03 Aug 2017

Healthcare Assistant / Multi Task Attendant

03 Aug 2017

Sonas Nursing Home Riverview, in Ballina, Co. Mayo, are currently recruiting for experienced Health Care Assistants who will perform duties of Multi-Task Attendant. There are full and part time positions available.

Our Multi-Task Attendants contribute to the fulfilment of Sonas standards of care, ensuring the resident’s privacy, dignity,respect and choice.

Before applying candidates MUST have a FETAC Level 5 Qualification and a minimum of 1 year’s elderly care experience.


Health Care Assistant

  • General hygiene duties
  • Care of resident clothing and property
  • Assist with outings and activities
  • Participate in an induction programme and ongoing staff training
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by Nurse in Charge

Catering Assistant

  • Assistant Catering Supervisor, Cook or Chef prepare meals and maintain catering area, dining room, stores and staff facilities
  • Operate the H.A.C.C.P. (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) standard and all statutory regulations and those set by Sonas.
  • Maintain all records associated with ordering and receiving of foods and goods as directed by person in charge.
  • Ensure safe storage of foods in accordance with set standards.
  • Maintain the highest standard of service to residents in the dining room and those in their rooms.
  • Maintain fire prevention and safety regulations.


  • Carry out assigned laundry duties including storage of linen, clothing, laundering and ironing of clothing and preparing soiled linen for laundry
  • Sorting washing into relevant groups, where applicable, and processing it through the washer, drier and iron.
  • Keeping clean and dirty linen separate within the laundry area.
  • Ensuring that work meets the highest quality standard in terms of stain removal, cleanliness and dryness.
  • Ensuring statutory Health and Safety and Infection Control standards in the laundry area are adhered to.

Housekeeping Assistant

  • Housekeeping Assistant
  • As a Housekeeping Assistant you will maintain cleanliness, tidiness and hygiene to a set standard and specification as set out by the company.
  • Carry out assigned cleaning/housekeeping duties including equipment, furnishing, crockery, cutlery, kitchen appliances, toilets, and bathrooms, rooms, circulating areas, windows, high dusting and refuse disposal.
  • Assist with care, when so required by the person in charge. Assist other staff members in promoting a cheerful, pleasant and homelike environment and demonstrate a friendly attitude towards customers.
  • Report to the person in charge on any observed defects in the building, equipment or other problems that may affect the general standard of service. Keep as required appropriate records.
  • Carry out duties, which may be assigned from time to time by the Person in Charge


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