Location Carlow
Expire Date 2023-10-10
Salary Negotiable
Job Ref RL_1694529914

We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Person In Charge for one of our leading healthcare providers in Co. Carlow.

Duties & Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
* In the absence of the Person in Charge; undertake the role and responsibilities of the PIC in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and HIQA National Quality Standards.
* Support and assist the PIC in overseeing the organisation, management and operations of all aspects of the Nursing Home in coordination with the registered provider.
* Provide leadership and clinical supervision to staff thus improving standards and maintaining a high morale amongst the team.
* Establish and maintain through high standards of professional conduct and practice, a caring environment which is person centred and 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.
* Promote through high standards of professional practice, a caring environment which is conducive to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual individual needs of the residents.
* Deliver a high standard of care ensuring all practices reflect the privacy, dignity and respect of our residents and instilling the basic values that contribute to an excellent quality of life.
* Provide leadership and clinical supervision to all staff thus improving standards and maintaining a high morale amongst the team.
* Keep abreast of changing policies, practices and innovations within nursing care, and contribute to, and be supportive of, on-going professional and service developments in the Nursing Home.
* Create a good learning environment by supporting and encouraging open discussions sharing knowledge.
* Must be available to work day, night and weekend shifts when required.

Skills and Experience
* Minimum 6 years’ post-registration nursing experience.
* Minimum 2 years’ work experience in a Nursing Home environment.
* Minimum 2 year work experience in a management position
* Experience in leading, motivating and supporting an effective and efficient team.
* Proven clinical competence and passionate about delivering outstanding care to older people.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Rachel Lomena on 0858559127