Disability Healthcare Assistant Abbeyfeale

Lorna Lynch
August 9, 2019
Abbeyfeale, Limerick, Ireland
Job Type


Recruiting Qualified Healthcare Assistant with experience in a Disability Service for the Abbeyfeale area.

The ideal candidate for this Homecare Role will be caring, empathetic and compassionate, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will promote the development of independent living skills, while you assist our client in their day to day tasks.

Our Benefits include:

  • Great rate of paid and we provide paid holidays
  • My Homecare provide continuous mandatory certificates such as Patient Moving and Handling, Basic Life Support, Infection Control and Elder Abuse.
  • Rosters completed in advance
  • Part-time block hours calls 5.5 hours call 1 day a week
  • 1 day induction training


  • All candidates must have a Fetac level 5 in Intellectual Disability Studies or Minimum Fetac Level 5 in Care Skills and Care of the Older Person along with experience working in the Intellectual Disabilities environment
  • All candidates must have an experience working in an Intellectual Disabilities environment this can be in a Homecare or Healthcare setting.
  • All candidates must be willingness to undergo Garda Vetting.
  • In-date certificates such as Patient Moving and handling, CPR, Infection Control and Elder abuse is desirable but not essential as training can be provided.
  • Full vaccination history required which must include MMR and Varicella.
  • Full driving licence preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Attending to each client’s individual needs within their own homes.
  • Enhance and encourage the person’s social skills and support with activities of daily living.
  • Support with any day to day activities and putting any plans in place.
  • Person specification must have knowledge and experience in working with people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Providing personal care to clients in need.
  • Potential light housework/meal prep.

All applications for the above advertised will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Myhomecare Contact
To apply for this position or for further information please email Lorna Lynch with your updated CV to LLynch@myhomecare.ie quoting the job order number JO-1907-434220 in the subject bar of the email.

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