carer

Recruiter
Comfort Keepers
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
€15.20 per hour
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Looking for an exciting new opportunity in your area?

Comfort Keepers are now hiring Community Carers in Galway City!

We are looking for caring people who are enthusiastic about making a positive difference in people’s lives to join our team.

Our benefits include:

  • Direct employment with competitive hourly rates of pay (up to €15.20)
  • Flexible working hours around your schedule (full-time and part-time contracts)
  • Guaranteed hours with permanent contracts available
  • Payroll twice per month
  • Free uniform, PPE, and Garda vetting
  • Travel expenses between client visits covered
  • Employee discounts including health, life, and car insurance

Knowing at the end of the day that you have cared for people is incredible. However, we understand the impact that care work can have on you too.

How we support you and recognise your achievements:

  • On-call Support Team 24/7
  • Free Employee Assistance Program for you and your family 
  • Wellness Program
  • Work-life balance
  • Carer of the Month Recognition Awards
  • CK Annual Recognition Awards

We nurture our employees to grow to be the best that they can be and provide plenty of opportunities for internal progression and promotion. Our company culture provides a positive and progressive space for each and every employee to feel like a valued member of the Comfort Keepers team.

Training and progression:

  • Free Level 5 QQI qualifications—Care Skills and Care of the Older Person
  • ‘Earn as you Learn’ Program—pay increases as above qualifications are completed
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Regular refresher training and mentoring through free online learning platform
  • Educational support from our dedicated Learning & Development Team

Requirements:

  • Please note that this role requires you to have a driving licence and access to your own transport.
  • Level 5 QQI qualification desirable but not essential as we provide this
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in the English language—written and verbal
  • Good availability and flexibility
  • Weekend availability not essential but benefits you as premium rates apply—here are some of the options which suit our existing team:
    • Every second Saturday and/or Sunday
    • Every second weekend
    • One weekend per month­

Responsibilities:

  • Making a positive difference and enhancing our clients’ daily lives
  • Supporting various tasks such as personal care, meal preparation, and housekeeping
  • Supporting social interactions and activities, protecting against loneliness and isolation

You’ll never regret making a positive impact on someone’s life so if you think you would be a good fit for our team then apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please note you must be eligible to work in Ireland to be considered for this role.