16 Nov 2017

Sonas Nursing Home Tullow require a CNM

16 Nov 2017

Clinical Nurse Manager Tullow

Position:                     CNM

Contract Type:          Permanent Fulltime

Hours per week:        Minimum of 36 hours per week inclusive of night and weekend shifts.


Sonas Nursing Homes is an award winning leading provider of residential care to older persons operating Nursing Homes with independent living villages across Ireland. Sonas Nursing Homes cater for respite, convalescent, day care, short-term, long-term and palliative care and independent living. At our core is a commitment to our Sonas Values – Teamwork, Energy, Advocacy, Warmth, Empowerment and Empathy.



At Sonas Nursing Home Tullow, we have established a comfortable and flourishing 60 bed home in Tullow, Co. Carlow. We are number one for resident care, with tailored person-centred programmes for each resident. Sonas Nursing Home Tullow is located just a 5 minute drive from Tullow village on the R725 and very close to the border of Wicklow.


Benefits of working for Sonas Nursing Homes:

  • Employing over 550 people nationwide, we offer unparalleled opportunity to develop your career and broaden your experience.
  • All Meals Provided while on duty
  • 1 X Uniform and Name Badge Provided
  • Sonas Nursing Homes have built and sustained its reputation for excellence which make us an excellent employer of choice.
  • Employee Well-Being Program
  • Career Progression
  • Training and Development Provided
  • Refer a Friend Bonus
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Induction Training Program
  • Staff Social Events
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Long Service Recognition Awards
  • “Buddy” Mentorship Program
  • Induction Training Program
  • Staff Social Events
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • PRSA


Responsibilities and duties will include but are not limited to:

  • 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-centred and is conducive to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual individual needs of the residents.
  • Promote, encourage and practice the ethos of person-centred 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.
  • Post-registration qualification in Gerontology or Dementia Care is desirable.

Skills and 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.


How to Apply:

To submit your application; click on the ‘Apply’ button

Application Deadline: 17.00pm on 30th November 2017


All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Sonas is an Equal Opportunities Employer.



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