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Care Assistant/Driver

€14 - €16 Healthcare Dublin South

Excel Recruitment are very excited to be recruiting for a Care assistant/Driver Role on behalf of one of our major clients in South Dublin. This is a temporary full time Monday-Friday position in a day service for adults with intellectual disabilities with the possibility to go permanent.This position would suit someone who has experience working in a Care setting and also has driving experience. The ideal candidate should have a genuine passion for caring for others and an enthusiastic, outgoing personality. If this sounds like the role for you, we want to hear from you

Responsibilities for this Care Assistant/Driver Role

  • Driving duties for service users to and from the day service and to social activities and outings
  • Assist service users with activities of daily living including, toileting, personal care and assisting with mealtimes
  • Assist with daily activities in the day services
  • Companionship and support for day service users
  • General upkeep of the day service: e.g., Tidying up after meal times
  • Working alongside a team of other care workers
  • Assisting in promoting independence and self-development for service users
  • Maintaining confidentiality and discretion when dealing with service users and their family members
  • Attending meetings and training’s when requested by the day service manager

Requirements for this Care Assistant/Driver Role

  • Minimum 2 QQI Fetac level 5 modules in Healthcare or Social care
  • Experience in a previous driving/care role
  • Experience of positioning and clamping wheelchairs in vehicles
  • Experience in an intellectual disability setting/day service desirable but not essential
  • Eligible to work in Ireland, EU passport or valid GNIB
  • Full clean driver’s licence B
  • Knowledge of HIQA
  • Relevant healthcare certs; Patient Manual Handling, Infection Control, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Garda Clearance

What are the benefits?

  • Competitive weekly pay
  • Monday to Friday work
  • Possibility to go permanent
  • Opportunity to work as apart of a great team

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply to Aoife with your CV below, or call 087 3823675. Your application will be treated in the strictest confidence #INDHCA #INDEMJR

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