Director of Nursing




Director of Care, Director of Nursing



Job Description

Director of Nursing - North Dublin
Our client one of Ireland's leading healthcare providers are looking to recruit a Director of Nursing for a luxury purpose-built nursing home offering 56 beds comprising 50 single rooms and 3 twin rooms for those preferring company. All rooms are en-suite.
This Nursing home is set in a beautiful town in North County Dublin close to an attractive seaside resort and the Nursing Home has its own landscaped gardens providing residents the opportunity to exercise and enjoy the scenery with friends and visitors.
The nursing home cares for residents who have been assessed as requiring specialist dementia care as well as those residents who are physically frail and require our support.  The home is designed specifically for the needs of their elderly residents, and they have a very caring team who work hard to make everyone feel happy, secure and at home.  
The Role :-       
The appointee will undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person-in- Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and standards published by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).                
Accountable to the Clinical Director, the successful applicant will be required to provide and manage a professional care and nursing service while actively contributing to the development of the Nursing Home, its residents and staff.                
Requirements :-  
The successful applicant: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 7 years relevant post registration nursing experience.              
Must have (within the last 6 years) a minimum 3 years' relevant experience, caring for the older person.              
Must possess (within the last 6 years) a minimum of 3 years management/supervisory experience, including team leadership with resource planning and allocation.              
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with residents, relatives/visitors, employees, management and external bodies e.g. GPs, hospitals, HSE, HIQA, etc.              
Post-registration qualification in Gerontology or Dementia Care and              
Post-registration qualification in healthcare management or equivalent will be an advantage. In the absence of such a qualification, the appointee will be required to undertake such training.                 
An excellent remuneration package will be provided to the successful candidate including the provision of continuing professional development.          
For more information on this role and a full job description please contact Brenda at TTM Healthcare Recruitment on 01-2970391 or e-mail your cv in confidence to

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