General Assistant

Location Tuam
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Salary: €28300
Contact name: Paul McCarthy

Contact email: paul.mccarthy@elitetalenthub.ie
Job ref: 32544
Published: about 1 month ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our Client is looking to recruit a General Assistant to work in a state of the art nursing home situated in Tuam Co Galway. Attractive salary on offer to the successful candidates.

The General Assistant will play a crucial role in supporting the daily operations of the facility and ensuring the comfort, well-being, and safety of our residents.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the chef with duties in the kitchen
  • Support residents in moving around the facility safely, using mobility aids as necessary.
  • Assist in serving meals and snacks to residents, ensuring dietary preferences and restrictions are adhered to.
  • Monitor and report any changes in residents' physical or emotional health to the nursing staff.
  • Engage residents in recreational activities and social events to promote well-being and companionship.
  • Assist with the organization and setup of facility events and outings.
  • Provide companionship and emotional support to residents.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred but not required; training will be provided.
  • Compassionate and empathetic nature with a genuine interest in caring for elderly individuals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently when required.
  • Respect for residents' privacy, dignity, and confidentiality.

 

Flexible availability to work various shifts, including weekends and holidays if needed.

 

Benefits:

  • Starting at 13.50 per hour, but salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities.
  • Health and wellness benefits package.
  • Paid time off and holiday pay.
  • Meaningful work in a supportive and caring environment

 

Please apply here online or email CV to paul.mccarthy@elitetalenthub.ie