Healthcare Assistants NEEDED

ST DOOLAGH’S PARK CARE & REHAB CENTRE, NORTH DUBLIN will be conducting interviews on 23rd November in Bucharest Romania

Principal Responsibility of a Healthcare Assistant

The role of the Care & Rehabilitation Assistant is to support Residents with Acquired Brain Injury and Long Term Sick to live valued lives in a supported environment and to facilitate optimal independence and participation in activities within the Homes environment and with their community involvement.

The offer from Trinity Care

St Doolaghs Care Centre

  • Qualified healthcare assistant: €10/h plus 30% Sunday
  • A higher rate of pay for candidates with a minimum of 2 years’ Nursing Home experience or more €10.50 Plus 30% Sunday
  • Staff will get paid for a full 12 hour shift, we do not deduct breaks.
  • 2.5% increase after 1 year
  • Paid Flight and 3 weeks accommodation if required
  • A loan if required can be arranged for a deposit for accommodation
  • Tea/coffee/bread-butter/hot soup provided each day.
  • There is no uniform policy in St. Doolaghs

Requirements for HCA Position

  • The English language level must be at least B1 (or higher) - intermediate level
  • Finishing a nursing course
  • Availability of a face-to-face show in Bucharest in September
  • Passion to work with elderly patients


About St Doolagh’s Park Care & Rehabilitation Centre

St Doolagh’s Park Care & Rehabilitation Centre caters for residents who require long or medium term care with a primary diagnosis of an Acquired Brain Injury. An Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) can be the result of a road traffic accident, a stroke, brain haemorrhage, infection, tumour, or head trauma. Some of their resident’s require medium term care before they move onto another care setting such as assisted independent living.

At St. Doolagh's Park they meet the needs of their residents by providing them with the highest level of person centred care and service. Their multi-disciplinary team devises an individual care and rehabilitation plan with each resident as appropriate to ensure the achievement of both the highest level of care and personal outcome measures.

The team includes a Senior Psychologist, a Physiotherapist, a G.P., Occupational Therapist, Registered General and Psychiatric Nurses, Behavioural Specialists, and Care Assistants.

St. Doolagh's Park has 72 single suite bedrooms that are fitted with bespoke furniture, a wireless call bell system and private telephone. All rooms have been designed to afford easy access and facilitate assisted showering where required. Residents are encouraged to bring in personal items which will ensure their stay with us is a happy one. All their residents have the right to privacy and are treated with the utmost respect and dignity.

They also provide assisted daily living training facilities, gymnasium, games room, communal areas and smaller lounge areas to facilitate a homely and supportive environment.

Special emphasis is placed on the individual happiness and dignity of their residents. Friends and family are always welcome and they run regular family groups.

St Doolagh’s Park Care and Rehabilitation Centre has been awarded accreditation by CARF Europe for its Residential Rehabilitation Brain Injury Speciality Programme and Person Centred Long Term Care Community.

Accommodation & Travel

  • St. Doolagh’s offers accommodation for 72 residents in single en suite rooms.
  • Wireless call system and private telephone
  • Superbly finished with bespoke furniture
  • All rooms have private television
  • All rooms have level access with garden or court yard aspect
  • Daily living training facilities including adapted kitchens
  • Gymnasium for rehabilitation
  • Activities room
  • Communal areas
  • Smaller lounge areas to facilitate a homely and supportive environment
  • Full in-house laundry service

Facilities & Services

  • Full clinical multi-disciplinary team
  • 24 Hour G.P. cover
  • Full external activities programme in place through our Activities Coordinator
  • Continued education and back-to-work programmess where appropriate
  • Monthly residents/relatives meeting
  • Quarterly resident/family newsletter
  • Community dental, optical and chiropody can be accessed on request.
  • Regular visits by clergy.
  • Residents Committee and Relatives Forum

At St. Doolagh’s social activities plays a key role in ensuring our residents maintain a happy outlook. We endeavor to provide as wide a range of activities as possible to cater for physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the residents. Our full-time Activities Co-ordinator Karen Brett plays a key role at St. Doolagh's Park in delivering a broad and exciting range of activities for our residents.

  • Structured rehabilitative programmes including assisted daily living
  • Lifestyle and recreation programme: music therapy, art classes, dancing, trivia, current affair readings and discussion groups
  • Full external activities, continued education and back to work programmes where appropriate
  • Musical entertainment
  • Classic movie screening
  • Exercises
  • Gardening
  • Art Therapy

St. Doolagh's Team

The staff at St. Doolagh's are dedicated to the Trinity Care’s mission of ‘meeting the needs of our residents by providing them with the highest level of person centered care and service.

  • Clinical Nurse Managers
  • Nursing Staff
  • Care & Rehabilitation Assistants
  • G.P.
  • Senior Psychologist
  • Assistant Psychologist
  • Senior Occupational Therapist
  • Senior Physiotherapist
  • Activities Co-coordinator


St. Doolagh's Park is a purpose built care & rehabilitation centre situated in park land setting off the Malahide Road, close to Malahide Village and Swords, the airport and the M1 Motorway and a regular bus service is provided at the entrance to St. Doolagh's Park to the Dublin City Centre.

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