Clinical Nurse Manager – Kilkee, County Clare

MediWest Care Employment Specialists
September 20, 2023
Kilkee, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
8.00 - 5pm Monday to Friday.
Education Requirements
BSC in Nursing
Experience Requirements
6 years post graduate experience
Job Responsibilities
See Job Description
Job Industry
Depending on experience
Salary Currency
Job Order


Mediwest Care are working with a friendly community focused nursing home in Kilkee, County Clare to recruit a Clinical Nurse Manager. 

The Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) is responsible to direct and coordinate the management of the Nursing Home, establish and maintain a standard of residential care and activities in accordance with the best national and international practices and within available resources.

The role will also support and assist the Person in Charge in coordinating the management of all staff ensuring to establish and maintain the standard as set out  and Statutory Regulations. 

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 person-centered and is conducive to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual individual needs of the residents.
  • Promote, encourage and practice the ethos of person-centered care.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality.
  • 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.
  • Must be available to work day, night and weekend shifts when required.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Third Level Degree in Nursing.
  • Registered with An Bord Altranais and hold an active PIN.
  • Current and valid Infection Control, Manual and Resident Moving & Handling, Medication Management, CPR, Dementia, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Certificates (training can be provided if required).
  • Post-registration qualification in healthcare management or equivalent is essential. In the absence of such a qualification, the appointee will be required to undertake such training.

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 6 years’ post-registration nursing experience.
  • Minimum 2 years’ work experience in a Nursing Home environment.
  • Minimum 1 year work experience in a management capacity is desirable.
  • Proven clinical competence and passionate about delivering outstanding care to older people.
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