Director of Nursing - Waterford

Location Waterford
Job-type Permanent
Salary €75000 - €90000 per annum
Contact Brenda Freeney
Email email Brenda
Reference J360484
Date Published 25 days ago


Our client a leading care home provider in Ireland are delighted to announce the opening of a new state of the art nursing home based in Waterford.

The Nursing Home is currently under construction and the client is now inviting applications for the position of Director of Nursing. This 90 bed Nursing home will be located in Cork City and will open early Summer 2023.

This new state of the art Nursing Home offers a choice of leisure rooms in which our residents can enjoy group activities from the varied and popular entertainment programme.

Supporting the Director of Nursing, each home has a dedicated team of staff nurses, senior healthcare assistants, healthcare assistants, activity coordinators, social care practitioners, allied healthcare professionals and ancillary staff, who's focus is to enhance the lives of the elderly residents in their care.

General Management duties:-

Conducting regular communication meetings with all clinical staff.
Establish a good rapport with external community agencies bringing the local community into the Home and facilitating residents to attend functions/activities within the local community.
Liaise with Marketing to maximise opportunities to ensure the Home has a high profile in the local community.
Monitor all complaints ensuring that each is documented to include the investigation and outcome.

What are the Qualifications Skills & Attributes required?

Qualified RGN with at least 3 years' experience in the last 6 years in care of the older person.
Post registration management qualification in health or a related field.
No less than 3 years' experience in a management capacity in the health and social care area.
Registered on appropriate part of NMBI live register.
Proven track record in healthcare clinical management.
Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills.
Sound decision making ability and results driven.
Good appreciation of finance issues.
Ability to motivate self and others and work on own initiative.
Ability to work well and promote a team environment.
Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the company.


Salary (Depends on experience and the size of each care home)
Additional Benefits to include :-
PRSA Contribution : 5% of salary provided this is matched by employee
Target Bonus of €8K per annum based on occupancy and quality of care criteria
Death in service Cover : 2 x annual salary
Annual leave : 25 Days
Sick Pay Scheme

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

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