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Healthcare Assistant / Multi-Task Attendant (Full-time/Part-time/Relief) – Sligo

We are currently recruiting Full-time, Part-time & Relief Healthcare Assistant/Multi-Task Attendants for our nursing home in Sligo.

Nazareth Nursing Home is a HIQA registered 70-bedded voluntary not for profit nursing home providing the following services:

· Continuing Care

· Palliative Care

· Respite

· Convalescence

 

Reporting Relationship:

Reports to the Staff Nurse on duty and/or the Clinical Nurse Manager

 

Purpose of the Post:

· To be part of the nursing team and work as a key/link to ensure that all aspects of the residents allocated care plans are adhered to, developed and reviewed on a three monthly basis

· To help promote as much personal and physical independence and choice as possible in the activities of daily living undertaken by the residents within the Nursing Home

· To help maintain a stimulating and attractive environment for the residents

· To provide basic activities of living care and support to residents in accordance with best practice and in accordance with Nazareth House Management policies

· To ensure that all work is client focused and upholds the principles of choice, respect, dignity, privacy, independence and fulfilment

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

To assist in the direct care provision of all aspects of the service users assessed needs, which may include:

· Documenting and obtaining basic observations i.e. respirations, temperature, pulse, Blood Pressure etc.

· Assisting residents with washing, dressing and undressing

· Participation in the basic nursing care of the residents under the supervision of trained staff e.g. bed bathing, pressure area care, mouth care, bowel care and eye care. This activity may include documenting observations of aspects of care administered. 

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