13 Dec 2018

Healthcare Assistant – Sonas Nursing Home Melview, Clonmel – Co, Tipperary

13 Dec 2018

Position:Health Care Assistant Clonmel

Contract Type: Permanent Full time

Hours per week: 36 hours +

Sonas Nursing Home Melview is situated in a quiet cul-de sac on a mature site, in a residential area slightly removed from the town centre of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. We are easily accessible from the main Limerick, Waterford and Cork roads. Our 51 bed home is convenient to all services including shops, schools, churches and the nearby South Tipperary General Hospital. We are extending the number of bed in our facility to 91 beds by the end of 2020 and will require additional staff.


Responsibilities and duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Support and assist residents enabling them to fulfil their activities of daily living ensuring that residents are encouraged to be as independent as possible.
  • Deliver a high standard of person-centred care ensuring all practices reflects the privacy, dignity and respect of our residents and underpins all the basic values that contribute to an excellent quality of life.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality.
  • Promote, encourage and practice the ethos of person-centred care.
  • Participate in organising and carrying out social outings and in-house activities.
  • Maintain resident’s dining rooms, living areas and bedrooms in a neat, presentable and hygienic state.
  • Assist the management team during internal and external audits/inspections.
  • Must be available to work day, night and weekend shifts on a fulltime basis.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must have started or completed FETAC/QQI Major Award Level 5 in Healthcare or related field.
  • Modules completed in Care of the Older Person, Infection Prevention & Control, Nutrition and Palliative Care Support are desirable.
  • Current and valid Infection Control, Manual and Resident Moving & Handling & Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Certificates (training can be provided if required).


  • Staff Social Events
  • 1 X Uniform and Name Badge Provided free of charge
  • Refer a Friend Bonus
  • Long Service Recognition Awards
  • All Meals Provided during working hours

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


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