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Human Resources Officer Required in Ballsbridge

Mar 10, 2015

Home Instead Senior Care is network of 22 locally owned franchise offices. Each office is managed by people living in your community. Each employee of Home Instead is dedicated and passionate about helping older people live in their own home for as long as possible. Home Instead research shows that older people feel happier and healthier with a better quality of life when living at home, and we understand the enormous peace of mind this gives family members

It is our mission ‘to enhance the lives for older people, enabling them to live happy, healthy and independent lives in their homes for longer than otherwise possible’. We do this by helping families through each stage of the Care Journey. 

Home Instead Senior Care employs over 2500 Professional CAREGivers, who to date have delivered over 1 million hours of care to more than 3,000 people nationwide. As an employer of choice, it is Home Instead’s dependability, quality of care and accountability that has earned them such a deep level of trust with clients, their family and friends, health and social care professionals.

Working in Home Care can be a humbling experience and this is an excellent opportunity to feel like you are making a difference in the community and it can make your job feel more like a vocation. 

We are currently looking to recruit a Human Resources Officer in our office in Ballsbridge. We are looking for an honest, reliable and personable individual who will really make a connection with our CAREGivers, both during the recruitment stage as well as when they are in employment. You will be an individual who can make them feel valued and motivated in their roles and develop outstanding relationships with our CAREGivers. 

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and implement effective recruitment strategies to ensure sufficient numbers of suitable, available CAREGivers
  • Carry out the recruitment and selection process
  • Coordinate, conduct and manage the employee on-boarding process
  • Coordinate and promote an annual schedule of training events
  • Deliver Induction training and other training as appropriate
  • Develop and implement an appropriate retention strategy to ensure Home Instead retains suitable and qualified employees, particularly high performers
  • Ensure Home Instead is compliant with all relevant legislation
  • Manage any employee relations issues in a timely and fair manner
  • Actively encourage contact between CAREGivers and the office and develop communication strategies to promote same
  • Effectively manage and develop excellent relationships with the employees
  • Accurately enter and maintain CAREGiver records to a high standard
  • Coordinate and manage Health & Safety issues
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement in the operation of the HR function


The ideal candidate

Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years experience in a busy generalist HR role
  • A qualification in Human Resources/Management or a related discipline
  • A professional, friendly and approachable demeanour
  • Exceptional organisational and multi-tasking skills and  have demonstrated that you can follow up and complete tasks
  • Experience working  within a busy, changing environment
  • A self starter, able to self manage and ask for help when needed
  • Ability to influence and develop relationships
  • Display a commitment to quality and exceeding expectations
  • A flexible, can-do positive attitude
  • Must enjoy working in a small business, team oriented environment
  • Your communication, relationship building and interpersonal skills will be outstanding.
  • You will have a natural passion and understanding for the services we provide and what Home Care contributes to our society.


Desirable

  • Experience of the health care industry, particularly home health care
  • Experience with managing employees working irregular working patterns

 
Does this sound like you? Then apply today.  

Please email your CV to mary.somers@homeinstead.ie