Care Assistants NEEDED

We are recruiting around the world for people with a passion for caring

Earn While You Learn

Want to work in care but don't have a Qualification?

Our Earn While You Learn programme is designed to help you gain qualifications while you are working.

  • Train for the City & Guilds Diploma in Health & Social Care with just three classroom days, then complete the rest of the course online.
  • Pass the two mandatory modules in the classroom and you are legally entitled to work as a paid Carer.
  • You must complete the remaining units within six months. This can be done through our online portal with your assessor helping you each step of the way.
  • When you graduate with your full diploma, it will be recognised as equivalent to the QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support which is accepted in all settings throughout Ireland and internationally.

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General Offer

The OFFER

  • 37.5 to 40 Hours per week
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • €9 to €11 per hour
  • City and Guild Training provided**
  • Uniform Provided
  • Paid breaks**
  • Subsidised meals provided**
  • Premiums for Nights, Sundays and Bank Holidays**

Relocation package

  • Relocation flight up to the value of €300 paid for
  • Airport meet and greet provided
  • Full assistance setting up Bank Account
  • Full assistance obtaining PPS Number
  • First Months Accommodation provided**
    • o Shared accommodation with own bedroom (Shared bathroom, kitchen and living area)
  • Full assistance in finding suitable permeant accommodation
  • Loan provided to pay First month’s rent and deposit (Payment made directly to landlord)**

**Not available with all employers, please contact us to request further information

Contractual obligation***

Candidates will be expected to provide their professional services for a period of 18 months.

If a candidate chooses to leave the company within the first 18 months they will be required to repay the company for the following

  • Relocation flight
  • First Months accommodation
  • City and Guilds Training

Based on the following sliding scale

  • 0 Months – 6 Months; Candidate will be required to repay 100%
  • 7 Months – 12 Months; Candidate will be required to repay 75%
  • 13 Months – 18 Months; Candidate will be required to repay 50%

Loan Agreement***

Any loans provided by the company will be required to be repaid over a 12 month period.

12 equal payments will be taken from the candidates salary over this 12 month period.

***May differ from one employer to anther, please contact us to request further information

Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Classroom Units, equivalent to QQI Care Skills & Care of the Older Person

  • 1. Equality and Inclusion in health
  • 2. Duty of Care
  • 3. Safeguarding and Protection
  • 4. Understanding caring for Older People
  • 5. Person Centred Approaches
  • 6. Skills for everyday Care
  • 7. Handling Information

Remaining units to be completed online

  • 1. Promote communication
  • 2. Engage in personal development
  • 3. Promote and implement health and safety
  • 4. The role of the health and social care worker
  • 5. Infection prevention and control
  • 6. Understand sensory loss
  • 7. Understand the process and experience of dementia
  • 8. Stroke Awareness
  • 9. Understand and enable positive interaction and communication with individuals who have dementia
  • 10. Undertake agreed pressure area care
  • 11. Support individuals at the end of life
  • 12. Promote nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings
  • 13. Promote positive behaviour

On Arrival

PCA Nursing will provide a meet and greet service for all new arrivals at the Airport and will accompany all candidates to their accommodation.

Candidates will be met and brought to the training on the first day and will be responsible for getting themselves to the training on all other days.

9:30am
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12.30pm

Introduction

Safeguarding training

1.30pm
-
4.30pm

Learners will complete the first unit in class

206 – safeguarding and protection workbook

9.30am
-
4.30pm

Completion of 3 units

  • 303 – Equality and Diversity
  • 304 – Duty of Care
  • 305 - Person Centred Approaches
9.30am
-
4.30pm

Completion of 3 units

  • 307 – Handling Information in healthcare
  • 311 – Skills for everyday Care
  • 656 – Factors affecting Older People
9.30am
-
4.30pm

Manual & Patient Handling

Legislation

Spine/muscles/ligaments

Ergonomics and risk assessments

8 principles of manual handling

Team handling

Patient handling

  • Use of hoists
  • Slings
  • Wheelchair
  • Walking frames
  • Slide sheets

PPS

Cultural Adaptation Training

Available to Start Work