Job Requirements

  • Full Time Healthcare Assistants

Salary: € Negotiable

Glenashling Nursing Home – are recruiting permanent full-time Healthcare Assistants with Public/Private Nursing Home/Residential experience.

Candidates need to have a minimum of a QQI Level 5 or be currently undertaking their Fetac Level 5 in a Healthcare or Social Care discipline.

Candidates must have a proven track record with knowledge and experience as a HCA. All candidates must have a good understanding of the current HIQA standards.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who want to participate in building a dedicated team for the provision of excellence in residential care.

By joining Glenashling Nursing Home we will provide you with the opportunity to work with the elderly, convalescence and transitional/respite residents. We will provide all employees with a variety of training opportunities and we will support all employees in developing skills which will allow them to expand their role.


  • To be accountable for high standards of care.
  • To take full responsibility for the care assigned.
  • To keep accurate and quality records as required under the HIQA standards.
  • To carry out all aspects of care according to the person’s needs, as per his/her agreed care plan.
  • To ensure that the Glenashling Nursing Home is secure and safe at all times and that fire and emergency policies and procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • To inform your line manager of any deficiencies, anomalies or concerns.
  • To be familiar with all statutory instruments of legislation concerning nursing homes and to be familiar with all nursing policies and procedures within the Glenashling Nursing Home.
  • To treat all information and Glenashling data in a secure and confidential manner.
  • To carry out such other duties appropriate to the post as directed by management.JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Have completed a Patient Manual Handling course within the last 18 months.
  • Have all relevant international police clearances.
  • Must have eligibility to work in Ireland.
  • Previous experience in elderly care is desirable.
  • All job offers are subject to Garda vetting, self-declaration, successful references and pre-employment medical.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.
  • Good organisation and communication skills with fluent written and spoken English.


HOW TO APPLY If you wish to apply for a HCA position with Glenashling, please send your C.V. along with full contact details as a single Word attachment by email to