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Beech Lodge Care Facility – Person in Charge – Limerick

Reference JOB-27619

Location Limerick

Job Type Permanent

Category Nursing

TTM Healthcare Solutions in partnership with a 66 Bedded Residential Care Home based in Co. Limerick are now inviting applicants to apply for the role of Person in Charge (PIC)

The PIC will be responsible for the overall management of the Service.

This includes responsibility for providing the highest standards of service to Residents and management of staff. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring compliance with HIQA standards and the implementation of the Care Facility policies and procedures supporting best care and practice. The PIC will hold responsibility of ensuring the provision of the highest standards of care to meet the physical, emotional and social needs of the people in our care.

Role Requirements:

  • Nursing Degree (be registered in the relevant Division of the Live Register of Nurses maintained by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).
  • QQI level 6 Leadership and Management course
  • Have a minimum of three years’ experience in a management or supervisory role in Health or Social Care sector.
  • Hold an appropriate qualification in health/social care management, or people
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with care of the Elderly, an interest and compassion for the Elderly.
  • Be in possession of a full, clean driving license and be willing to travel to other services and family homes for assessments, where required
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in conducting audits, evaluations, incident reviews, and/or investigations.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Proven clinical competence and passionate about delivering outstanding care to older people
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to motivate and develop a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with residents, families, and staff
  • A commitment to quality, person-centred care, and continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations Resident Support / Person Centred Service Provision
  • To take on the role of key worker to the resident(s)
  • To manage and oversee the personal planning process for the resident(s)
  • To ensure the service provision meets the needs and wishes of the resident(s), identified through the personal planning process, as far as is practicable
  • To liaise with families / carers / advocates and other stakeholders in relation to the service and supports the resident(s) receive
  • To promote and facilitate mainstream opportunities for residents including work, education, training and leisure in accordance with residents’ preferences HIQA Compliance
  • To comprehensively understand and comply with the Health Act 2007 as amended and related regulations, nationally mandated standards and associated HIQA directives / guidance / regulatory notices
  • To undertake the specific responsibilities for which the PIC is accountable in the Health Act 2007 as amended and related regulations, nationally mandated standards and associated HIQA directives / regulatory notices
  • To bring any concerns in relation to HIQA compliance to the attention of the Registered Providers
  • To support staff in their understanding of HIQA compliance requirements and the execution of their duties in this regard
  • To liaise with HIQA and respond to requests for information in a timely, transparent and professional manner
  • To complete and submit all required HIQA documentation and notifications, accurately and in a timely manner Your main responsibilities as PIC will include:
  • Lead the care team in the provision of excellent evidenced based care and implement all aspects of the care plans based on the needs identified and review accordingly
  • Act as the customer advocate at all times
  • Plan, allocate and evaluate the workload of all staff
  • Ensure compliance with safeguarding systems in line with Policies and Procedures
  • Liaise with all Health Care Professionals and HSE
  • Grow and develop the the organisation.
  • Identify staff training needs and provide accordingly
  • Recruit, select and effectively manage a dispersed workforce
  • Ensure we remain at 100% occupancy at all times
  • Receive patient referrals from acute hospitals; review referrals and liaise with Discharge Coordinators
  • Support and develop clinical practice through a hands-on approach with Staff Nurses and Care Assistants in the delivery of care
  • Responsible for ensuring environmental and hand hygiene audits are carried out regularly and thoroughly and that action plans are implemented and sustained Managing Operations & People Management
  • To plan, direct, co-ordinate and supervise the delivery of a high-quality service based on the principles of person-centeredness, access, accountability and quality
  • To participate in service evaluation and review in order to acknowledge achievements and identify actions for quality improvement
  • To lead, challenge, develop, mentor and supervise the team in line with Company ethos, relevant legislation / regulations, policies, procedures and best practice.
  • To manage staff rosters in a fair and equitable manner. Safety & Welfare
  • To ensure Health & Safety policies, procedures, practices and legislation are adhered to at all times.
  • To complete and oversee that all safety inspections are completed and documented and that shortcomings identified are acted upon promptly.
  • To ensure risk assessments are completed where necessary and appropriate reduction measures and actions implemented.
  • To ensure accidents and incidents are responded to, in accordance with the Incident Policy.
  • To respond to allegations or suspicions of abuse, neglect, mistreatment or exploitation of residents in accordance with the Safeguarding Policy.
  • To respond to behaviours of concern Administration / Finance / HR
  • To ensure all files and records are maintained in accordance with the nursing home’s policy
  • To ensure all records, reports, checklists, and any other administration requirements are completed accurately and on time.
  • To ensure timely invoices are provided to all departures and weekly reporting on debtors
  • To ensure all arrivals are compliant with our Stripe direct debit requirement

Benefits to include:

Competitive Salary

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Bonus twice yearly

Other Benefits to include Pension, Holidays, etc can be discussed at interview.


Providing superior elderly care, specialising in Dementia and its Associated Illnesses and independent living in our luxury retirement village.

The Contact :

Please call Brenda on 015136740 ext 142 or email your cv to brenda.freeney@ttmhealthcare.com

If you believe you are a perfect fit for this position, apply now!

All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality, and TTM Healthcare Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Brenda Freeney

Apply now