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Healthcare Assistant - Nursing Home - Republic of Ireland
Job Title: Health Care Assistant
Purpose of the Role
To maintain the highest quality of individualised care to services users within the Centre through the provision of a stimulating environment in which the emotional, social, physical and psychological needs of the individuals are met.
To ensure that defined policies as laid down by the Center are adhered to at all times. To act as a resource and support for the registered nurse in charge
To assist in care provision in all aspects of the services users assessed needs, which may include:
Treat residents as individuals and respect their preferences and choices as far as possible.
Help residents to achieve independence where possible. Assist residents in washing, dressing and undressing and ensure the highest standards of hygiene/personal care are maintained.
Carry out practical duties only when competent to do so. Participate in the basic nursing care of the residents under the supervision of trained staff e.g. bed bathing, pressure area, mouth care and eye care Assist residents with their toileting needs, including continence promotion.
Contribute to movement and mobilization of residents to maximise their physical wellbeing and comfort.
Assist residents with mobility where appropriate and ensure correct aids are used at all times.
Assist residents with menu selection and with the preparation and serving of meals and drinks, feeding those residents who are unable to feed themselves and ensuring that each resident receives the meal or diet that he/she has requested and is suitable for his/her needs.
Help with the admission and discharge of residents, including listing of resident’s property/clothing.
Maintain strict confidentiality regarding resident’s particulars.
Change beds, tidy resident’s room and carry out light cleaning duties as required. Empty toileting aids, where appropriate.
Report immediately to the nurse in charge, any accident or untoward incident, which may occur to a resident or a member of staff, or any changes in residents’ condition, and assist in the completion of accident/incident report forms.
Liaise with residents’ relatives to ensure clients have sufficient clothes, personal toiletries etc.
Bring to the attention of the Management any deficits noted within the unit.
Assist with activities within the Centre.
Help maintain a safe environment for staff, residents and visitors, through an awareness and application of health and safety policies.
Attend appropriate training programmes/course as available, or as deemed necessary by senior nursing staff, to further existing knowledge.
Act at all times in a professional manner to visitors, staff and residents within the Centre and be a team player.
Undertake any other duties as required, in order to keep the Care Centre running smoothly, as delegated by the trained nursing staff or Operations Manager.
10 euro p/hour
39 work hours p/week
Assistance with the relocation process