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All relocation costs covered by employers.

Be connected to the best employers in Ireland.

Be supported and prepared for your interview.

Get a market related salary and benefits.

Be guided through your registration process.

Your accommodation sorted before you arrive.

Meet and greet at the airport.

Career guidance throughout.

  1. Over the years, MMA has guided thousands of healthcare assistants like you, providing expertise and support every step of the way. When you choose MMA, you're joining more than just a recruitment service. You become a part of our global family of care assistants, collaborating to address Ireland's healthcare assistant needs. Your professional growth and success are our priorities.

Once you are approved for our Ireland care assistants program, we will help you with everything you need to relocate to Ireland, such as your care assistant visa, screening, Ireland registration and passing the registration process.

Still unsure? Take a look through our Recruitment Resources below, where you will find answers to help you make an informed decision about working and living abroad as an international nurse.

Your most frequently asked questions

What qualifications do I need to work as a healthcare assistant in Ireland?

To work as a healthcare assistant in Ireland, you need a QQI Level 5 certificate in Care Skills and Care of the Older Person. If you have less than 1 year of paid experience, you must have certification in both QQI Level 5 Modules - Care Skills and Care of the Older Person.

Are work visas available for international healthcare assistants in Ireland?

Yes, work visas are available for non-EU healthcare assistants in Ireland. These visas allow you to live and work in Ireland, but certain conditions apply.

What is the minimum salary requirement for international healthcare assistants in Ireland?

International healthcare assistants must earn a minimum annual remuneration of at least €27,000 based on a 39-hour working week, which corresponds to an hourly rate of €13.31.

How long does it take to process work permits for healthcare assistants in Ireland?

Work permits for healthcare assistants in Ireland typically take around 8 working days to process.

What are the minimum English language requirements for carers in Ireland?

Fluency in English is essential for carer roles in Ireland to communicate effectively. Employers may require proof of English proficiency through tests like IELTS (typically 6.0-7.0) or OET (B to C+). Specific requirements may vary from employer to employer.

Are there opportunities for career progression for healthcare assistants in Ireland?

Yes, healthcare assistants in Ireland have opportunities for career progression and can work towards achieving higher qualifications in healthcare.