Senior Staff Nurse - Kilkenny

Location Kilkenny, Leinster
Job-type Permanent
Salary €20 - €22 per hour
Reference J343412
Senior Staff Nurse - Elderly Care - Co. Kilkenny

The Background :

Our Client one of the largest independent Healthcare providers of quality nursing home care in Ireland is actively looking to recruit a Senior Staff Nurse for one of their 60+ bedded Care Homes based in Co. Kilkenny.

This Residential Care Home provides a high standard of care 24 hours a day. Their dedicated care team are continuously trained to care for residents varying and individual needs. They cater for both short and long term respite care. Convalescent care is also available for those recovering from surgery.

The Opportunity :

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

The Responsibilities :

Position of Senior Staff Nurse

The appointee will undertake the role and responsibilities of Senior Nurse, Accountable to the Assistant Director of Nursing and the Director of Nursing, the successful applicant will be required to provide and support management and the professional care and nursing service while actively contributing to the development of the Nursing Home, its residents and staff.

The Education:

Must be a registered nurse (on, or eligible to be on, the live register of nurses maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI.
Must have 2 years relevant post registration nursing experience.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with residents, relatives/visitors, employees, management and external bodies e.g. GPs, hospitals, HSE, HIQA, etc.

The Benefits :

An excellent remuneration package will be provided to the successful candidate including the provision of continuing professional development.

Rate of Pay : €20 - €22 per hour
Further education support
Paid training days
Paid Breaks
Subsidised canteen
Free parking
Minimum of 36 hour contracts
Premiums for working Sundays
Uniform supplied (top)
Double time for bank holidays
Provide a death in service benefit

The Contact :

For more information on this role and a full job description please contact Brenda at TTM Healthcare Recruitment on 01-5136740 or e-mail your cv in confidence to

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.