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  • Job reference number:15184620
  • Client ID:RI/
  • Posted on:09-JAN-2017
  • Salary:DOE
  • Location:KILDARE
  • Job type:PART-TIME

Overview of NuaHomecare –A Nua company

Nua Homecare is part of the Nua Healthcare group of companies.

As part of the Nua Healthcare company, we strive to be market leaders in our field by providing a person centred service whilst promoting independent living. Nua Homecare provide specialized Outreach services to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Homecare services to the Elderly, Disabled and Infirm. We strive to be market leaders in our field by providing a person centered service whilst promoting independent living in the individual’s community or home environment.

Overview of Role

As Assistant Support Worker you will be required to provide an excellent level of Care to individuals and manage all aspects of the day to day care requirements of our clients. The main purpose of the job is to help clients and families cope with social, emotional, health, economic and environmental difficulties and to help individuals retain independence and live as normal and fulfilling a life as possible in the community. The wishes of clients and their families are of vital importance in formulating any plans

Purpose of Role

The purpose of the role is to support the individual and their families in a caring and responsible way.

Reporting To The post holder reports directly to their Care Manager

Overview of Responsibility

Responsible for effective implementation of the individuals care plan Ensure that the clients goals and needs are met at all times

Key Duties

Performs duties as assigned on the personal Care Plan of the Client

Ensure the Activities of Daily Living are carried out in a caring and gentle manner including bathing, dressing, toileting and grooming.

Provides light housekeeping tasks including laundry and changing bed linen

Assists the client with movement as specified in the Care Plan Reminds Client to take self-administered medication

Uses equipment and supplies safely and properly

Adopts legible, efficient report writing methods when compiling all daily, accident or incident reports. Accompany the client to appointments or social activities

Other Requirements of Post

Reliability and a flexible approach essential for position

Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner throughout the course of one’s duties, showing respect for clients and colleagues

Adherence to Nua Homecare’s confidentiality policies at all times. Additional tasks as delegated by management

Person Specification Essential Criteria

FETAC Level 5 - Healthcare Experience in similar care environment A good understanding of clients’ needs and demands Excellent communication, organisation and people skills Be capable of working independently Flexible approach to work

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate
Required licence or certification:

  • Full Drivers Licence

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