Assistant Director Of Nursing

Servisource €50000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
€50000.0 Per year
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
26 Jan 2024
23 Jul 2024

Job Description

1. Ensure all Staff Members contribute to the best of their ability to the efficient running of the Nursing Home, and to the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of Residents.

Applyteract with Residents to ensure that their health care needs are being met and resolve any problems where appropriate. Liaise with the District Nurse regarding Residents’ health care needs.

3. Report any ill-health amongst Residents and make requests for GP / Professional visits where necessary.

4. Ensure meals are of sufficient quantity and good quality, and that Resident’s dietary

needs are met.

5. Undertake general nursing work & personal care as appropriate.

6. Administer prescribed medicines and maintain the necessary records as per NMBI and Company guidelines.

7. Support and assist the Home Manager in auditing Care Plan documentation to ensure best practice.

8. Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with Residents' personal and financial affairs, and avoid abuse of the privileged relationship that exists with Residents.

9. Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and dignity and that promote their independence.

10. Liaise with Director of Nursing to provide on call cover for holidays and every alternate weekend (at a maximum).



1. Maintain effective communications with the Home Manager.

2. As requested by, and/or in the absence of, the Home Manager maintain effective communications with Residents, Relatives, Staff Members, Managing Director, Divisional Office and any other concerned bodies.

3. Obtain a report from the Person in Charge, and advise the Home Manager, regarding any incident /accident, and the status of any Residents whose care / health is causing concern.

4. Supervise visits and liaise with GPs in order to establish a good relationship between GPs / Health Care Professionals and the Nursing Home.

5. Ensure a clear and concise handover report is given to all Staff Members.

6. Arrange / participate in Staff and Client meetings as and when required.


Budgetary / Financial Control:

1. Manage, monitor and maintain budgets agreed by the Home Manager and Divisional Office. Where necessary, in the absence of the Home Manager, take corrective action in conjunction with the Divisional Management.

2. Ensure that all commodities used in and around the Nursing Home are sensibly conserved by all Staff Members.


Human Resources (HR):

1. Adhere to, and implement, all HR policies & procedures.

2. In the absence of the Home Manager, in conjunction with the Director of H.R. endeavour to fill any Staff vacancy by advertising with FAS or by contacting the Director of H.R.  Interview for new Staff Members with the Home Manager as and when required, in line with the Company’s Recruitment policy.

3. In the absence of the Home Manager and in conjunction with the Administrator, maintain correct records of working hours of all Staff Members.

4. In the absence of the Home Manager, monitor and control sickness absence in line with Company policy (in conjunction with the Director of H.R., where appropriate).

5. Ensure all Staff Members are aware of Nursing Home policies and procedures

6. In the absence of the Home Manager, implement and manage the Company’s Discipline policies and procedures, and Grievance policies and procedures (in conjunction with the Director of H.R. where appropriate).

7. Assist the Home Manager with formal supervision / appraisal of Staff Members in line with Company policy, and with on-going informal assessment of the work of Staff Members, to ensure consistently high standards.

8. Implement and initiate training for all Staff Members on the Company’s Equal

Opportunities policy.

9. In the absence of the Home Manager, organise workload by forward planning off duty to ensure that there is sufficient Staff cover, and deal with problems where necessary.

10. In the absence of the Administrator and Home Manager, ensure continued collection of accurate data for Payroll purposes.



1. Actively market the Nursing Home and promote a positive personal / professional profile within the local community, ensuring the good reputation of the Nursing Home at all times.

2. In the absence of the Home Manager, and in conjunction with the Company Management Team, endeavour to fill any Client vacancy by liaising with H.S.E. and assessing/selecting suitable Residents. (These places are to be offered within the normal terms of residency and the fee structure in operation within the Nursing Home at the time).

3. Ensure the Nursing Home i

Ref: JO-2401-528096

Job Details

Assistant Director Of Nursing

Dublind Servisource
€50000.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
26 Jan 2024
23 Jul 2024

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