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Knockmoyle Lodge is recruiting Care Assistants in Omagh to work with residents in our dementia care home outside the town. This is a full-time, permanent position, with competitive pay rates.

We offer full induction to Care Assistants and an employee recognition scheme. We provide training opportunities and encourage employees to train for NVQ Level 2 and 3 qualifications.

The successful candidates will report to the nurses and nurse manager and will also be responsible to the home’s manager, Sharon Colhoun.

Views of Knockmoyle Lodge Care Assistants in Omagh

Knockmoyle Lodge care assistants can give you their own views of what it is like to work at Knockmoyle Lodge. “I enjoy working in Knockmoyle, because it is very rewarding.” says one care team member. “I enjoy helping my clients and getting to know new people. It’s great to be part of a hardworking team.”

“What I love most about Knockmoyle is the patients, the location of Knockmoyle Lodge is quiet, private and peaceful,” says another. The grounds surrounding it bring a smile to my face every day.”

“What I love about working at Knockmoyle is the patients, the patients’ families and the staff,” says a carer. “We are one big family unit. The location of Knockmoyle is quiet, private and peaceful. The grounds surrounding Knockmoyle bring a smile to my face everyday.”

Another Care Assistant said: “I enjoy working in Knockmoyle because it is very rewarding. I enjoy helping my clients and getting to know new people. It’s great to be a part of such a hard-working team.”

About Knockmoyle Lodge

Knockmoyle Lodge is a 35-room private care facility in the rural hinterland of Omagh, which specialises in Dementia Care. Opened in 1988, it has a distinct home-from-home feel. For example, they have a range of smaller day and visitor rooms instead of larger impersonal rooms.

New owners took over the job in April 2019, and they’ve given it a major revamp. You can find out more here about Knockmoyle Lodge and the Services we offer.

About the Care Assistants in Omagh Posts

Our highly trained staff meet the healthcare needs of the people we work with and care for every day.

Our staff are most needed during the daylight hours. However, they are sometimes asked to provide overnight care.

“Knockmoyle Lodge is an innovative and compassionate health care provider,” says manager, Sharon Colhoun. “In addition, we are committed to delivering excellence through leadership, hard work and respect for all.”

“What we are looking for are team members who will go above and beyond all expectations. They will want to make life warmer, fuller and more engaged for each resident.

“Many of our staff describe working at Knockmoyle as being part of a large family.  For example, everyone pulled together during the pandemic to keep residents safe, happy and healthy. Staff encourage and support residents to live full and independent lives.”

Summary of Responsibilities

  • To carry out day-to-day care duties with dementia patients
  • To communicate effectively between Managers and care staff, both written and verbally
  • Assist with aspects of provision of care
  • To promote a friendly, homely atmosphere at all times

Each Care Assistant will work within the team and have the support of their colleagues. In turn, they will support their colleagues in turn. Are you a caring, sociable person, and at your happiest when you’re looking after other people? If so, Knockmoyle Lodge would love to hear from you. You must be committed to delivering high standards of care and service to clients in our nursing homes. A career in health and social care is truly rewarding every day.

Candidates do not need any previous experience as full training will be provided.

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Over 16years of age
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with patients and visitors
  • A genuine interest in caring and ability to provide care

Applying for the Posts of Care Assistants in Omagh

You can download a Knockmoyle Lodge Job Application Form here and email your completed form to knockmoylelodge@hotmail.com. Pay will be discussed at the  interview stage.

For more information, please call us on 02882247931 or email knockmoylelodge@hotmail.com

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