Healthcare Assistant

Salary: €29,062 rising to €37,600 (nine year scale)
Closing Date: 31/07/2021
Full Time

We are currently recruiting Health Care Support Assistants (Home Helps) in all areas of Inishowen. If you are interested in one of these positions please email your up to date CV to: hsehomecaredonegal@hse.ieThe role mainly involves providing personal care to individuals in their own homes. Workers must be available to work early mornings, afternoons, evenings and nights on week days and weekends for up to 39 hours per week and have access to transport. Workers may have a set of clients to attend to, typically spending 30, 45 or 60 minutes with a client before moving to the next one.
Evidence of successful completion of Fetac/QQI level 5 in healthcare modules ‘Care Skills’ and ‘Care of the Older Person’ or equivalent qualifications and minimum of one year’s relevant experience providing care are required. Where an individual has not yet completed the above modules but can demonstrate significant experience of caring, applications may be considered in conjunction with a personal commitment to commence the healthcare modules within the first 12 months of employment.
The current salary scale is €29,062 rising to €37,600 (nine year scale). Actual pay is calculated on the number of hours worked each week.
Informal enquiries to Declan Crawford on 0870511441 – Monday – Friday 10am – 12 noon.

Inishowen Development Partnership is a community led local development company that has successfully delivered rural development and social inclusion programmes and initiatives in Donegal since 1996 on behalf of the European Union and the Irish Government through the National Development Plan.