Director of Nursing S011356

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JOB TITLE:Director of Nursing S011356
REF NUMBER:Director of Nursing S011356

Job Title: Director Of Nursing

Salary: €90K DOE

Location: Co. Wicklow

Job Ref: S011356



Description of Role:


Our client, a well-respected, multi-award-winning Nursing Home Group, is now seeking a Director of Nursing to join their team. This position is based in Wicklow.

Our client provides private residential, convalescent, and rehabilitative care in our purpose-built Nursing Homes.


The Director of Nursing will lead the team and ensure they are offering the best standard of care to Residents.


The main duties & responsibilities are as follows:

  • Making sure Residents receive an excellent standard of care.

  • Compliance in line with Regulations and we strive to exceed the Standards

  • Assessing the social and health care needs of new clients

  • Ongoing assessment and reviews of all clients.

  • That the occupancy of the home is kept at an efficient level at all times through liaising with the various patient referrers at all tome in conjunction with the Operations Manager.

  • All aspects of clients care needs are met, providing health supervision and to enlist the services of GPs, Public Health Nurses and other medical and para-medical services as appropriate.

  • Maintaininf the quality of each client‘s life by meticulous attention to such areas as privacy, dignity, autonomy, choice, rights and fulfilment.

  • Developing social and leisure activities to enhance the quality of client‘s lives.

  • Training junior members of staff to ensure consistently high standards.

  • Maintaining high standards by seconding staff to suitable recognized training courses.

  • Complying with Staff rotas and to recruit as necessary, with the approval of the CEO

  • Operate the terms of staff contracts with reference to disciplinary procedures, in the case of minor offences with written and verbal warnings and to keep full written records.

  • Participate in staff meetings and in staff training and development activities.

  • Maintain an awareness of the routines within the Home and review them as appropriate.

  • Ensure that room, common areas and operational areas are properly cleaned, maintained and adequately heated.

  • Ensure that equipment is maintained in good working order.

  • Ensure appropriate dietary and nutritional needs are met.

  • Maintaining of all nursing / care / drug records as required by An Bord Altranais.

  • Control the ordering, storage and administration of drugs for which the Unit has taken responsibility and to maintain the necessary records.

  • Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with clients‘ personal affairs avoiding abuse of the privileged relationship with clients.

  • Responsible for the recruitment and screening of qualified and unqualified care and ancillary staff.


There is an excellent remuneration package which reflects the importance of the role.



For more information please send your CV to Bernice Brennan in confidence through the link.


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