Health Care Assistant

Ballyragget, County Kilkenny / Ireland
Salary:  12€

Healthcare Assistants are needed for Brookhaven Nursing Home.

Brookhaven Nursing Home, part of Brookhaven Healthcare, is situated in a tranquil setting on the edge of Ballyragget, close to all the village’s amenities and surrounding area. It is a purpose-built 71-bed facility. Every effort is made to encourage lots of interaction with the local community, and all residents are encouraged and supported to maintain strong links to their home communities.

We are presently looking for Healthcare Assistants to start working with us. At Brookhaven Healthcare, we offer one of the best benefits packages available to Healthcare Assistants in Ireland.

Free Employee Benefits

  • Paid breaks
  • Free access to all the family and extended family members to Aviva’s “Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion” service
  • Free meals
  • Free training to FETEC level 5
  • Free Garda vetting
  • Free uniform

Employee Discounts

  • Discounts on car, home, and travel insurance of up to 25%
  • Free travel insurance to Europe where an employee has both car and home insurance with the same provider
  • Pharmacy discounts; 20% on non-prescription items, 10% on prescription

Other Employee Initiatives

  • Access to a unique banking scheme with Croí Laighean Credit Union
  • Employee referral cash incentive scheme
  • Employee recognition awards
  • Employee appreciation events throughout the year
  • Access to a pension scheme
  • Access to Bike to Work scheme

Brookhaven Healthcare currently has vacancies for FETAC Level 5 qualified H.C.A.s. Your role shall be to provide residents with the highest standards of care within this Nursing Home. You will operate under the daily direction of the Senior Nursing Staff and act as the primary carer for our elderly residents. Along with providing clinical care, you will also be responsible for supervising hygiene, nutrition, and residents’ mobility. You will operate as part of a clinical care team led by a Staff Nurse. You will be rostered on a weekly basis for a number of defined shifts.

Ballyragget is a small town located a 20-minute drive from Kilkenny or 30 minutes on public transport. Everything you need is available in the town, and whether living in Kilkenney or Ballyragget, this area offers a fantastic quality of life.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From €12.00 per hour


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Ballyragget, CO. Kilkenny: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Healthcare: 1 year (preferred)


  • QQI Level 5 in Healthcare (preferred)

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