One hundred new jobs are being created across Dublin, it was announced today.
ViviHomeCare Ltd aims to offer people a more affordable alternative to hospital or nursing home care.
The new company is hoping the number of jobs may increase to 150 in the next 18 months, across the Dublin area.
ViviHomeCare, incorporated earlier this year, "are proceeding with a major recruitment drive to fill these places over the coming months".
"In these times of austerity, more competition in the homecare market to help keep costs down is essential," said ViviHomeCare head of marketing Oonagh Fagan.
"Homecare is a viable more affordable alternative to hospital or nursing home settings and are charged on an hourly with the client determining the quantity of hours. At ViviHomeCare we are committed to providing the highest quality of care at the most affordable prices available in the market today."