Assistant Director of Nursing

We are working with a leading Care Group based in Dublin who is looking for an Assistant Director of Nursing to join their team on a Permanent basis.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Nurse Manager to join and expanding nursing home group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional leadership, motivation, and supervision to ensure the high standards of care.
  • Provide effective clinical and professional leadership that demonstrates the values and behaviours aligned to the client’s ethos and act as a role model for all staff within the nursing home.
  • Provide line management and develop the clinical nursing teams, care teams and individuals as required
  • Support the delivery of care through patient and staff engagement, clinical supervision and holding self and others to account for the delivery of care in the nursing home
  • Develop innovative strategies to guide and coach Nursing/teams in developing and strengthening leadership skills to meet the responsibilities of their role and provide succession planning
  • Deputise for the Director of Nursing when required
  • Assist and act as a catalyst in determining service needs and plans in conjunction with the Director of Nursing and Management.
  • Ensure that resources are used effectively and appropriately


  • NMBI Registered Nurse
  • Post registration Management qualification in health or a related field
  • Thorough knowledge of HIQA standards, regulations, and governance in a Nursing Home setting
  • Previous experience in a managerial position
  • Excellent leadership, organisational and communication skills
  • Qualification in Gerontology and/or Dementia would be desirable but not a requirement

What’s on offer:

  • Education support with sponsorship for continued professional development
  • Free meals on site
  • Free parking
  • Access to pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Please note that due to the high volume of responses we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Devonshire is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.

Salary: €60,000 to €65,000

Contract: Permanent

Location: Dublin, Ireland

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