Homecare Assistant – Swinford – Irish Wheelchair Association – County Mayo

Homecare Assistant – Swinford – Irish Wheelchair Association – County Mayo

Irish Wheelchair Association

Irish Wheelchair Association



Ranked 5th on the Irish Independent “Best Employer” list 2021 and the highest-ranking charity organisation.


We are seeking applications from committed and caring Homecare Assistants / Healthcare assistants who are interested in joining us in the Swinford, Kiltimagh and Balla,
Co Mayo area

This position offers a guarantee of 20 hours and extra relief hours based on your availability.




What we Offer

  • Salary range for this position is €14.23 – €15.82 per hour depending on experience
  • Premium rates paid for unsociable hours


Before 8am an after 8 pm €17.78 p/h


Sunday €21.34 p/h


Public Holidays €28.46 p/h

  • Inter-client mileage paid
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Training development opportunities
  • VHI, HSF and PRSA schemes available
  • Employee Assistance Programme



What we Require:

  • Minimum 5 modules completed at QQI Level 5 in a Health care discipline and a commitment to complete the major award.
  • Experience in a caring environment preferable
  • Kind and Caring attitude
  • Person Centred approach
  • Use of your own smart phone to check in and out of your visits is essential
  • Availability for flexible hours including mornings, evenings and weekends on a rota basis
  • Full Driving License and access to vehicle


IWA is committed to continuing to be an equal Opportunities employer





Please note this position requires that you have received at least one dose of a Covid19 vaccine and be willing to receive the second dose.


Please note – ACADEMIC AND/OR PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
:- Documentary evidence of your relevant qualification(s) may/will be required in advance of or during the recruitment process.

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