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Akeso Healthsearch is a leading HCA recruitment firm, recruiting HCA’s for opportunities in Irish public & private hospitals and health organisations across Ireland, both for permanent vacancy contracts and Locum HCA’s

The Akeso Healthsearch recruitment services encompasses jobs for HSE acute hospitals, Irish nursing homes, and intellectual disability organisations.

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There are often no set education requirements to become a healthcare support worker, though some roles may require a healthcare qualification. It can be very helpful if you have good English and maths skills, as well as previous experience of care work.

Healthcare support staff often learn basic nursing skills in order to better care for their patients. In some roles, you can also work towards qualifications as well as gaining plenty of on-the-job experience to broaden your knowledge. This can be a great role if you want to challenge yourself. There are great career progressions ahead of you if you invest additional time in learning and qualifications while working.

Our strength-based recruitment process focuses on finding the right candidate placement, ensuring a better cultural fit between employer and jobseeker. Healthcare support can be a great role if you are comfortable working with people and enjoy helping others. You will also need good communication skills and organisational skills.

Many healthcare support workers are placed in hospitals, meaning they may help patients move around, wash and dress, while also performing basic health checks. However, if a hospital environment is not for you, healthcare support workers also work in health centres where they perform health checks on outpatients, sterilise equipment and help with broader health education.

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