We are currently working on behalf of a medium-sized nursing home based in County Carlow, Ireland. The ideal candidate will hold an active nursing pin and will also have excellent knowledge and experience within dementia care.
Undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person in Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and HIQA National Quality Standards.
Oversee the organisation, management and operations of all aspects of the Nursing Home in coordination with the Registered Provider.
Provide leadership and clinical supervision to all staff thus improving standards and maintaining a high morale amongst the team.
Use leadership styles that have a positive impact on staff morale and the Nursing Home environment.
Establish and maintain through high standards of professional practice, a caring environment which is conducive to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual individual needs of the residents.
Contribute to the safeguarding of residents, taking steps to protect residents from any form of abuse or neglect and use the appropriate reporting mechanisms to inform the relevant parties of any concerns.
Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality.
Promote, encourage and practice the ethos of person-centred care.
Must be available to work night and weekend shifts as required.