Assistant Director of Nursing- Elder Care

Employment Type
€65,000 - €70,000 per annum

At Lincoln Healthcare we are recruiting an Assistant Director of Nursing for a premium elder care facility in South Dublin.

Over the past number of years this facility has developed and managed some of the most prestigious homes in the country. Due to exciting expansion and growth, they are looking for an Assistant Director of Nursing to join their 5-star elder care facility.

The purpose of the role: The Assistant Director of Nursing will report directly to the Operations Manager (PIC). The successful candidate will assist in maintaining and enhancing the professional services and provision of care to residents, managing all operational matters on their Unit (clinical and non) to improve resident outcomes.

The primary role of the ADON will be one of professional and business leadership in the day-to-day operations of the Unit. To achieve this, the ADON will be required to fulfil, in line with documented policies and procedures, line manager responsibilities on a day-to-day basis in the following areas: Governance and Management/ Clinical care/ Social care/ Transitions, transfers and occupancy management/ Family support/ HR management/ Financial and administration management/ Facility management.

Role: This role is full-time (37.5hrs), permanent.

Salary: €65,000- €70,000.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A registered General Nurse on the Register of Nurses held by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be entitled to be so registered.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.
  • A post registration management qualification in health or a related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a management capacity in the health and social care area
  • Not less than 3 years’ experience of nursing older persons within the previous 6 years.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with residents, family members, team members, management and external bodies e.g. HIQA, HSE, GPs etc

What we offer:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Pension Contribution
  • Career advancement opportunities as part of a rapidly growing group
  • Employee Assistance Programme


If you think opportunity is suitable for you, please submit your CV or to discuss this role in detail please contact Heather Walsh.




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