Temp Healthcare Assistant

  • Location:

    Dublin North

  • Contact email:

  • Sector:


  • Contact phone:

    01 4744647

  • Job type:

    Full Time

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  • Salary:


  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Contact email:

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Joyce

Job description


Our client is looking to find Temporary Healthcare Assistants for an initial 4 – 6 week period to work within the nursing home setting. 

As a Healthcare Assistant, you would act as a pivotal member of the healthcare team, allowing people to live to their fullest potential, showing respect and understanding, particularly where there may be cultural or personal needs. Your key tasks would be to enable, encourage and support individuals with a sensitive and patient approach.


Main duties in this role would include:

  • Being actively involved in providing care and support, including helping to plan this, as well as continuously reviewing and assessing the individuals needs and progress
  • Providing both emotional and practical support
  • Offering and providing personal and physical support to individuals in respect to personal care such as bed making, laundry, bathing, meal times and assisting with taking medication
  • Actively encouraging individuals to interact and communicate with others
  • Managing the individual’s personal information in a confidential and respectful manner
  • Working as part of the larger team to ensure overall quality of service delivery is maintained – taking part in regular meetings to discuss learning and development requirements of the role


What you will need:

  • Strong communication skills, with a patient and empathetic approach
  • A genuine interest in the care of the elderly
  • Experience in a similar working environment – distinct advantage
  • Essential: FETAC / QQI Level 5 qualification in Healthcare, including the Care of the Elderly module

All candidates will be Garda Vetted and must be eligible to work in Ireland

Shift work involved. Hours per week: 36 hours

If you are available for a 4 – 6 week assignment in North Dublin and would like to learn more about this role, please send your CV and a note on your suitability to


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