Job Description

Director of Nursing - Cork City

Ref No: DT18226

County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

We are currently seeking a Director of Nursing on behalf of our client firm in the Cork City area. This is a Residential Care unit and we seek an experienced candidate within the Care Home Manager sector.

We are seeking a person who seeks to step into a dynamic organisation and work with an established team. Support structure is in place and a central Quality & Innovations, HR & Finance Departments are also established.


  • Lead the delivery of care.
  • Lead & implement the person-centered approach.
  • Lead the team and maximise potential.
  • Work directly with the Director of Quality and Innovation as well as all colleagues to develop and enhance policies, programmes and evidence-based practice.
  • Conduct internal audits and report on home KPI’s.
  • Conduct initial inductions of staff, ongoing training and development of staff.
  • Encourage innovative practices.
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to Company HIQA standards.

Candidate requirements:

  • Minimum of 3yr experience in a Senior Nursing Management position in Care of the elderly (within last 6 yrs).
  • Post-Registration Management Qualification (QQI Level 6 minimum).
  • Currently be 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 abilities
  • Qualification in Gerontology is desirable.

 Package on offer:

  • Very competitive rates of pay
  • 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


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