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  • Date Listed 14/09/2017
  • Location
  • Advertised By Private
  • Job Type Part-Time

CARE ASSISTANT/CARER/CAREGIVER- Comfort Keepers in Baltinglass, Blessington, Donard, Hollywood and Ballymore Eustace.
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 Home Care Assistant/Caregiver with us, you can expect a demanding but rewarding career, and, with both part-time and full-time jobs available. Duties of Home Care Assistant/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 Home Care Assistants in your area.

What we can offer you:

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

Flexible working or Guaranteed minimum weekly contracts offered*
Free Garda Vetting
Free Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) – gloves, aprons etc.

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

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


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

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