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Chomlm Health Care Assistant, Home Support, CHO Midlands Meath

HSE Midlands Meath HealthcareArdee, Louth

Location CHO Midlands Louth Meath There are a number of permanent whole time and 12 month fixed term contract posts in CHO Midlands Louth Meath. The vacancies are in counties of Louth, Meath, Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly under the following Networks; CHN1 - North Louth CHN2 - North Meath & Ardee CHN3 - South Louth/Bettystown CHN4 - East Meath CHN5 - Central Meath CHN6 - Southwest Meath CHN7- East Westmeath CHN7 – Mullingar Central CHN8 - Longford/Central Westmeath CHN9 - West Westmeath & North West Offaly CHN10 - Offaly (West, Central, North) CHN11- East Offaly North Laois CHN 12 - South Laois Positions will be assigned a base in each of the above counties respective HSE Primary Care Health Centres and/or Home Support Services Offices.The successful candidates may be required to work in any service area within the vicinity as the need arises. A panel may be created from this campaign for future Health Care Assistant – Home Support vacancies across CHO Midlands Louth Meath from which current and future permanent and specified purpose vacancies of full time or part time duration may be filled. Please see the Additional Candidate Information Document for details of initial current vacancies within the above networks Purpose of the Post The for Health Care Assistant - Home Support is a key member of Older Persons Services responsible for the provision of a quality service to support people in the community to remain in their own home as long as possible who would otherwise need to be cared for in residential care. Caring duties specific to the client will be identified by PHN/CRGN/CRT Team. Client specific duties will be defined by the Home Support Resource Manager in consultation with PHN/CRGN/CRT Team and client. Home Support Resource Manager will provide direct line management to all HCAs - Home Support, roster HCA - Home Support where required in conjunction with Home Support Resource Officer (HSRO). The Person must at the latest date for receipt of completed applications for the post: (i) Have obtained a QQI Level 5 qualification in Health Service Skills or equivalent Health Care qualification (Nursing/Social Care), incorporating a module dedicated to Care Skills/Support and a module dedicated to Care of the Older Person. Or (ii) Where a QQI Level 5 Health Service Skills/equivalent Health Care Qualification course is underway inclusive of the modules Care Skills/Support and Care of the Older Person, itmust be completed within 12 months of taking up position. And (iii) Relevant experience as a care giver in Acute or Community setting. In relation to paragraph (ii) above, the successful candidate will, pending the attainment of the required qualification, be appointed to a Specified Purpose Contract. On successful completion and attainment of the relevant qualification successful candidates will be appointed into a Contract of Indefinite Duration. Health A candidate for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service. Character Each candidate for and any person holding the office must be of good character Principal Duties & Responsibilities - please see attache job description Informal enquiries: Laois/Offaly Geraldine Kelly, Interim Home Support Manager Tel 087-7111253 Email geraldinem.kelly@hse.ie Longford/Westmeath Robert Kelly, Home Support Manager Tel: 087-9530826Email: robert.kelly5@hse.ie Louth Francis McArdle, Home Support Manager Tel: 087-3513102 Email: francis.mcardle@hse.ie Meath Patricia Greville, Older Person Services Manager Tel: 086 - 4185569 Email: Patricia.Greville@hse.ie HR Point of Contact Caroline Kelly | Recruitment Section, HSE Area Office | Email: CarolineM.kelly@hse.ie Application Process: Closing date: Monday 22nd July 2024 @ 12 noon Please use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari or Mozilla Firefox browsers to apply on Rezoomo. Information submitted in your application will be shared with the assessment panel as part of the recruitment and selection process.

12 days agoFull-timePart-time
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