Home Instead Donegal, a member of Donegal Women in Business Network is looking to add 50 new caregivers to its team, which delivers essential services to ageing adults in local communities throughout the county.
The jobs come at a time of increased activity within the home care sector, with factors such as the onset of winter, continuing challenges resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, and general business growth all playing a part.
“The work is local, the jobs are sustainable and there are opportunities available in rural and urban areas around the county,” says Martin Murphy, Owner of Home Instead Donegal.
“We’re tremendously proud of our caregiving team, and the work that they do to keep ageing adults safe and well. We’re inviting applications from people with an interest in care, to join us in helping seniors live independent lives in their own homes, throughout this challenging winter and beyond,” says Mr Murphy.
Home Instead’s caregivers deliver a range of non-medical care services to older people. In addition to helping keep older people safe and well, such care services can also facilitate early hospital discharge, freeing up vital capacity, or they can help prevent hospitalisations in the first place.
Home Instead Donegal offers an industry-leading reward and remuneration package including competitive rates of pay with higher rates at weekends, ongoing professional development opportunities, 24-hour support and local benefit schemes to suit local carer needs.
“Our caregivers receive 20 hours’ comprehensive induction training and support in attaining further qualifications. As the Covid-19 pandemic took hold, we provided additional training to support Covid-19 health and safety protocols, to keep both clients and caregivers safe and to provide them with the skills to carry out their work with confidence.
“We have an excellent on-boarding system for new staff, so whether you are an experienced caregiver or joining us from a different sector, we have the skills and expertise to ensure your smooth transition to our team,” says Martin.
For further information and to apply for a position, visit HomeInstead.ie/Donegal-Jobs or call Deirdre or Gavin on 074 911 30