Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) 1

€ 45,000 - € 53,000 per annum



General Nurse, Surgical, Clinical Nurse Manager, RGN



Job Description

CNM1, Clinical Nurse Manager 1 (Surgical)
CNM1 required for a pre & post-surgical ward of a large acute hospital in Limerick. This CNM position is suitable for an experienced general nurse with a strong acute nursing background. This is a full time permanent position.   
Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership advice and support to nurses working in the department.
  • Provide supervision and assist in the development of knowledge, skills and attitudes of staff and assigned students.
  • Provide quality patient focused care.
  • Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and review of care for service users according to service standards.
  • Plan discharge or transition of the service user between services as appropriate
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of nursing standards, protocols and guidelines consistent with the highest standards of patient care.
  • Participate in clinical audit as required
  • Collaborate with the CNM2 in preparing, implementing and evaluating budget and service plans for the clinical area.
  • Co-operate in managing all resources - including nursing and non-nursing staff within an agreed budget.
The successful candidate must:
  • Be registered in General division of NMBI
  • Have at least 3 years post registration experience in an acute environment
  • Previous experience at CNM1 grade or higher desirable
  • Management course desirable

  2. Skills required for this role:
  • Must be able to demonstrate an awareness of HR policies and procedures including disciplinary procedures
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including the ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to lead on clinical practice and service quality
  • Must be able to demonstrate an awareness of relevant legislation and policy e.g. health and safety, infection control etc.
  2. Benefits Include:  
  • Competitive salary on CNM scale
  • Pension
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Wellness at work
  • Staff Parking at a reduced rate
  • Support for professional development
To apply for this position or for further information, call Leona on 015136740 or email your cv to
A full job description is available on request.

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