Director of Nursing






Job Description

Director of Nursing - State of the Art Nursing Home base in West Dublin  
Our client a 69 Bedded State of the Art Care Home Facility based in West Dublin are actively looking to recruit a Director of Nursing. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.  
Job Specification:
The Director of Nursing will undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person-in-Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and the Health information and Quality Authority (HIQA) standards.
To ensure the development of a person-centred model of care which is driven by a respect for the rights of older people and are focused on quality of life measures meaningful to individual residents.
You will be expected to lead and manage a committed team to work to their potential. 
Liaise with external organisations in order to promote and maintain good working relationships and high standards of care and service for residents
You will ensure the development of policies, programmes and evidence-based practice consistent with standards (HIQA) and standard policies within the nursing home.
Responsible for all aspects of risk management and resident involvement
Participate in the recruitment, development, training and supervision of staff in consultation with HR Administrator.
Effectively lead and manage clinical and care staff
Minimum of 3 years Director of Nursing/ADON experience  within a nursing home environment essential
Currently registered with An Bord Altranais
Thorough knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations
Post graduate diploma in gerontology and/ or a management qualification desirable
Proven record and experience within a senior management role
Excellent leadership, management and people skills
Excellent Interpersonal & Communication Skills
Capable of instilling the core principles of our ethos :
  1. Respect the Individual
  2. Promote a sense of belonging
  3. Care for the most vulnerable
  4. Value diversity
For more information on this role and a full job description please contact Brenda at TTM Healthcare in confidence on 01-2970391 or e-mail your cv to

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