Job Id : Home Care Assistants
Salary : From €13.50 p.h. basic up to €28.00 p.h. premium
Job Type : part time
Location : County Sligo
Job Description

 

About Us

Are you an experienced health care worker and/or QQI qualified? If the answer to that question is “Yes” and you enjoy helping disabled and elderly people thrive in the community, we want to hear from you.

Woodbrook Care is a leading provider of home care services in County Sligo and our ethos is that if we look after you, our care staff, you’ll deliver a better service to our clients.

We have opportunities throughout County Sligo and surrounding counties.

About You

  • You must have attained or be studying towards QQI Level 5 Modules in Care Skills/Support and Caring for the Elderly (or have equivalent or better qualification) OR have at least 1 year’s paid experience delivering personal care in a health care setting (e.g. a nursing home or another home care agency).
  • You must be available to work every second weekend or alternatively every Saturday or Sunday
  • You must have a positive attitude and enjoy helping vulnerable people.
  • You must have a full driver’s licence and your own transport.

Market Leading Rates:

Market leading hourly rates starting from:

  • a minimum of €13.50 per hour Mon – Sat (or €20.25 per hour if you do two 30-minute calls back to back)
  • a minimum of €16.87 per hour paid on Sundays
  • a minimum of €16.87 per hour for emergency covers and when working with specific more challenging clients
  • a minimum of €27.00 paid on Bank Holidays

Note: The above rates are our minimum rates with higher rates payable based on qualifications achieved and experience gained.

Other Benefits Include:

  • Uncapped paid travel time for journeys between client homes (i.e. you’re getting paid while you drive)
  • Paid in-house training in skills such as behavioural support and manual handling
  • Flexible working hours allow you to work when it suits you
  • Ongoing support from our nurse, care managers and emergency person-on-call
  • Block hours and night shifts available when working with certain clients
  • Refer a friend incentive scheme
  • Annual loyalty bonus
  • Potential for advancement (we are a rapidly growing company)

 

To apply, please complete the form on this page or our careers page making sure to attach your CV.

Responsibilities