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We are presently looking for Healthcare Assistants to work in the heart of Ireland.
The designated centre provides 24- hour nursing care to 48 residents, male and female who require long-term and short-term care (assessment, rehabilitation convalescence and respite). The centre is purpose built providing single ensuite bedroom facilities and a variety of communal spaces. The philosophy of care is to provide a high standard of care and welfare in a living environment that maintains residents’ independence and well-being.
The home is located in the town of Ballymahon, Longford, even though it is small it has everything you need on your doorstep, bars, restaurants, supermarkets, hair salons etc.
If you like the outdoor life there really isn’t a much better place to be, with fishing, kayaking, horse riding and walking tracks and trails becoming a daily part of your life. If you want to explore Ireland you are based in the heart of Ireland so it also acts as a great base to tour the whole of Ireland. 1 hour 20 min to Dublin Airport, and Dublin City, 1 hour to Galway and the Atlantic coast, 1 hour 30 min to some of the best surfing in Europe, and 2 hours 30 min to Belfast.
The employer will be able to provide you with accommodation when you first arrive, in one of the onsite bungalows, which is a 1km walk to the centre of town.
Working a 40 hour week, earning €12 per hour will result in a monthly take home pay of €1,820, and could exceed €2,000 with premiums for night and weekends and a little overtime.
Your salary will be €12 per hour as an HCA
Thomond Lodge Nursing Home
Thomond Hall, Ballymahon, Longford, Ireland
What is the Hourly rate for a HCA
What are the weekly contracted hours
Are premiums paid for nights and weekends and what are they
Are breaks paid
What is the annual leave
20 Days per annum for full time employees
Do you pay Bi-Weekly or Monthly
On what date to you pay
Every other Tuesday
Are meals provided at work
What is the shift rotation
7.45-20.00 19.45-08.00 16-22.00 7.45-14.00
Are there any concerns regarding recruiting male or female candidate
Do you have a minimum requirement relating to experience.
What is the uniform
Tunic and Navy Trousers
Is the uniform provided, is it free or is there a cost
First two tunics provided free of charge
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
Induction training on arrival – training courses throughout the year for continuous learning.
Will you provide temporary accommodation for the candidate when they first arrive
If yes what will this look like
One bed bungalow or sharing a two bed bungalow
Will you cover the cost of the temporary accommodation
Won’t be temporary
Will the candidate be able to stay in the temporary accommodation at their own cost after this date
Will you offer a salary advance for a candidate to pay first month’s rent and deposit
Will you assist candidates in sourcing permanent accommodation
What is the standard induction period
4 days extended according to needs of applicant
What does the first week look like
First week will consist of working alongside another care assistant. Meeting residents, learning routine, shown to fire panel, escape routes etc. Shown paperwork that needs completing etc.
What stage of the process will the candidate sign a contract
Please add any information that you believe will attract candidates to your organisation
48 bed nursing home, all rooms en-suite. Friendly environment.
These interviews will fill quickly so don’t hesitate and apply now
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