First Choice Selection Services Limited

Healthcare Assistant

Location UK / Newry

Job Type Permanent, Temporary full-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1351611

 Job Description

First Choice, now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies, has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

We have a fantastic opportunity for Care Assistants to work with our client in the Public Sector in Kilkeel. You will be working as a Care Assistant in a Residential Home for Older people with dementia. We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.


Job Duties

  • Working to the standards set out in the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Assistants
  • Personal Care including infection prevention and control, food, personal hygiene and overall reassurance, comfort and safety.
  • Promoting positive mental/physical/nutritional health with patients.
  • Providing skilled, evidence based care which adheres to agreed policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with activities

Essential Criteria

  • NVQ level 2 in Care or equivalent or higher OR If no NVQ at least 6 months paid experience
  • NISCC Registration

Desired Criteria

  • Over 6 months experience

More Information

  • £8.49 per hour
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holidays (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
  • Free uniform if required
  • 24 hour on-call service
  • Closing date for this post is 20-08-18
  • Start date 3-09-2018

To apply, please contact Danielle or Aaron on 028 38316446, or forward your CV