Temp Healthcare Assistant Dublin

  • Location:

    Dublin North

  • Contact email:

  • Sector:


  • Contact phone:

    01 4744647

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Job ref:


  • Salary:

    €25,000 - 30,000

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Contact email:

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Joyce

Job description

Temporary Healthcare Assistant, North & South Dublin

Our client, a Nursing Home with locations in both North County Dublin and South Dublin, is looking to find Temporary Healthcare Assistants for an initial 4 – 6 week period with potential for extension. 

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will be people-focussed and highly motivated, passionate about providing the highest level of care and compassion to the residents.  


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 and knowledge of HIQA standards – distinct advantage
  • Essential: FETAC / QQI Level 5 qualification in Healthcare (Care of the Elderly module completed)
  • Ideally would hold Manual Handling, Infection Control, CPR, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults certificates
  • Fluent level of English both written and verbal


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

Shift work involved.


If you are available for a 4 – 6 week assignment in North and South 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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