Home Care Support Assistants

On behalf of our client in Home Support Services Laois & Offaly, we are currently recruiting Home Care Support Assistants for the Laois and Offaly area. This role is for approx. 15 hours per week for 6-8 week duration.

Overall purpose and objectives of the position:

To provide a quality service to support people in the community to remain in their own homes as long as possible who would otherwise need to be cared for in residential care.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • To work under the direction of the Home Help Co-Ordinator to provide personal care services specific to the client’s needs


  • Preparation of food outside the catchment area of meals on wheels as directed by Home Help Co-Ordinator on the basis of assessed need
  • Domestic cleaning specific to the client as directed

Candidates must have:

  • A good standard of education
  • Substantial experience as a caregiver
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Healthcare Support (QQI Level 5)  or have QQI Level 5 in Care of the Older Person and Care Skills
  • Valid Patient Moving and Handling Certificate
  • Participate in the Garda Vetting Process
  • Access to own transport

Contract length: 6-8 weeks

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: €14.92 per hour

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