Director of Nursing

  • Job Reference: VAC-13187
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Nurse Bank
  • Location: County Waterford, Ireland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Director of Nursing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Nurse Bank is a leading nursing and healthcare recruitment firm and is a division of AGC Healthcare.

On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Director of Nursing to join a Nursing Home in Co. Waterford

The Director Of Nursing is to provide strategic leadership and promote the opportunity for clients / residents to direct their own lives in accordance with their cognitive and physical abilities in a homely and "normalised" environment.


  • Promote a culture of respect for residents, their families and staff.
  • Demonstrate dignity, courtesy and professionalism at all times.
  • Promote the social interaction of clients / residents with the wider community
  • Develop and promote good interpersonal relationships with clients / residents, their family / social network supports and the multidisciplinary care team
  • Endeavour to ensure that care is carried out in an empathetic and ethical manner
  • Promote clients' independence, facilitate discharge planning, ensure continuity of care and attention to specific care requirements.
  • Collaborate with clients / residents, family, carers and other staff in treatment / care planning and in the provision of support and advice.
  • Provide strategic and clinical leadership and direction for nursing and related services which results in the delivery of effective, efficient, quality assured client / resident centred care.
  • Develop and promote a shared sense of commitment and participation among staff in the management of change, the development of nursing services and in responding to the changing health and social care needs of clients / residents

All applicants must:

  • Be registered or are eligible for registration, in the General Nurse Division of the Register of Nurses and Midwives maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
  • Have at least 5 years' experience in nursing (care of the elderly)
  • At least 3 years' experience in a management capacity in the health and social care area
  • Possess a post-registration management qualification in health or related field at QQI Level 8 or higher, or give a contractual undertaking to acquire one within three years from the date of appointment.
  • Applicants must possess the requisite clinical, leadership, managerial and administrative knowledge and ability for the proper discharge of the office.

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