Care Assistant (Health and Social Care) Job Specification and Description:
Report to: The Care Manager
The role of Care Assistant is to:
Experience of caring for others in a professional capacity is desirable.
Professional Skills (Essential)
Key Work Functions:
(Please note this is not an exhaustive list)
The Care Assistant will:
Key Customer Focused Competencies:
* In the event of an applicant not having the required QQI Level 5 (or equivilent) modules in Care of the Older Person and Care Skills, but has considerable experience in this area of practice, the Care Manager may interview the applicant and if deemed suitable for the role, employ the applicant on the condition that there is evidence or a commitment from the applicant to undertake within 3 months of their date of appointment, the required two modules at a minimum (evidence of enrolment to undertake QQI Level 5 modules as outlined above should be provided.