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Social Care Assistant



Castlebar, Mayo


Social Care


We are seeking a caring and reliable Social Care Assistant to work in a residential service for people with disabilities in Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
Hours: Shift Work - Days/Nights/Weekends (Fulltime/Permanent) We are looking for applicants that are dedicated, compassionate and constantly striving to improve their own standards of care. This is an exciting opportunity for a Social Care Assistant to join an established agency that focuses on delivering excellent care for the client and their family by developing professional working relationships and providing stability to their ongoing care.

Why should I choose Communicare?

  • Flexibility within your working schedule
  • Excellent rate of pay
  • A fully comprehensive induction training programme
  • Full in-house training (CPR, Patient Manual Handling, etc)
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • 24-hour support from office and on-call team
  • Guaranteed hours contracts
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Compassionate work environment



  • FETAC/QQI Level 5 (in Social Care or Health Care)
  • CPR & Patient Manual Handling
  • 2 written references
  • Full valid driving licence

What we're looking for?

  • Ability to work independently or part of a team
  • Having an empathetic and caring nature
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Flexibility will be required from time to time to respond to service demands
  • Knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations
  • A genuine understanding and interest in working alongside individuals in effecting positive opportunities and change in their lives in a meaningful way
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (MS Excel & Word).
  • Ability to deliver support in a manner which is sensitive to the service user’s culture, disability, race, age, sexuality, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status or religion/belief

Full recruitment support from a dedicated Communicare Talent Acquisition team member provided. If you would like to work within a rewarding role that genuinely makes a difference to someone's life, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!


To be discussed at interview stage.

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