Interviews are being held on SKYPE
We are presently looking for Healthcare Assistants for Talbot Lodge Nursing Home based in Dublin Ireland.
The Home provides 24- hour nursing care to up to 112 residents of all dependency levels, male and female who require long-term and short-term care that includes transitional, convalescence and respite care. The centre is a modern single story building divided into three areas: Castle, Estuary and Seabury. Accommodation is provided in 72 single and 20 twin bedrooms, some of which have en-suite facilities. There are a number of communal facilities available for the residents including six sitting rooms, three dining rooms, one activity room, a large Café, an oratory and a hairdresser facility. The nursing home is situated in a tranquil setting located 3km from the beautiful coastal town of Malahide, a 15 minute drive to Dublin Airport, 10 min from Swords and 26 min to Dublin city centre on public transport.
As an HCA’s you provide the daily care and assistance to the residents within the Nursing Home. You will work as part of a team lead by a staff nurse/CNM under the supervision of the Nursing Home’s Director of Care/General Manager and/or their Deputy to cater for the all clinical and care needs of the residents. HCA’s are required to have a basic level of training to include the completion of a suitably relevant FETAC Level 5 course or equivalent such as Care of the Elderly.
Employees become part owners of the Brookhaven Healthcare Group through our Employee Share Scheme. This allows employees to share in the success and growth of the Group in a tax-efficient manner. This Scheme is the first of its kind in the Nursing Home sector and is increasingly being offered to the employees of large multinational companies.
- Free Life Insurance cover up to €50,000 per employee so you & your family are taken care of
- Free access to all the family and extended family members to Aviva’s ‘Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion’ service
- Free meals
- Free training to FETEC level 5
- Free Garda vetting
- Free uniform
- Discounts on car, home, and travel insurance of up to 25%
- Free travel insurance to Europe where an employee has both car and home insurance with the same provider
- Pharmacy discounts; 20% on non-prescription items, 10% on prescription
Other Employee Initiatives
- Access to a unique banking scheme with Croí Laighean Credit Union
- Employee referral cash incentive scheme
- Employee recognition awards
- Employee appreciation events throughout the year
- Access to a pension scheme
- Access to Bike to Work scheme
Your salary will be €11 per hour as an HCA and €17-18 per hour as a Nurse.
What is the Hourly rate for a HCA
What is the Hourly rate for a nurse
€17 – €18
What are the weekly contracted hours
Are premiums paid for nights and weekends and what are they
Varying Sun & Bank Holiday rate in the five NH’s.
Are breaks paid
What is the annual leave
For a full time employee it is normally 20 annual days.
Do you pay Bi-Weekly or Monthly
On what date to you pay
Friday of second week
Are meals provided at work
What is the shift rotation
Normally a 12 hour shift (day or night)
Are there any concerns regarding recruiting male or female candidate
Do you have a minimum requirement relating to experience.
Preferable if the new employee has some experience in the care of the elderly (i.e. FETAC Level 5 or equivalent)
What is the uniform
Uniform is a normal clinical uniform designed for Brookhaven Healthcare employees
Is the uniform provided, is it free or is there a cost
One free uniform provided to all new staff.
Will you pay for the candidates relocation flight to start work
Will you be able to provide a meet and greet at the airport
Will you provide assistance with getting a PPS Number and bank account
What training opportunities are available
Training relevant to the specific Nursing Home will be provided during an induction period.
Will you provide temporary accommodation for the candidate when they first arrive
If yes what will this look like
Private room in shared accommodation free of charge for first month
Will you cover the cost of the temporary accommodation
How long will the temporary accommodation be provided for.
Will the candidate be able to stay in the temporary accommodation at their own cost after this date
Will you assist candidates in sourcing permanent accommodation
What is the standard induction period
Conducted over the first week with 3-4 supported and supervised duties off the roster.
What does the first week look like
As outlined above
What stage of the process will the candidate sign a contract
Letter of offer outlining the general terms and conditions will be issued at point of offer and Contract will be signed either prior to commence of during the first week.
Please add any information that you believe will attract candidates to your organisation
Brookhaven Healthcare operate a very rewarding staff welfare policy with items such as free Life Assurance and staff discounts on insurance and products etc….. which can be provided in greater details to prospective employees.
These interviews will fill quickly so don’t hesitate and apply now
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