We would like to invite applications for the following 25 Hour per week, specified purpose contract to cover an extended leave.


Healthcare Assistant – Supported Living

The Steeples, Cashel, Co. Tipperary


The purpose of the role of Health Care Assistant is to enable the Service User to achieve maximum independence in all aspects of daily living, by providing assistance in one or more of the following areas; personal care, domestic assistance, social and educational assistance, travel and companionship. There are a number of key relationships, which should be fostered and developed for the successful implementation of this role: Liaise and coordinate with other identified Health Care Assistants as required and maintain close communication with the Supported Living Service Co-Ordinator.


Training and Qualifications, required

Minimum 5 modules completed (be committed to finishing the major award) at QQI Level 5 in either Community & Health Services, Health Service Skills or Healthcare Support or other relevant qualification.

Have experience of working with people with disabilities.

Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a good level of spoken and written English.

Be reliable, trustworthy and always maintain confidentiality.

Be required to undergo a Garda Vetting process prior to commencing work.

Be required to successfully complete mandatory training prior to commencing work.



Person centred approach.

An ability to build strong relationships.

Strong customer service focus.

Flexible approach to work.

High level of confidentiality.



Communicating and Influencing.

Motivating and Empowering.

Planning and Organising.

Quality and Customer Focus.



Remuneration & Benefits

Salary range for this position is €14.23 - €15.82 depending on experience.

Sick pay scheme.

Holidays – 8% of hours worked.

Maternity and paternity pay

Access to the Support for Further Education scheme.

VHI, HSF and PRSA Pension schemes available.

Bike to Work Scheme.

Employee Assistance Programme.

A commitment to the on-going training and development of all employees.




The closing date for applications is Monday 5th June 2023


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


IWA is committed to promoting, maintaining and adding to our diverse and inclusive work environment



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