Director of Nursing- Tipperary

Location Tipperary
Job-type Permanent
Salary €58000 - €60000 per annum
Reference J1648
Person in Charge/ Director of Nursing

TTM Healthcare are proud to have partnered with a brand new state-of-the-art Nursing Home opening in early 2020 which will be a 58 bedded care home based in Tipperary. We are recruiting for a PIC/ Director of Nursing with excellent experience, skills and knowledge at management level.

About the Role:
The Person in Charge is responsible to direct and coordinate the management of the Nursing Home, establish and maintain a standard of residential care and activities in accordance with the best national and international practices and within available resources. Coordinate the management of all staff in establishing and maintaining the standard as set out by the companies' statutory regulations. Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality. Reports to: Nursing Home Coordinator or delegated person.

The Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the organization, management and operations of all aspects of the Nursing Home in coordination with the Registered Provider.
  • Undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person in Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and HIQA National Quality Standards.
  • Provide leadership and clinical supervision to all staff thus improving standards and maintaining a high morale amongst the team.
  • Establish and maintain through high standards of professional practice, a caring environment which is conductive to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual individual needs of the residents.
  • Contribute to the safeguarding of residents, taking steps to protect residents from any form of abuse or neglect and use the appropriate reporting mechanisms to inform the relevant parties of any concerns.
  • Promote and practice the ethos of person-centered care.
  • Must be available to work night and weekend shifts as required.

The Requirements:
  • Third Level Degree in Nursing
  • Registered with NMBI and hold an active PIN
  • Current and valid Infection Control, Manual and Resident Moving and Handling Medication.
  • Management, CPR, Dementia, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Certificates (training can be provided if required).
  • Post-registration qualification in healthcare management or equivalent is essential. In the absence of such a qualification, the appointee will be required to undertake such training.
  • Post-registration qualification in Gerontology or Dementia Care is desirable.
  • Minimum three years' previous work experience in a management capacity is essential.
  • Minimum three years' experience in the area of nursing of older people within the last six years'. Minimum six years' post-registration nursing experience.
  • Proven clinical competence and passionate about delivering outstanding care to older people.
  • Full Irish Driver's License and access to own transport is essential.

The Benefits:
Competitive Salary
Target Bonus
Employer PRSA Contribution
Free Car Parking
Subsidized canteen

For more information or to apply, please submit your CV using the link to APPLY.

For inquiries contact Shelby on 015136740.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.