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Director of Nursing – Cork, Ireland

Director of Nursing – Cork, Ireland

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  • Permanent
  • Cork
  • Salary: €65,000.00-€80,000.00 gross per year USD / Year

Job description


Our client is currently recruiting for the central role of Director of Nursing for their beautifully modern home in a fantastic location in Cork City. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced care home manager to be an integral part of our client’s strategic vision. They aim to embed their homes in the heart of the local communities focusing on 5 crucial values: respect, kindness, going above and beyond, honest communication and teamwork.

Permanent contract, full-time, Monday to Friday


  • Very competitive rates of pay ranging between €65k – €80k
  • A rewarding and dynamic working environment
  • 25 days Annual leave
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Excellent training & Development opportunities
  • Subsidised meals
  • Free regular updating of mandatory training along with non-mandatory training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Parking


  • Lead in the delivery of resident care.
  • Enhance the person-centred approach.
  • Lead and manage an enthusiastic team to work to their potential.
  • Work with the Director of Quality and Innovation and CareChoice Director of Nursing colleagues to develop policies, programs and evidence-based practice.
  • Conduct internal audits and report on home KPI’s
  • Initial induction of staff and ongoing training and development of staff
  • Encouragement of innovative practice
  • Ensuring implementation and adherence to Company and HIQA standards.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a Senior Nursing Management position in Care of the elderly (within the last 6 years).
  • Post-registration management qualification (QQI Level 6 minimum)
  • Currently registered with NMBI
  • Proven track record of clinical, leadership and people skills
  • Thorough knowledge of HIQA standards, regulations and the ‘HEALTH ACT 2007’
  • Excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills
  • Proven track record in decision-making ability
  • Qualification in Gerontology is desirable
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