Household Clinical Lead

Location Drogheda
Job-type Permanent
Salary €60000 - €65000 per annum
Reference J341298
The Position : Household Clinical Lead


Overview : The Clinical Lead reports directly to the PIC

The following staff report directly to the Clinical Lead:

• Staff Nurses
• Carer Lead
• Care Staff
• Homemaker

Purpose of the Post :

The role of the Clinical Lead shall be to support the PIC/Care Manager in the clinical and professional leadership of the Household care team and to deliver direct resident care.

Qualifications :

Essential:

• A registered General Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse on the Register of Nurses held by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be entitled to be so registered.
• Evidence of continuous professional development.

Desirable:

• Post Graduate Diploma in Gerontology
• Management qualification
• Gerontology experience
• Experience in Psycho Geriatric Nursing Care/Psychiatry/Adult Disabled.
• Have an in-depth knowledge of the ageing process.
• IT Skills

Experience :

Essential:
• Minimum 3 years post registration experience.
• Have an in-depth knowledge of the ageing process.
• Demonstrate strong leadership skills

Desirable:

• Experience in psycho geriatric nursing care/psychiatry/adult disabled.
• Demonstrate sound knowledge and clinical nursing practice together with future trends in Care of Older Persons.
• Knowledge and competence to practice effectively through Continuing Professional Development (CPD), following registration.
• Familiar with the concepts and methods of quality improvement.
• Knowledge and understanding of the scope of practice for all Health and Social Care Professionals.
• Knowledge of organisation of health services and trends nationally and internationally.
• Professionalism in the application of theory to daily practices.
• Critical thinking to be able to recognise resident problems and adapt to changes quickly.
• Ability to recognise shortfalls or limitations of their competencies.
• Ability to source both theoretical and technical information.



For a more details job spec please contact Brenda on 01-5136740 or email your cv in confidence to brenda.freeney@ttmhealthcare.com


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.