Nursing Home Manager

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  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Ciara Tourish

  • Contact phone:

    028 37537591

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The Manager is responsible for the day to day organisation and administration of the nursing home at all levels and will lead a team of caring and ancillary staff.

Job Role:

  • Conducting daily handover meetings

  • Managing work teams and nurses

  • Enforcing health and safety regulations

  • Hiring staff

  • Assessing patient care systems

  • Ordering supplies and equipment for the home

  • Meeting with patient families and friends

  • Report any ill health amongst Clients and make requests for GP / Professional visits where necessary.

  • Health supervision and direct Nursing Care when required.

  • Maintain accurate records and ensure that each Client within the Care Centre has an individualized Care Plan.


Essential Criteria

·        A minimum first level nursing qualification, with five years post qualification nursing experience (preferably with two of those years in care of the elderly) and be on the current NMC register.

·        A minimum of 3 years previous experience of managing a nursing or residential home.

·        A proven ability to manage staff

·        Excellent leadership skills, good communication skills and an ability to promote the home

·        Excellent time management skills

·        Current driving licence and use of a car.


Desirable Criteria

·        A recognised management qualification (NVQ Level 5 or equivalent).

·        Hold a Moving and Handling trainers’ certificate.

·        Recognised trainers’ certificate relevant to nursing homes.

An excellent salary & package will be offered to the successful candidate dependent upon experience. Annual leave of 7 weeks per year. Private health insurance provided.