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 Co.Wicklow area.

Bray, Wicklow Town, Rathdrum, Arklow, Tinahely, Aughrim

This position offers flexible working hours based on your availability up to full-time.

What We Offer You

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

Before 8am an after 8 pm €17.78 per hour

Sunday €21.34 per hour

Public Holidays €28.46 per hour

  • 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.

Apply for position now

I have read, understand and accept the content of the Privacy Policy. View Privacy Policy