Registered General Nurse/ Registered Community Nurse – (RGN/RCN)

at Comfortkeepers (view profile)
Location South Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted March 6, 2019
Category Nursing
Job Type Permanent


Registered General Nurse/ Registered Community Nurse - (RGN/RCN) South Dublin

  • No more working evenings or weekends, no more 12 hour shifts.
  • The role offers a GREAT work/life balance, working Monday to Fridayand operating during regular office hours.

    Work somewhere great and make a difference
    The role gives the holder the opportunity to influence and effect change in the lives of of our clients.

    With an ageing population, the need to care for older people is an important part of every community. Comfort Keepers are seeking a Registered General Nurse (RGN/RCN) or Allied Health Professional who has strong commercial, clinical and people management experience. You will ensure that the highest quality of care is delivered to our clients. You will be capable of managing all aspects of day to day operations, take responsibility and accountability, possess excellent communication skills and lead the implementation of our strategic vision.

    Job Type / Category

    Permanent Role

    37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday
    Monday to Thursday 8.30am-5pm and Friday 8.30am-4pm


  • Ensuring that the highest quality of care is delivered to our clients, including delivering care if required;
  • Assisting with all client and staffing issues;
  • Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered to;
  • Be fully compliant with internal operational audit procedure;
  • Prepare and present status reports and presentations as needed;
  • Manage area billing and accounts receivable;
  • Assisting with carer recruitment;
  • Communicating client and carer concerns or problems with directors or other staffmembers as appropriate
  • Ensuring all shifts are covered and adequate relief is care available
  • Attend MDT meetings
  • Liaise with MDT re issues that may occur;
  • Shadow new carers to demonstrate correct care practices and CAT sign off as perHSE SLA tender requirements
  • Training/coaching/mentoring/directing the delivery of care with the care team
  • Investigation and report documentation of Accidents/ Incidents/Near Misses in theworkplace
  • Investigation of Complaints and reporting outcomes
  • Provision of emergency care when required
  • Client Assessment/Risk Assessment
  • Client Reassessment
  • Client Reviews/Carer Supervision Visits
  • Introduction of carers to clients - including Hoist demonstrations as needed
  • Attend HSE meetings
  • Contribute to business development and growth of the organisation
  • Completion of KPI’s and growth targets in alignment with policy requirements
  • Clinical lead for the care team
  • Responsible for quality assurance in the office
  • Ad hoc duties as required;WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
  • Nursing Qualification
  • Have demonstrated good commercial and business acumen;
  • Understanding of clinical systems implementation methodologies, process re-engineering and change management;
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to manage a client resource team; who in turn co-ordinate the carers.
  • Successful completion of IT test.
  • Preferred background in nursing, or other ancillary services or relevant workexperience in home care industry;
  • An 80% travel requirement
  • ECDL and comfortable in an IT rich environment;WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Growth Bonus* (subject to terms and conditions)
  • Mobile Phone*
  • Laptop*
  • Fuel Card*BENEFITS:
  • Incentive Schemes
  • Annual Leave Increment with Long term service*
  • Life Assurance*
  • National Conferences
  • Great Place to Work auditedRECOGNITION:
  • Career progression
  • Social events
  • Refer a Friend bonus


  • Educational Assistance
  • 2 day induction training program inclusive of patient and manual handling
  • Full training provided – role specific
  • In-house QQI FETAC Training
  • Regular updates and communication emailed through Office NewsletterHEALTH AND WELL BEING:
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers an advice and counselling serviceavailable for carers and their immediate families
  • PRSA Scheme*(Subject to Terms and Conditions)
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