Application Form

Thank you for your interest in joining with the Comfort Keepers team.

We are truly passionate about elevating the human spirit of people in our communities and look forward to working with you to bring joy into people’s lives.

This application form is the start of your Comfort Keepers journey and your caring career with us. If you would like to learn more about us and our commitment to elevating the human spirit, you can check out our “Why Comfort Keepers?“page here.

We want to know more about you, so below you’ll find a few questions about yourself and your experience in care. Don’t worry if this is your first time applying for a role as a carer, we will support you through the process in getting you to where you want to be.

If you have any difficulties filling out the form, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 01 8921321 or email

We are more than happy to help.

Finally, thank you again for your interest in joining our team and we will be in touch with you very soon.

if you need a refresher on the role and responsibilities of our Home Support Workers, scroll down to read the full job description and specification.

Carer Job Description

Please note that this role is often referred to by alternative titles: Carer, Home Support Worker, Home Carer, Community Carer, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, and more.

Comfort Keepers are expanding our team across Ireland.

Carer Extraordinaire – Spreading Smiles and Making Magic Happen!

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding adventure where you can brighten someone’s day and make a meaningful difference in their life? We’re seeking a Carer Extraordinaire who is passionate, energetic, and ready to bring joy to our valued clients. Join our dynamic team and help us create a world where care knows no bounds!


Spread Joy: Your primary mission is to sprinkle joy and positivity into the lives of our clients. Whether it’s through engaging conversations, silly jokes, or creative activities, your infectious energy will brighten their day and bring smiles to their faces.

Personalised Care: You’ll provide personalised care tailored to the unique needs of each individual. From assisting with daily tasks to providing companionship, your genuine compassion and attentiveness will ensure our clients feel valued and supported. You’ll use your resourcefulness to find innovative solutions that enhance the quality of life for our clients.

Team Spirit: You’ll be part of an amazing team that believes in collaboration, celebration, and high fives. Together, we’ll create a work environment that is supportive, uplifting, and fosters personal growth and development. Your input and ideas will be valued as we continuously strive to improve our services and organisation.


  • A genuine passion for caring for others and making a positive impact in their lives.
  • Infectious enthusiasm and a knack for spreading smiles and joy wherever you go.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build meaningful connections.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to accommodate varying schedules and client needs.
  • A creative mindset with the ability to think outside the box and bring fresh ideas to the table.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to assist with mobility, as necessary.
  • Prior experience in healthcare or relevant certifications are a plus. We believe that the right attitude and a caring heart matter most!

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rates. Premium rates apply for weekends, bank holidays, tenure, and qualification.
  • Opportunities for career progression and development.
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment that encourages personal and professional development.
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you’re making a significant difference in the lives of others.
  • Unbeatable Mileage Between Visits: We understand that getting to our clients’ homes is essential, and we’ve got you covered!
  • Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time Contracts: We value stability and offer both full-time and part-time positions to suit your lifestyle and preferences. Choose the contract that works best for you and enjoy the peace of mind of a stable job.
  • Pay Increments for Experience and Qualifications: Your dedication and growth deserve recognition! We offer pay increments based on your experience, qualifications, and tenure with the company. Your hard work and commitment will be rewarded.
  • Free QQI Qualification: We believe in investing in our care team’s professional development. Take advantage of our free QQI qualification program, allowing you to enhance your skills and expand your career opportunities.
  • Free Online Certified Training Courses: Keep learning and growing with our extensive library of online certified training courses. From dementia care to responsive behaviour, we provide ongoing training opportunities to keep you at the top of your game.
  • 24/7 On-Call Support: Our dedicated team is available 24/7 to provide on-call support, ensuring you have assistance whenever you need it.
  • Paid Support Visits and Shadowing: We understand the importance of hands-on experience with professionals. Enjoy paid support visits and shadowing opportunities, where you can learn from experienced carers and further enhance your skills.
  • Wellness Program and Events: We care about your wellbeing, both inside and outside of work. Participate in our wellness program, which includes activities, events, and resources designed to promote a healthy work-life balance and a healthy mind.
  • Annual and Monthly Recognition Awards: Your hard work doesn’t go unnoticed! We celebrate and appreciate your dedication through our annual and monthly recognition awards.
  • Free Employee Assistance Program with Laya: We prioritise your mental and emotional wellbeing. Access our free Employee Assistance Program, in partnership with Laya, which provides confidential counselling and support services to help you and your family navigate life’s challenges.

Join us on this adventure of care and compassion. Apply now and let’s create a world filled with laughter, joy, love, and endless possibilities!

Please note: This job description is meant to be light-hearted and fun. The actual responsibilities and requirements may vary depending on the specific caregiving role.