Jobs for Nursing Home As Director of Nursing. Empath Recruitment.

Director of

About the Job

  • The Director of Nursing (Person in Charge) provides overall management and administration of the Nursing Home, providing care for all residents
  • They have responsibility for the supervision of the Clinical Nurse Managers, Nurses and Care Assistants in a direct capacity, and is also responsible indirectly for all other staff in the Nursing Home
  • He/she will work closely with and lead the staff team to ensure provision of best practice person centred care to all residents in line with HIQA regulations. He/she must also effectively manage all available resources within the allocated budget
  • Responsible for the recruitment, development, training and supervision of staff
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures
  • Responsible for all aspects of risk management and resident involvement
  • Oversee financial expenditure and value for money
  • Endeavour to keep abreast of recent trends in developments.
  • Ensure that the provision of a high standard of care to the resident and families in the nursing home is consistent with the mission, vision, values and strategic plan of our clients Nursing Home
  • Oversee the delivery of resident care together with all members of the multidisciplinary teams.


  • Current registration with Nursing Midwifery board of Ireland (NMBI)
  • A minimum of 6 years Nursing experience with three of the past six in a care of the older person/geriatric nursing area
  • At least 3 years management experience, ideally in a relevant setting
  • A management qualification or a willingness to undertake one is essential
  • An understanding of dementia including: current best practice in dementia care, the issues facing people living with
  • Dementia and their carers/families and the services available
  • Experience liaising with Health Information Quality Authority is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound decision making ability and results driven
  • Good appreciation of finance issues
  • Ability to motivate self and others and work on own initiative
  • Ability to work well and promote a team environment
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the company

Empath Ltd
Grattan House, Temple Rd, Blackrock, Dublin, A94 FA39
Tel: 016754369

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