Director of Care (Person in Charge) in Co. Meath

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Job Description

Cpl Healthcare in association with a private nursing home facility, are looking to recruit a Director of Care (Person in Charge) based in Co. Meath. The Director of Care (Person in Charge) will report directly to the Registered Provider. The following staff report directly to the Director of Care (Person in Charge)-

  • Staff Nurses
  • Health Care Assistants
  • Activities Co-Ordinator
  • Administrator

The Director of Care (Person in Charge) shall also oversee external contracts through effective service legal agreements to manage services at the facility.

Package on Offer

  • 1-year contract with possibility of extension for the successful candidate.
  • Competitive salary of €60,000 to €65,000.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Pension contributions.
  • 23 days annual leave.

Qualifications

Essential-

  • A registered General Nurse on the Register of Nurses held by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.
  • A post registration management qualification in health or a related field.

Desirable-

  • Post Graduate diploma in Gerontology.
  • Post registration qualification in nursing people with dementia.
  • Management qualifications.
  • Gerontology experience.
  • IT Skills.

 

Experience

Essential-

  • Minimum 3 years post graduate experience with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Care of the Older Person within the previous 6 years.
  • Have not less than 3 years’ experience in a management capacity in the health and social area.

Desirable-

  • Have an in-depth knowledge of caring for the elderly.

 

Professional Knowledge and understanding of-

  • HIQA legislation and standards.
  • Nursing legislation.
  • Medical legislation.
  • Food Safety Acts.
  • Data Protection Acts.
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Acts.

 

Core Aptitudes

  • Act as a good role model.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Teaching skills.
  • Ability to manage change.
  • Personal and people development.
  • Application of equality.
  • Information collection and analysis.
  • Quality and service improvement.

 

For more information, and to discuss the role in utmost confidence, please contact Lauren Glynn-

Email- lauren.glynn@cplhealthcare.com

Phone- 91 5057532

Keywords:

DON, Director Of Nursing, Person In Charge, Meath, Navan, Ireland, RGN, Registered General Nurse 

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  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:Navan
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Healthcare
  • Ref.no:JO-1208-252324_2