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Rapid Response Caregiver

Connected Health is a Dublin-based home care provider operating across Ireland. We are looking for kind, compassionate & reliable people with a passion for caring to join our network of home care assistants in Dublin and throughout Ireland.

We are currently seeking a Rapid Response Caregiver in Mayo. 

This position is 25hr contracted, however caregiver needs to be able to work full time as some weeks full time hours will be required. 

This job is to cover holiday and sick leave for other caregivers across Mayo. 

Some PPE drops will also be required. 

What Connected Health can offer our home care assistants:

  • Competitive rates - €15.00 per hour

  • €200 Sign On Bonus

  • Flexible working hours  Bi-monthly pay (paid twice a month)

  • Contracted hours 

  • 24/7 support from our healthcare managers and friendly office team

  • Full induction training

  • Opportunities for continual healthcare training & development

  • A lucrative refer a friend scheme - €100 per referral*

  • Care Assistant of the Month scheme

  • Company uniform and full PPE

Important Information
Date Posted: 4th May 2022
Closing Date: 18th May 2022
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To undertake personal care and daily living tasks as agreed with the service user, their family and the professionals involved with the individual service plan.

  • To work at all times within the policies and procedures of Connected Health Ltd or if required Next of Kin.

  • To provide service users with opportunities to express their preference as to the way tasks are carried out. - To develop and maintain professional working relationships with service users and work colleagues from a wide variety of backgrounds.

  • To communicate regularly with the immediate supervisor, in particular regarding changes in the service user’s condition or circumstances.

  • To use the services on-call system in accordance with the service guidance. To attend training including induction training, team meetings and individual supervision sessions as required.

  • To complete documentation, including service user records and timesheets.

  • To comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.

  • To participate in supervision, staff meetings and training activities as required.

  • To be responsible for maintaining and improving own knowledge and skills through experience and training.

  • To undertake additional responsibilities as requested by the Service Manager following the successful completion of specific training and personal skills development.

  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as require  

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • Good English skills - both spoken and written
  • A cheerful, upbeat, and friendly personality
  • One year of paid home care experience AND/OR:
  • QQI Level 5 (Care Skills and Care of the Older Person) - we can help you achieve these healthcare qualifications if you don’t yet have them
  • Hold a full driving licence with access to a car is essential

Desired criteria

    Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

    Customer Service

    Customer Service

    Establishing Rapport With Clients

    Establishing Rapport With Clients

    Listening to patients

    Listening to patients

    Providing Care

    Providing Care

    Empathy

    Empathy

    Connected Health Group

    Local people, working locally to enhance people's lives

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    In 2012, a team of highly experienced professionals, with a relevant mix of knowledge and expertise, came together to create Connected Health Limited. We provide effective and efficient high quality healthcare services in the home and in the community, thereby promoting prevention and decreasing the demand for costly hospitalisation. Our 3Ts approach of talent, training and technology ensures effective connections between all of those involved so that, together, we deliver better and more responsive support in a way that measurably improves the lives of those in our care.

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    Our Care Givers are the backbone of our business The kindness and compassion they deliver to our Clients every day is remarkable. If you want a career that provides a sense of accomplishment, joy and satisfaction; if you are passionate about providing care in a compassionate way; then connect with us. At Connected Health we offer a career not just a job. Our business is transforming the way Homecare is delivered across the UK and Ireland and we understand that the people we employ are central to the transformation of the sector.

    Our benefits

    We offer monthly and annual staff awards and recognition events. You’ll be working in a family and team-orientated working environment with sector-leading management and support. There’s also free or heavily subsided training including NVQs in Health and Social Care (levels 3-5) to Leadership and Management Training.

    Vacation/Paid time off

    Retirement plan and/or pension

    Flexible schedule

    Office perks

    Employee development programs

    Tuition reimbursement

    Employee discounts

    Gym membership or wellness programs

    Free parking

    Cycle to work

    Referral bonus

    Open office

    Competitive salary

    Discount on spa treatments/products

    Wellbeing Scheme

    Blue light card

    Rapid Response Caregiver

    Local people, working locally to enhance people's lives