Clinical Nurse Manager


Position: Clinical Nurse Manager – Cavan

Reports to: Person in Charge

Location: Cavan – Ireland

Salary: up to €24PH (DOE)

Position Overview:

Abbreviated, full job description will be provided on application.

The role of the Clinical Nurse Manager shall be to support the Person in Chargein the clinical and professional leadership of the care team and to deliver direct resident care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the provision of a high standard of care to the residents and    families in the Client’s Nursing Homeis consistent with the mission, vision, values and strategic plan.
  • Ensure recognition of the resident as an individual; ensuring residents’ rights, needs and comfort are given priority during the provision of care.
  • Develop relationships with residents, which facilitates resident autonomy, informed choice and evidence-based decision-making.
  • Promote and maintain resident safety and provide quality care and maintain the privacy, dignity, and rights of the resident.
  • Maximize the residents’ capacity to exercise personal autonomy and    choice.
  • Collaborate, consult and communicate with staff regarding the appropriate nursing assessments, diagnosis, planning, interventions, and evaluation of resident care.
  • Ensure that the resident is safeguarded from physical or sexual abuse, psychological abuse, financial or material abuse, neglect or acts of omission, or discriminatory abuse, through deliberate intent, negligence or ignorance by others within the Client’s Nursing Home. Where a concern arises for a resident’s safety, all reasonable and proportionate interim measures are taken to protect them pending  the outcome of any assessment or investigation.
  • Ensure the preparation of an individual care plan, based on the resident’s assessment, is no later than 48 hours after that resident’s   admission
  • Ensure the formal review of resident’s health at intervals not exceeding    4   months, including review and update as deemed necessary of the resident’s individual care plans. This review shall be completed in conjunction with the resident concerned and, where appropriate, with the resident’s family members/representative.
    • Support, and work towards, a restraint free environment. Manage and respond to behavior that is challenging, as far as is practical, in a manner that is not restrictive.
    • Responsible to meet the aims of dementia/cognitive impairment care within the residential home.
    • Coordinate and implement the resident’s palliative and end-of-life care needs as far as possible. Following the death of a resident, ensure that appropriate arrangements are in accordance with the resident’s wishes in so far as they are known and are practical.
    • Act as an advocate for the resident to provide support, reassurance and ensuring their views and wishes are taken into consideration.
      • In the absence of the Person in Charge undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person-in-Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) standards.
      • Participate in the overall management of the Client’s Nursing Homeas part of the management team.
      • Motivate team members by agreeing goals and objectives, through    performance review.
        • Be responsible for the management of care staff and appropriate  dealing with regards to human resource issues.
        • Be responsible for the development and supervision of staff.
        • Undertake appraisal of trained staff as required.








Registered General Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse on the Register of Nurses held by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be entitled to be so registered.

  • Evidence of continuous professional development.


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Gerontology
  • Management qualifications
  • Gerontology experience
    • Experience            in           Psycho            Geriatric           Nursing Care/Psychiatry/Adult Disabled.
    • Have an in-depth knowledge of the ageing process.
    • IT Skills




  • Minimum three years post graduate experience with a minimum of one year experience at CNM level.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the ageing process.

We are open to speaking to people currently living in Ireland with the relevant requirements and would also be able to assist overseas / Expat workers looking to return to Ireland.

Please apply through the link provided or send your cv direct to and we will come back to you as soon as possible to answer any queries or provide extra advice/information.


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