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Healthcare Assistant

JOB: Community Care Worker

Aughnacloy House, Lurgan



Hourly Rate

Job Type:

Part-time or Bank




Days or Nights

Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks pro rata

Your Benefits :

Excellent Pay Rate - £11.54 per hour

Free on-site parking

Free Uniform

Paid Induction

*Please note we reserve the right to close this advertisement early. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

Job Ref: 24MDAH05

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We are looking for Healthcare Assistants to join our nursing home team at Aughnacloy House, Lurgan.  

We have positions available for the following:

*please indicate on your application form which role you are applying for. 

  • Part-time (Nights) 
  • Bank (Day or Night shift) 

Main Function of the Job:

To work as a trained multi-skilled member providing various aspects of care to elderly residents.  Training will be provided.

Main Tasks:

The Healthcare Assistant may be required to work in any department of the Home as stated below:

  • Personal Care- Assist with all daily living activities, for example, washing, dressing, toileting/incontinence and assisting with mealtimes. Follow guidelines for safe movement of clients, using appropriate equipment where necessary.
  • Kitchen- All relevant kitchen related duties including basis meal preparation.
  • Laundry- Washing, drying and ironing duties
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Complete all paperwork accurately.
  • Communicate regularly with the line manager.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as laid down by the company.
  • Obtain NISCC registration before employment and maintain during employment
  • Adhere to the NISCC Codes of Practice
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of residents, colleagues and the company at all times.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Provide a quality service at all times.

Whilst the above is an outline of the duties you will be required to carry out any other duties as may be reasonably required.

The company is committed to providing the highest possible quality of service and employees are expected to treat those with whom they come into contact in a caring, courteous and respectful manner at all times.

Essential Criteria

  • A desire to care for others (no experience necessary)

Desirable Criteria:

  • Studying for or attained a care related qualification.
  • Be registered with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)
  • Experience within a paid Nursing Home or similar environment to include personal care experience
  • Kitchen or laundry experience in work or a voluntary setting

About Aughnacloy House 

Aughnacloy House is a purpose-built nursing home in the centre of Lurgan.  All rooms are en-suite and there are beautiful gardens and outdoor areas for residents to enjoy.  In addition, there are themed areas throughout the home for therapeutic activity and treatment including a light therapy suite and also a fully equipped hairdressing salon.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. We operate a no Smoking Policy.

Please Note: Applicants within the last six months need not re-apply.

We are delighted you want to be part of our team!

Please fill in the application form below to apply now:

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