Assistant Director of Nursing

Advent Solutions
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Assistant Director of Nursing wanted for an established Nursing Home in County Kilkenny.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a crucial part in a dynamic and forward-thinking company. which can provide great support. 

Applicants from an experienced Senior Nurse, Clinical Nurse Manager and ADON accepted for this nursing home

Job Responsibilities:

Experience working with individuals with Disabilities.
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 other 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.

Qualifications / Requirement:
Must have past experience as a Nurse Manager within a Nursing Home.
3 years post-registration experience in a nursing home environment in the last 6 years.
Must have significant management experience
Excellent people skills
Thorough knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations
Excellent Interpersonal & Communication Skills
Computer Skills

If you would like to find out more please send your CV to Alan Noone for an initial consultation