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"To do what nobody else will do, a way that nobody else can do in spite of all we got through; is to be a nurse." -Rawsi Williams

We are currently recruiting for a DON on behalf of our client an established medium sized Nursing Home based in Dublin.

Title: Director of Nursing

Location: Dublin North

Facility:  Nursing Home

About the job:

  • The Director of Nursing (Person in Charge) provides overall management and administration of the Nursing Home, providing care for all residents  
  • They have responsibility for the supervision of the Clinical Nurse Managers, Nurses and Care Assistants in a direct capacity, and is also responsible indirectly for all other staff in the Nursing Home 
  • He/she will work closely with and lead the staff team to ensure provision of best practice person centred care to all residents in line with HIQA regulations. He/she must also effectively manage all available resources within the allocated budget


  • Current registration with Nursing Midwifery board of Ireland (NMBI)
  • A minimum of 6 years Nursing experience with three of the past six in a care of the older person/geriatric nursing area
  • At least 3 years management experience, ideally in a relevant setting
  • A management qualification or a willingness to undertake one is essential
  • 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

 Send an up-to-date CV to or for more information on this vacancy, please contact Mahy on 01-8783335 

Ref: MA11494

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