MediWest Care are currently recruiting for an experienced and ambitious, Clinical Nurse Manager for a patient orientated nursing home in West Clare.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice on staff rostering and management of staff allocation on the basis of patient acuity, dependency and skill mix.
  • Provide, through high standards of professional practice, a caring environment conducive to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each resident
  • Maintain professional standards in relation to confidentiality, ethics and legislation
  • Ensure that the care and service to the resident and families is consistent with the mission, vision, values and strategic plan
  • To be involved in the residents’ welfare in a “hands-on” capacity.
  • Oversee the delivery of services with all members of the teams.
  • Manage, lead and coordinate all staff on a day to day basis
  • Be the communication link between all staffing levels, including management
  • Continue to promote a culture of dignity and respect for residents and their relatives /carers
  • Assist with the day to day management and administration tasks
  • Assist the Director of Nursing in the reviewing and creating of policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all Risk Management, Health and Safety and Infection Control Policies and Procedures and abide by the Standards of HIQA and NMBI
  • Promote a culture where individuals and teams are encouraged to develop personal and professional knowledge and skills


  • Current registration with Nursing Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
  • Management experience would be an advantage but not a requirement, ideally in a relevant setting
  • An understanding of dementia including: current best practice in dementia care, the issues facing people living with Dementia and their carers/families and the services available
  • Excellent leadership, management, people and communication skills
  • Sound decision making ability and results driven
  • Self motivated and the ability to motivate others and work on own initiative
  • Ability to work well and promote a team environment
  • Promote a sense of belonging in a warm caring family environment

To apply for this job email your details to boconnell@mediwestcare.ie.