Intellectual Disability Carer Newcastle West

Lorna Lynch
October 10, 2019
Newcastle west, Ireland
Job Type


Myhomecare are recruiting for a reliable and compassionate Healthcare Assistants with experience in an Intellectual Disabilities environment for Newcastle West to work on a one to one with a service user in their own home. The Ideal candidate would have experience in a healthcare setting with a good understanding of English language both written and verbal.

Benefits Include:

  • Excellent rates of pay, paid weekly
  • Paid Holidays
  • Part-time work 1 night a week (12/14 hours block shift)
  • Rosters completed in advance
  • We provide continuous upskilling of mandatory courses to all Homecare Workers including Patient Moving and Handling and CPR.

Candidates will need:

  • 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
  • Candidates must have an experience working in an Intellectual Disabilities environment this can be in a Homecare or Healthcare setting.
  • Candidates must have previous experience with stoma bag care
  • Candidates must be willing 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
  • Visa or GNIB with stamp 4 if from outside the EU.
  • Full driving licence preferred

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with each client’s individual needs within their own homes.
  • Assisting with all aspects of each client’s daily living.
  • Assist clients with achieving or maximising independence.
  • Providing personal care to clients in need.


To apply for the position please send an updated CV to Lorna Lynch at or call 1800 400 900 for more information, quoting the following Job order number: JO-1907-434220

Applicants will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

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