Care Assistant




  • Full Time

Maryfield Nursing Home are looking for Care Assistants to join their team

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Care Assistants seeking a position within a well-established Nursing Home adjacent to the picturesque village of Chapelizod, Dublin 20. This 69 bedded Nursing home is well positioned for easy access to all major transport links . Based on the guiding principles of our foundress, Frances Taylor, we aim to provide person centred care within a supportive, stimulating and homely environment.

Job Specification

Job Title:          Care Assistant

Contract:          6 month full time fixed term contracts with potential for permanent posts

Salary:               DOE

Pension:            Voluntary partially subsidised pension scheme available for permanent staff


The Role

The role of the Care Assistant is to assist in the care of the Resident’s physical well-being, support daily living activities, and to assist with the general day to day duties of the home. The Care Assistant’s role is core to enhancing the quality of life and maintaining the dignity and respect for our elderly residents.


Minimum requirement:

Fetac Level 5 Healthcare Certificate

Relevant Nursing Home experience

Knowledge of HIQA Regulations

Relevant Mandatory training completed


Person Specification

  • Capable of person centred approach which respects the needs of the individual resident
  • Willingness to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Flexibility required in relation to working hours and shift patterns
  • Capable of upholding the core principles of our ethos :
  1. Respect the Individual
  2. Promote a sense of belonging
  3. Care for the most vulnerable
  4. Value diversity