Director of Nursing






Job Description

Medium Sized Nursing Home located in Waterford City pride ourselves on delivering the best possible care and assistance to our Residents.  Our reputation is built on providing a quality service in a welcoming and happy environment and is maintained by recruiting staff that view care of the elderly as both a vocation and a profession.
We are looking for a Registered Nurse with a minimum of three years' experience in Care of the Elderly that wants to make a real difference in the lives of our residents. You will be able to introduce new ideas, manage our staff and enjoy providing a top class service in our home.
Applicants will have
  • Registration on the Live Register in the General Division of the Register of Nurses as maintained by the NMBI.
  • An Elderly Care Qualification
  • A Management Qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years elderly care experience, which should be at management level.
  • Knowledge of the Nursing Home Industry
  • Have a full understanding of the National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People
  • Have wide general nursing experience and proven leadership qualities.
  • Have experience or qualification in Gerontology.
  • Evidence of consistent updating of clinical skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrable coaching & development skills within clinical practice
  • Competent and confident IT skills
  • Has worked with or has a knowledge of caring for people with dementia.
Highly Desirable Skills
  • Strong People Management
  • Proven Leadership ability
    • Problem Solving & Decision Making aptitude
      • Strong Planning, Organising & Communication
To apply, please send an up to date CV in confidence to or for further information please contact Amy on 01-5136740

General Nurse

€ 27,483 - € 42,469 per annum