Staff Nurse – Tullow Co. Carlow

at Sonas Nursing Homes (view profile)
Location Athlone, Ireland
Date Posted January 8, 2018
Category Nursing
Job Type Permanent


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.
  • 10% Extra per hour worked on Saturday, 20% Extra per hour worked on Sunday, Double time for hrs worked on Bank holidays
  • 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:

  • Promote through high standards of professional practice, a caring environment which is conducive to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual individual needs of the residents.
  • Deliver a high standard of care ensuring all practices reflect the privacy, dignity and respect of our residents and instilling the basic values that contribute to an excellent quality of life.
  • Provide leadership and clinical supervision to all staff thus improving standards and maintaining a high morale amongst the team.
  • Promote, encourage and practice the ethos of person-centred care.
  • Support and assist the management team during internal and external audits/inspections.
  • When Nurse in Charge; fully responsible for overseeing the organisation, management and operations of all aspects of the Nursing Home ensuring adequate staffing levels to maintain the highest standards of care delivery and smooth running of the Nursing Home.
  • 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).

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven clinical competence in the care of older people.
  • Passionate about delivering outstanding care to older people.
  • Previous working experience in a Nursing Home environment is desirable.
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