Assistant Person in Charge

TTM Healthcare
£60,000 - £69,999
10 Nov 2019
16 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Director of Nursing - Co. Meath
Our client one of Ireland leading Care Home providers who are focused on transitioning their Care Homes to become the most trusted and respected Nursing Home brand in Ireland are currently recruiting for the central role of Assistant Director of Nursing with one of their Care Home facilities based in Co. Meath. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to be an integral part of the company's strategic vision and to progress their career in an innovative, professional and caring environment.
Title: Assistant Director of Nursing
Essential Criteria:
Have not less than 3 years' experience of nursing older persons in the last 6 years.
Have a minimum of 7 years post registration experience.
Have in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements and regulatory inspection activity as they pertain to residential care centres.
Hold a third level qualification in management.
Have the ability to manage one's own workload effectively while responding flexibly to new demands at short notice.
Demonstrate an ability to embrace change and be committed to continuous improvement and learning throughout the residential care home.
Have the skill to influence others, build constructive relationships and achieve outcomes.
Promote an ethos and culture of quality assurance within the clinical area, identifying and establishing benchmarks and KPIs in consultation with the Director of Nursing.
Be a Registered General Nurse.
Be available to work flexible hours when required.

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 for the company

Information Technology
Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Be proficient in the use of EpiCare
Participate in the development of resident specific IT software
Be aware of the requirements of Data Protection and implement same rigidly, and within the context of company's Data Protection and Data Retention Policies

Job Type: Full-time
Nurse Management: 3 years (Preferred)
Nursing: 7 years (Preferred)

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TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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