Person in Charge - Co. Carlow

Location County Carlow
Job-type Permanent
Salary €55000 - €65000 per annum
Reference J333974
TTM Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Director of Nursing / Person in Charge for a leading & Expanding Nursing Home Group for their Nursing Home in Co. Carlow.

The Nursing Homes is an award winning leading provider of residential care to older persons operating Nursing Homes with independent living villages across Ireland. The Nursing Homes cater for respite, convalescent, day care, short-term, long-term and palliative care and independent living. At their core is a commitment to their Values - Teamwork, Energy, Advocacy, Warmth, Empowerment and Empathy.

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 client and Statutory Regulations. Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality.

Benefits of working for the Nursing Homes:

Competitive Salary
Induction Program
Bike to Work Scheme
Career Progression/Internal Promotions
Continuous Training and Development
Discounted Supplier Arrangements
Free on-site Parking
Employee Well-Being Initiative Programme
Education Funding Assistance
Charity Giving Program
Living the client Values Awards
All meals provided during working hours

Duties & Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person in Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and HIQA National Quality Standards.
Oversee the organisation, management and operations of all aspects of the Nursing Home in coordination with the Registered Provider.
Provide leadership and clinical supervision to all staff thus improving standards and maintaining a high morale amongst the team.
Use leadership styles that have a positive impact on staff morale and the Nursing Home environment.
Establish and maintain through high standards of professional practice, a caring environment which is conducive 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.
Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality
Promote, encourage and practice the ethos of person-centred care.
Must be available to work night and weekend shifts as required.

Education & Qualifications:

Third Level Degree in Nursing.
Registered with An Bord Altranais and hold an active PIN.
Current and valid Infection Control,Manual and Resident Moving & 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.

Skills and Experience:

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.

For more information or to make an application, contact Brenda at: 01-5136740 or email brenda.freeney@ttmhealthcare.com

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.