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Care Assistant- Locally owned Nursing Home – Carrickfergus

Rutledge Carrickfergus

Job Overview

Care Assistant- Locally owned Nursing Home- Carrickfergus-

Day & Night available

Hourly rate: £8.72p/h

Rutledge Healthcare is delighted to be representing a locally owned Nursing Home in the Carrickfergus area who has a need for a Care Assistant for day or night positions and paying £8.72p/h.

The Nursing Home’s care categories are physical disability, old age, dementia and learning disability.

Family atmosphere plus a settled loyal team of staff and excellent rating from the RQIA.

Profile of Position:

As part of the caring team, to help create and maintain a healthy and safe environment where the personal nursing needs of the Residents are met under the direction and supervision of the Nurse in Charge.


  • Provision of Care in accordance with agreed Care Plans
  • Nutritional Intake
  • Prevention of Pressure Sores
  • Mouth Care as directed by the Nurse
  • Management of Continence and Incontinence
  • Repositioning Residents as directed by the Nurse in Charge in accordance with Manual Handling Requirements
  • Assisting Residents with mobility
  • Assisting with Personal Hygiene – shaving, grooming etc
  • Assisting in the bathing of residents in bed or in the bathroom


  • Registered or working towards Registering with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Ability to accept responsibility
  • Ability to tolerate stress
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively


  • Generous overtime rates
  • Continuous support
  • Professional training

If interested please forward your CV to via the link or e-mail:  Call the office on 02825 631800 for more information.


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Point of Contact: Paul McCay

Address: 2a Thomas Street, Ballymena, BT43 6AU

Tel: 028 2563 1800

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