Clinical Nurse Manager 3 - Dementia Day Centre

MiMi Care GroupCabinteely, County Dublin€65,000 - €70,000 per yearFull-time

Shrewsbury House is a purposely designed dementia-specific daycare centre.

We have introduced a new way of providing care to our clients.

By attending our day centre our clients can avail of multi-disciplinary care within the centre by allowing them to have access to in house services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, ophthalmology, audiology, chiropody, and hair care.

Shrewsbury House boasts of a sensory garden, hairdressers and a cinema too..

We refer to our model of care as a ‘social model’. It focuses on supporting our clients to live beyond their diagnosis of dementia by focusing on what they can do, and not what they can’t do.

We focus strongly on physical activity programmes tailored for each client to enhance their physical wellbeing, concentrating on the activities they require for day-to-day life.

Position: Clinical Nurse Manager 3 - Dementia Day Centre

Reporting

The post holder will report to the Director of MiMi Care Group 

Purpose of the Post

The post holder will have a pivotal role in service planning, coordinating, and managing activity and resources within the dementia day care setting in Shrewsbury House. He/she will apply specialty- focused knowledge and skills to manage and lead a high-quality service.

The role encompasses key result areas including the development and implementation of policies and procedures.  Service planning in terms of needs analysis, activities, targets and priorities, ensuring delivery of safe quality patient care. Deployment of resources to include budgeting and workforce planning.

The post will also have a key role in providing clinical leadership and promoting the values of the organisation and will provide efficient and effective budgetary management of services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Operational Management

· Provide a high level of professional and clinical leadership

· Ensure that patients and families receive quality care during their visit to Shrewsbury House

· Promote and support staff wellness, mindfulness, team building and motivation of the team(s)

· Embrace, support and promote changes within Shrewsbury House

· Manage professional and clinical standards using an evidence based, care planning approach.

· Develop, implement and manage local and national policy, with particular emphasis on change management and the development of services relating to the models of care for dementia care

· Be flexible but consistent in decision making

· Demonstrate leadership skills and ensure the highest standard of clinical practice.

· Ensure all staff are knowledgeable and compliant in following the HIQA ‘Standards for Safer, Better Healthcare’ which place patients in the centre of the care process and aim to protect patients and improve services

· Actively participate in the recruitment process from identifying roles and development of job descriptions through to the interview process.

· Maintain professional standards in relation to confidentiality, data protection ethical decision making and legislation

The above is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.

Eligibility Criteria, Qualifications and/or experience

Essential Criteria:

· RGN with a minimum of 5 years experience in dementia care nursing. 

· A minimum of 5 years of senior management experience (at CNM2 grade or higher)

And

Postgraduate Diploma in Gerontology/ Dementia care or similar

Desirable Criteria:

· Postgraduate course in Leadership / Management/Quality or a commitment to undertake a postgraduate course in the same

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The closing date for applications is Friday the 3rd of February 2023

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