Assistant Director of Nursing Cork Nursing Home Great Benefits!

Job Description

Assistant Director of Nursing Opportunity
Nursing Home

A well established nursing home close to Cork City has an opportunity opportunity for a Assistant Director of Nursing.

Assistant Director of Nursing

Full-time, Permanent

Shift & Schedule
8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday


Free parking
On-site parking

Title: Assistant Director of Nursing

On offer:
Excellent rate of pay
Continuous Professional Development and training
Employee Assistance Programme
A supportive organisation
Subsidised meals on site
Refer a friend bonus
Free onsite parking


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.

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 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
To discuss in confidence please call Kevin Kelly - 0858705899

For immediate interview please email CV to:

or call Sylvia on 087 8550555 for further information