Director of Nursing - Wicklow

Location Wicklow
Job-type Permanent
Salary €75000 - €80000 per annum
Contact Brenda Freeney
Email email Brenda
Reference J352567
Date Published 15 days ago

Our Client currently provide a number of bespoke, modern, purpose built Care Homes that will meet the needs of their residents in comfortable and homely surroundings and deliver care in a respectful and dignified manner. In their homes, they aim to provide the best quality and standard of care available to their residents and to promote an environment that allows them to maintain close ties not only with their immediate family but also with the wider local community.

• Competitive salary
• 25 days annual leave
• Pension Scheme
• Death in Service benefit
• Free Parking
• Pharmacy Discount
• Education reimbursement
• Relocation Bonus

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Director of Nursing to take the helm in managing one of their established care home facilities based in Co. Wicklow. The successful candidate will be supported by an ADON, CNMs as well as the Head Office to create a ripe environment for targets to be achieved and the highest standards of practice and resident care upheld.


Minimum of 3 years Director of Nursing/Person in Charge experience;
Currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI);
Demonstrable experience of strategic and clinical leadership adhering to HIQA standards, procedures and guidelines;
Strong financial, budgetary and administrative knowledge;
Demonstrable people management and leadership skills is essential;
Post registration qualification in gerontology and/or dementia care is highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for ensuring all policies, procedures and guidelines are implemented and in practice at all levels of staff throughout the home;
Responsible for providing support and strategic and clinical leadership and direction for nursing and related services which results in the
delivery of effective, efficient, quality assured and resident centered nursing care;
Responsible for compliance with all Regulations relevant to our industry;
Responsible for all clinical documentation within the home and ensuring Epicare is always up to date;
Responsible for spot checks and internal audit of documentation in the homes with follow up and action plans arising;
Responsible for driving an environment of continuous improvement and best practice in the home;
Responsible for reviewing and monitoring all complaints and incidents in the homes and preparing and completing all action plans;
Responsible for preparing responses to all correspondence both to and from HIQA in relation to any inspection, incident or complaint for
review by the Director of Care, Quality and Standards;
Responsible for ensuring a broad understanding of the budgets applicable to the home;
Responsible for supporting and cooperating with any reviews etc being carried out on costs within the home;
Responsible for ensuring that all nursing care is individualised and holistic to meet each residents needs and ongoing review and
assessment of this care;
Responsible for full recruitment process and for motivating employees through leadership, communication, empowerment, appropriate
delegation and work allocation and by example.

What to Expect

Our client is committed to providing and maintaining the highest standard of person centered care and services by offering competitive benefits, encouraging life - work balance and fostering career progression opportunities for all employees.

For further information on this role and a more detailed job specification please contact Brenda in confidence on 01-5136740 or email your current cv in confidence to

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.