Assistant Director of Nursing - Co. Cavan

Location Virginia
Job-type Permanent
Salary €25 - €26 per hour
Contact Brenda Freeney
Email email Brenda
Reference J366185
Date Published 30 days ago
Assistant Director of Nursing - Co. Cavan


TTM Healthcare Solutions is currently seeking a to recruit a dedicated Assistant Director of Nursing for a well established friendly and welcoming Nursing Home Group for one of their Residential Care Homes based in Co. Cavan. This 55 bedded Residential Care Home provides full time care, focusing on respite, convalescence and long-term residential care.

This is a perfect career opportunity for anyone with Clinical Nurse management experience, seeking the next move. This is a full-time permanent contract within a nursing home. As an Assistant Director of Nursing you will be responsible for Staff Nurses and a number of Healthcare Assistants, along with a General Manager overlooking all units.

The ADON will provide leadership and support to the nursing team, creating a climate where individuals are empowered to be effective in their roles. A key element of this role will involve maintaining collaborative working relationships across all departments to ensure the delivery of quality patient care.

The ADON will report directly to the Director of Nursing.

Role Summary

The ADON's primary role will be professional and business leadership in the home's day-to-day operations. To achieve this, the ADON will be required to fulfil, in line with documented policies and procedures, responsibilities in the following areas:

Governance and Management
Clinical care
Social care
Transitions, transfers and occupancy management
Family support
HR management
Financial and administration management
Facility management

Professional Qualifications, Registration, Essential Skills & Knowledge

Registered General Nurse on the live register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Ireland (NMBI)
A post-registration management qualification in health or a related field.
Not less than 3 years' experience of nursing older persons within the last 6 years.
Not less than 3 years' experience in a management capacity in the health and the care of older people.
Strong values and commitment to patient safety and quality.
Strong leadership skills with the proven ability to inspire and motivate teams and individuals to benefit patient care.
Evidence of continuous professional development.
Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage within approved resources and offer strategic and operational leadership
The ability to communicate and work closely with key leaders and develop strong effective relationships with HIQA, HSE, families, and other key stakeholders
Adaptable with demonstrated ability to multi-task.
A high level of flexibility to ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient service in a developing environment.
Post-registration qualification in dementia care and gerontology, is highly desirable.


Benefits :

Salary negotiable depending on experience.
On site parking
An opportunity to experience a rewarding role within a committed nursing home group



Call Brenda on 01-5136740 ext 142 or email your cv in confidence to Brenda.freeney@ttmhealthcare.com


TTM Healthcare Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer