Assistant Director of Nursing - Kerry

Location Castleisland
Job-type Permanent
Salary competitive
Reference J360688
Date Published 16 days ago
TTM in partnership with our client a leading healthcare provider of Care Facilities nationwide are currently recruiting for the position of Assistant Director of Nursing to join their Management Team at one of their 73 bed modern, state-of-the-art care centre based in Kerry.

This position reports to the Director of Nursing / Person in Charge and works opposite another Assistant Director of Nursing. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and develop a team of Clinical Nurse Manager 2, Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants and to play an integral and active role in a committed Multidisciplinary Team to make a significant contribution at this Care Centre.


Support and deputise 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
Participate in clinical management within Willow Brooke Care Centre 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 this Care Centre


NMBI Registration
Must have past experience as a Clinical Nurse Manager 2 or Assistant Director of Nursing within a Nursing Home.
3 years post-registration experience in a nursing home environment in the last 6 years.
Post-registration management qualification
Qualification in Gerontology and/or Dementia is desirable
Thorough knowledge of HIQA standards, regulations and governance in a Nursing Home setting
Excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills
Demonstrate an ability to embrace change and be committed to continuous improvement and learning throughout the Care Centre
Have the ability to manage your own workload effectively while responding flexibly to new demands at short notice.

What do we offer?

Paid breaks
Comprehensive induction training and continued in-house paid training and opportunities for professional development
Free on-site parking
Subsidised meals
Employee Assistance Program
Cycle to work initiative

The Contact :

Call Kara on 01-5136740 for further information on this role or please send your cv in confidence to

TTM Healthcare Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer