Assistant Director of Nursing

€ 55,000 - 70,000 Per year
Full time
Permanent, Contract, Bank
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager, Qualified (non-manager)
3 Oct 2019
31 Dec 2019

Job Description

Our client is recruiting an Assistant Director of Nursing

The Nursing home Group consists of 10 nursing homes and a development plan to grow to 14 homes/1,500 beds by 2022 with the brand becoming the most trusted and recognised brand in the Irish Nursing Home sector.

Currently recruiting for the central role of Assistant Director of Nursing in Trim. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to be an integral part of the organisations strategic vision and to progress their career in an innovative, professional and caring environment.

Essential Criteria

Have 3 years’ experience of nursing older persons in the last 6 years.

Have a minimum of 7 years post-registration experience.

Have in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements and regulatory inspection activity as they pertain to residential care centres.

Hold a third level qualification in management.

Have the ability to manage one’s own workload effectively while responding flexibly to new demands at short notice.

Demonstrate an ability to embrace change and be committed to continuous improvement and learning throughout the residential care home.

Have the skill to influence others, build constructive relationships and achieve outcomes.

Promote an ethos and culture of quality assurance within the clinical area, identifying and establishing benchmarks and KPIs in consultation with the Director of Nursing.

Be a Registered General Nurse.

Be available to work flexible hours when required.

Experience in Practice Development would be a significant advantage.


In the absence of the Director of Nursing, undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person-in-Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and HIQA standards.

Ensure that overall standards of hygiene and food safety are maintained at the highest level possible

Liaise with other senior managers in the delivery of housekeeping standards; food safety, quality and choice; maintenance standards; and administration efficiency.

Participate in clinical management within the home in consultation with the DON including providing care to residents, communicating with residents/families/representatives, managing staff, monitoring performance and standards, developing policies and procedures, and delivering training.

Coordinate the quality and safety system including all aspects of clinical risk management and resident involvement.

Participate in coaching and appraisal of staff on a regular basis

In consultation with HR, participate in grievance and disciplinary activities

Coordinate, roster and manage staff in conjunction with the senior management team in the Home

Lead by example a professional, punctual and dedicated team.

Participate in the development of policies and standards

Information Technology

Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Be proficient in the use of EpiCare

Participate in the development of resident specific IT software

Be aware of the requirements of Data Protection and implement same rigidly, and within the context of Data Protection and Data Retention Policies

Job Type: Full-time


Nursing: 7 years (Required)

Nurse Management: 3 years (Required)

Apply with CV or call Maria in Trinity Recruitment

Ref: ADON Trim

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