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Provide A Little TLC As A Healthcare Assistant in Santry, County Dublin

Health Care Assistant

TLC Santry

Support the Nurses and Management in the day to day running of the TLC Santry Centre.

Job description: €11.00 - €14.00 per hour. Permanent.

  • Follow and implement the care plan under the direction of the Nurse(s).

  • Provide a friendly and caring service to all residents, family members and visitors.

  • Assist with the admission and discharge of residents.

  • Assist in delivering a high standard of care to all residents, promoting their health and safety at all times.

  • Ensure the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of all residents.

  • Assist residents with all self care needs, including hygiene, oral care, mobility, comfort, self feeding, toileting, dressing and washing.

  • Inspect the condition of the resident’s skin during any self care activity and report any changes or problems to the Staff Nurse immediately.

  • Observe and report changes in a resident’s condition to the Nurse.

  • Change bed linens, keep resident’s room’s tidy and empty commodes or bedpans.

  • Ensure all residents receive proper assistance with eating and drinking and are given time to consume a healthy diet.

  • Use correct procedures for barrier nursing and abide by a strict hand washing routine.

  • Undertake the care of people who are dying.

  • Undertake patient moving and handling using safe and correct procedures.

  • Promote participation of residents in planned activities and promote spontaneous activities among residents.

  • Ensure that good standards of hygiene are maintained for all residents and that their clothes are clean and neat at all times.

  • Escort residents as appropriate to outpatient appointments or transfer to another health care facility.

  • Help maintain a safe environment for staff, residents and visitors through awareness and safety policies.

  • Provide assistance and orientation to new employees under the direction of the Staff Nurses and Senior Care Assistants.

  • Promote a clean and hygienic environment by ensuring surfaces and equipment are disinfected on a daily basis, after use by residents or any time when soiled.

  • Sort, fold and distribute laundry to residents.

  • Ensure that all incidents are recorded and appropriate action is taken.

  • Be accountable for the responsible use of supplies and equipment to prevent waste or damage.

  • Notify appropriate person if there is a failure with any equipment or problems with the building.

  • Respond appropriately to all emergency situations.

  • Carry out the duties of fire warden and be knowledgeable of fire and safety policies.

  • Attend appropriate training, programmes and courses.

  • Respond to all resident and guest complaints swiftly and in a courteous manner.

  • Work co-operatively with other members of the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Communicate effectively with the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Abide by the Centre’s Policies and Procedures.

  • Other duties which may be required from time to time in an effort to keep the Centre running smoothly.


Northwood Avenue, Santry, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

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