Caregiver - Wicklow Town, Rathnew, Roundwood, Newtownmount Kennedy, Arklow
Date Listed 30/03/2018
Advertised By Private
Job Type Part-Time
Caregiver Wicklow Town, Rathnew, Roundwood, Newtownmount Kennedy, Arklow
Home Care Provider of the year 2017
€12 per hour €8 per 30 minute visit
€10 per 30 minutes visit on Sundays and Bank Holidays
Work somewhere great and make a difference With an ageing population, the need to care for older people is an important part of every community. As a Caregiver with us, you can expect a demanding but rewarding career, and, with both part-time and full-time jobs available. Duties of Caregiver include but are not limited to providing personal care, mobility assistance, light house work, medication prompting, meal preparation and companionship and will vary based on the needs of your client. We are now recruiting Caregivers in your area.
What we can offer you: PAY & GUARANTEED HOURS: Highly competitive hourly rates of pay: € 12 per hourly visit when QQI modules Care of the Older Person and Care Skills obtained €8 per 30 minute appointment € 10 per 30 minutes visit on Sundays and Bank Holidays Sundays and Bank holidays rates apply Guaranteed minimum weekly contracts offered*
*Terms and conditions apply
BENEFITS: Guaranteed minimum weekly contracts offered* Free Garda Vetting Free Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) – gloves, aprons etc.
RECOGNITION: Career progression: opportunities to progress with both office and reviewer positions National Carer of the year Award Local Carer Social events Regular Feedback Refer a Friend bonus T
RAINING & SUPPORT: On site classroom based training for carers who need to attain the two QQI Level 5 modules ; discount on Comfort Keepers run courses 3 day induction training program inclusive of patient and manual handling Intellectual Disabilities Modules also offered 24 hour support from office and on-call team Employee Representative Committee State of the art log-in system in place for carers with regular updates Regular Carer Newsletters with updates
HEALTH AND WELL BEING: Reduced Private Health Insurance Scheme Employee Assistance Programme which offers an advice and counselling service available for carers and their immediate families What we are looking for: Ideally have QQI Level 5 Care Skills and Care of the Older Person Ability to work independently or as part of a team Have a caring and empathetic nature Enjoy working as part of the community Be comfortable working in a sometimes challenging environment To Apply Directly Copy and Paste Below URL into browser