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Assistant Director of Nursing

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    Multi Sector

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    David/Robert 3D Multi-Sector Team

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    +44 (0)2871228449

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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We are very excited to be working with a brand-new client in the Healthcare/Medical Sector, operating for almost 20 years, their team of NMBI Registered Nurses and QQI accredited Healthcare Assistants are skilled in providing compassionate individualised care for every resident. They are currently recruiting for the central role of Director of Nursing for their beautifully modern home in Cork. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced care home manager to be an integral part of the organisations onward strategic vision. If you are a Director of Nursing looking to step into a dynamic organization and work with an established team, with great support structures in place get in touch today in confidence.
We are currently seeking an experienced Assistant Director of Nursing who will contribute to delivering high standards of care to residents in A beautiful home in Cork.
In the absence of 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 HIQA standards.
Ensure that overall standards of hygiene and food safety are maintained at the highest level possible
Liaise with other senior managers in the delivery of housekeeping standards; food safety, quality and choice; maintenance standards; and administration efficiency.
Participate in clinical management within the home in consultation with the DON including providing care to residents, communicating with residents/families/representatives, managing staff, monitoring performance and standards, developing policies and procedures, and delivering training.
Coordinate the quality and safety system including all aspects of clinical risk management and resident involvement.
Participate in coaching and appraisal of staff on a regular basis
In consultation with HR, participate in grievance and disciplinary activities
Coordinate, roster, and manage staff in conjunction with the senior management team in the Home
Lead by example a professional, punctual, and dedicated team.
Participate in the development of policies and standards.
Essential Criteria:
Have not less than 3 years’ experience of nursing older persons in the last 6 years.
Have a minimum of 7 years post-registration experience.
Have in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements and regulatory inspection activity as they pertain to residential care centres.
Hold a third-level qualification in management.
Have the ability to manage one’s own workload effectively while responding flexibly to new demands at short notice.
Demonstrate an ability to embrace change and be committed to continuous improvement and learning throughout the residential care home.
Have the skill to influence others, build constructive relationships and achieve outcomes.
Promote an ethos and culture of quality assurance within the clinical area, identifying and establishing benchmarks and KPIs in consultation with the Director of Nursing.
Be a Registered General Nurse.
Be available to work flexible hours when required.
• Very competitive rates of pay
• A rewarding and dynamic working environment
• 25 days Annual leave
• Comprehensive induction training
• Excellent training & Development opportunities
• Subsidised meals
• Free regular updating of mandatory training along with non-mandatory training
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free Parking
Full time hours and Permanent contact;
Job ref. 13446
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