Care Assistant

Job Description

A well-established nursing home which recently transitioned to a new state-of-the-art 69-bedded facility invites candidates to apply for positions as Care Assistants.

Maryfield Nursing home, Chapelizod Dublin 20, is well-positioned for easy access to all major transport links. Based on the guiding principles of our foundress, Frances Taylor, we aim to provide person-centred care within a supportive, stimulating and homely environment.

Vacancies are based on 12-month fixed-term contracts with the potential for permanent posts

The Role

The role of the Health/Care Assistant is to assist in the care of the Resident's physical well-being and to help in the general day to day activities of the Home. The Health Care Assistant shares with other staff in the meeting of personal care needs of Residents in a way that respects the privacy, the dignity of the individual and other basic values that ensure an excellent quality of life.
To promote, through high standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness, an environment conducive to the nursing personal care of the elderly.


Minimum requirement:

Fetac Level 5 Healthcare Certificate

Nursing Home experience

Knowledge of HIQA Regulations

Relevant Mandatory training completed

A valid Work Permit

Person Specification

  • Capable of person-centred approach which respects the needs of the individual resident
  • Willingness to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility required in relation to working hours and shift patterns
  • Capable of upholding the core principles of our ethos:
  1. Respect the Individual
  2. Promote a sense of belonging
  3. Care for the most vulnerable
  4. Value diversity

Applications enclosing a full CV to be forwarded to

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