Assistant Director of Nursing

Location Dublin 16
Job-type Permanent
Salary €55000 - €60000 per annum
Reference J1244
POSITIONS AVAILABLE

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - Co. Dublin


THE DETAILS:

Location: Dublin
Job-Type: Permanent
Salary: €55K - €60K
Starting : ASAP

THE BACKGROUND:

At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with our client one of  Ireland leading Care Home providers who are focused on transitioning their Care Homes to become the most trusted and respected Nursing Home brand in Ireland  are currently recruiting for the central role of Assistant Director of Nursing with one of their Care Home facilities based in Co. Dublin. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to be an integral part of the company's strategic vision and to progress their career in an innovative, professional and caring environment.    
If you think the position is right for you, let’s talk.
This 124 Bedded Care Home offers residential care for residents living with dementia. It also provides respite care to give home carers a much needed break, or rehabilitation after a hospital stay. This nursing home provides a high standard of care 24 hours a day.  Their dedicated care team will be continuously trained to care for residents varying and individual needs. They will cater for both short and long term respite care. Convalescent care will also be available for those recovering from surgery.  
   
     
Your Clinical Responsibilities:
 
The appointee will undertake the role and responsibilities of the Assistant Director of Nursing and be accountable to the Director of Nursing. The successful applicant will be required to provide and manage a professional care and nursing service while actively contributing to the development of the Nursing Home, its residents and staff.          
     
Title: Assistant Director of Nursing  
 
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.    
     
Responsibilities    
In the absence of the Director of Nursing, will 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 the company    
     
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  company's Data Protection and Data Retention Policies    
     
Job Type: Full-time    
Experience:    
Nurse Management: 3 years (Preferred)    
Nursing: 7 years (Preferred)    
       
Benefits:-
23-25 Days Holidays
Pension
Free Parking
On-going training
Paid Breaks
THE CONTACT:
To apply for this Assistant Director of Nursing Role (ADON) position please submit your CV using the APPLY LINK or Contact: Brenda Freeney at 065 686 9300 Ext 142

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.