Director of Nursing, Nursing Home, Swords Dublin

€ 80000 - 80000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
7 Nov 2019
4 May 2020

Job Description

Director of Nursing, Nursing Home, Swords Dublin

Cpl Healthcare in partnership with its client, is seeking experienced an Nurse Manager with prior experience Caring for Older Persons and managing units, for a full-time permanent "Director of Nursing" position in Swords, Co. Dublin.

Our client's facility is a newly purpose built 89 bedded Home based near Dublin Airport. This is an exciting post for a dynamic Director of Nursing to lead a strong team in the delivery of such care. The Director will be supported by a Clinical Operations Manager, HR Director, Facilities Manager and Catering Manager.


  • Must be registered with NMBI
  • Recent management experience in a gerontological facility (3 years' in the last 6 years')
  • Qualification in Gerontology and/or Management is desirable
  • Expert knowledge of HIQA standards and regulation



  • Ensure all Residents receive an excellent standard of care.
  • Compliance in line with Regulations and 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.
  • That 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.
  • The maintaining of the quality of each client’s life by meticulous attention to such areas as privacy, dignity, autonomy, choice, rights and fulfilment.
  • The development social and leisure activities to enhance the quality of client’s lives.
  • That you maintain and improve your own professional knowledge and competence.
  • By teaching and example, training junior members of staff to ensure consistently high standards.
  • Ensure all new members of staff understand the aims and objectives of the Home and receive suitable induction training.
  • Maintaining high standards by seconding staff to suitable recognised training courses.
  • Complying with Staff rotas and to recruit as necessary, with the approval of the CEO
  • To 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.
  • To participate in staff meetings and in staff training and development activities.
  • To maintain an awareness of the routines within the Home and review them as appropriate.
  • To ensure that room, common areas and operational areas are properly cleaned, maintained and adequately heated.
  • To ensure that equipment is maintained in good working order.
  • That appropriate dietary and nutritional needs are met.
  • The maintaining of all nursing / care / drug records as required by NMBI.
  • The control the ordering, storage and administration of drugs for which the Unit has taken responsibility and to maintain the necessary records.
  • The practice maximum integrity in all dealings with clients’ personal affairs avoiding abuse of the privileged relationship with clients.
  • To be responsible for the recruitment and screening of qualified and unqualified care and ancillary staff.

All Applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence


CPL Contact:

To apply or for further information please contact Catriona Kelly on 00353 91 507504 or e-mail me with an updated CV to



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