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Director of Nursing - Wexford Nursing Home

07/03/2024
Job Type
Permanent
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Healthcare
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Any
Salary Type
Annual
Salary
Negotiable
Job ID
45191

Job Description

Overview:

Nuvo Healthcare is currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Director of Nursing to join our client's team in Wexford. We are committed to providing the highest standards of care to our residents while fostering an environment where they can live fulfilled and engaged lives. The successful candidate will oversee both clinical and administrative functions within our nursing home, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and maintaining a culture of caring and respect.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the nursing team, ensuring all staff are fully trained and competent in their roles.
  • Collaborate with the management team to develop and implement policies and procedures aimed at promoting the best possible care for residents.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and relevant legislation.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with residents and families to promote a culture of caring and respect.

Requirements:

  • Current registration with NMBI.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a Senior Nursing Management position within a nursing home environment within the last six years.
  • Qualification in health or social care management to at least QQI Level 6.
  • A driving license and access to own car would be desirable as the nursing home is in a rural location with no access to public transport.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop a team.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills.
  • Commitment to quality, person-centered care, and continuous improvement.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant HIQA standards and statutory regulations.
  • Effective planning, organization, and people management skills.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage the successful operation of the nursing home, ensuring the delivery of excellent and consistent person-centered care.
  • Provide support, advice, and guidance to the Home through an on-call arrangement.
  • Participate in recruitment, selection, induction, management, and supervision of new staff.
  • Co-manage and support all departments including nursing, household, maintenance, and catering staff.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the nursing team, ensuring that all staff are fully trained and competent to carry out their roles.
  • Work with other members of the management team to develop and implement policies and procedures that promote the best possible care for residents.
  • Ensure that all regulatory requirements are met and that the nursing home is fully compliant with all relevant legislation.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with residents and families to promote a culture of caring and respect.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary ranging from €80,000 to €85,000 per year (depending on experience).
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • Friendly, supportive, and rewarding work environment.

 

For any informal enquiries, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Eimear at eimear.allen@nuvo.ie.

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