A Top Dublin University is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Healthcare Assistant to provide support to a student with physical disabilities. The primary responsibility of this role is to assist the student with their daily needs, including carrying belongings, managing their laptop, and ensuring they have a smooth and inclusive university experience. This is a fulfilling opportunity to make a meaningful impact on a student’s academic journey.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Full-time position with regular hours.
  • Inclusive and diverse work environment.
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on a student’s academic journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide physical assistance to the student, including carrying their belongings, laptop, and other necessary items.
  • Assist the student in navigating campus facilities, classrooms, and common areas.
  • Ensure the student’s laptop is set up and ready for use during classes and study sessions.
  • Help the student with any mobility or accessibility challenges they may encounter.
  • Collaborate with university staff to ensure the student’s specific needs are met.
  • Maintain a respectful, supportive, and confidential relationship with the student.


  • Previous experience in a healthcare assistant or personal care role is mandatory.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Compassion, patience, and empathy.
  • Ability to provide assistance with mobility.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of individuals with disabilities.
  • Punctuality and reliability.
  • Knowledge of accessibility and inclusion principles is a plus.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role.

If you have a passion for helping others and want to contribute to a more inclusive and accessible education environment, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding Healthcare Assistant position. Your support can make a significant difference in the life of a student at Dublin City University

Feel free to call Meghann Smyth at (01) 96009305 for a quick chat about these exciting opportunities in STEPASIDE– QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ROLE AND WORK ON OFFER ARE ENCOURAGED

Email your CV to Meghann.smyth@accesshealthcare.ie or simply apply below to see what opportunities are available to you today!


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