Assistant Director of Nursing

€ 55,000 - 75,000 Per year
Full time
Permanent, Contract, Bank
Job level
Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
7 Apr 2020
4 Aug 2020

Job Description

Our client is focused on transitioning their brand to become the most trusted and respected Nursing Home brand in Ireland. An innovative organization that develops in line with much needed growing demand for quality long-term care facilities, we are a company that leads the dialogue to help reshape the market.

The Group consists of 10 nursing homes and 1049 beds. The development plan is 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 Ballynoe. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to be an integral part of the Homes strategic vision and to progress their career in an innovative, professional and caring environment.

Title: Assistant Director of Nursing

Location: Ballynoe, Cork

Essential Criteria

Have not less than 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.


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 for

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

For more information and a full job description, please email CV to Maria in Trinity Recruitment


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