Professional Qualifications and Experience
If you are interested in applying for a position as a Health Care Assistant (Home Support) you must have;
The relevant health skills QQI (formerly FETAC) level 5 qualification. Relevant qualifications are:
- QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support
- QQI Level 5 Nursing Studies
- QQI Level 5 Community Care
- QQI Level 5 Health Service Skills
- QQI Level 5 Community Health Services
*(A full QQI/FETAC 5 Major award requires a minimum of 120 credits/8 Modules – Please note a Component Certificate will not suffice.)
An equivalent relevant health care qualification or a comparable healthcare qualification as outlined in the Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) NARIC Ireland framework.
Be currently employed as a Health Care Assistant (Home Support) or a comparable role.
Have the personal competence and capacity to properly discharge the duties of the role.