal care such as; bathing, showering, toileting.
  • To assist with meals and assist with feeding and hydration.
  • Recording and reporting of Accidents / Incidents to the Manager in line with company policies & procedures.
  • Prompting of medication in line with company policies & procedures.
  • To promote independence to the fullest, allowing for client choice and providing client centred care to the fullest.
  • To assist colleagues with covering sick leave and annual leave where possible.
  • To work as part of a multidisciplinary team and to respect your colleagues and clients at all times.
  • To promote safe working practices in line with company policies and procedures.

Required Education Skills and Qualifications:

  • QQI Level 5 in Healthcare
  • 40 hours work experience completed
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Full driving license
  • Police Clearance (if lived 6+ months in another country since their 18th birthday)

Required Certifications:

  • MAPA
  • Children First Online
  • Safeguarding vulnerable adults
  • HSELand: Hand Hygiene
  • HSELand: Infection Control
  • HSELand: PPE
  • First Aid
  • Manual handling
  • Fire Safety
  • Medication Management

Benefits:

  • Paid Garda vetting
  • Uniform supplied (where necessary)
  • Continuous Management support
  • Continuous block hours with market leading salary packages on offer
  • Flexible working hours

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