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Rockshire Care Centre

Director of Nursing

Rockshire Care Centre

  • Waterford / Nationwide / UK
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 31/10/2017
  • HR
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Description

This is an opportunity for nurses who have already worked as a DON, CNM or had senior roles to take that next step and manage a nursing home to exceptional standards. The candidate will be supported in their role by other senior staff including a Senior Nurse, Operations, General , & HR Managers.

 

This is an opportunity for Nurses who have already worked as a DON, CNM or had senior roles to take that next step and, with our support, manage a nursing home to exceptional standards.

The candidate will be supported in their role by other senior staff including a Senior Nurse, Operations, General , & HR Managers.

Essential Qualifications

  • Registered on the Live Register in the General Division of the Register of Nurses as maintained by the NMBI.
  • Elderly Care Qualification
  • Management Qualification
  • Desirable: Masters level Degree or equivalent experience

Essential Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years elderly care experience which should be at management level.
  • Knowledge of the Nursing Home Industry
  • Have a full understanding of the National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People
  • Have wide general nursing experience and proven leadership qualities.
  • Have experience/ qualification in /Gerontology.
  • Evidence of consistent updating of clinical skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrable coaching & development skills within clinical practice
  • Competent and confident IT skills
  • Desirable: Has worked with or has a knowledge of caring for people with dementia

People Management

  • Lead and motivate staff
  • Keeps abreast of and anticipates staffing needs within departments
  • Enjoys working within a team
  • Clarifies individual roles, responsibilities and accountabilities

Leadership

  • Embraces organisational change and initiatives
  • Convincingly communicates benefits of change to others
  • Shows strong initiative; can work outside of standard protocol when necessary 
  • Able to bring new ideas/initiative to fruition.

Problem Solving & Decision Making

  • Able to act quickly to address urgent matters
  • Demonstrates lateral thinking to generate non-obvious solutions to problems
  • Grasps how all decisions (both big and small) might affect others. 

Resource Management

  • Contribution to the effective management of  the company’s resources (hours : dependency : occupancy)           

Planning & Organising

  • Ensures most effective allocation and use of resources
  • Anticipates problems and issues and takes preventative action to address these
  • Can multi-task, without losing focus
  • Manages competing and changing priorities

Communication

  • Demonstrate strong communications and influencing skills
  • Draws on a variety of communication methods to fit the situation/circumstance
  • Listens openly, using questions to check for understanding/avoid misinterpretation 

Ref: 0210C
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