Assistant Director of Nursing - Waterford

Location Tramore
Job-type Permanent
Salary €60000 - €65000 per annum
Contact Brenda Freeney
Email email Brenda
Reference J364360
Date Published 8 months ago
Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) required for a newly opened 90-bed nursing home is located in Co Waterford.

Position Overview:

The post of Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) is a senior clinical position which reports to the Director of Nursing. The role will be responsible for providing clinical leadership, managing the day-to-day clinical practices in the home, appropriate staff rostering, delegation and supervision, performance and development, clinical governance and assessment of risks. The ADON will work collaboratively with the DON and Healthcare Manager as part of the senior management team in the Nursing Home, providing clear communication and direction and deputising for the DON as required. The position reports to the Director of Nursing / Person in Charge.

Daily Activities :

Checking staff rosters and getting cover for absences.
Must be a good communicator but it is vital to the smooth running of any home that staff, residents and relatives see this skill in the ADON.
Daily: attend handovers and review progress of residents.
The main focus is in supporting and developing clinical practice, so the ADON will be hands-on with nurses and carers in the delivery of care. The benefit of having this supportive role on a daily basis cannot be overstated and leads to a more confident and competent staff group.
Implement Company Health and Safety Policy to safeguard the safety and welfare of staff, residents and others

Skills and Attributes:

Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills
Ability to collaborate effectively within a senior management team
Sound decision making ability
Ability to motivate self and others and work on own initiative
Ability to work well and promote a team environment
Appreciation of finance issues
Results driven
First level registration
Registered on appropriate part of Irish live register.
Evidence of continuous Professional Development
Previous management experience

Benefits :

Salary : €60K - €65K (depending on experience)
Pension contribution
Further education sponsorship (post-grad, masters etc)
Paid training days
Annual leave : 23 Days
Death in service Cover : 2 x annual salary
Sick Pay Scheme

The Contact :

For further information on this role, please contact Brenda on 01-5136740 or email your cv in confidence to

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