Current Openings

16/06/2021 – Full Time
Director of Nursing- Co. Kerry

Windmill Healthcare has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Nursing to lead in the day-to-day operations at Willow Brooke Care Centre, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

Willow Brooke Care Centre, located on College Road, Castleisland is a modern state of the art 75-bed facility.



  • Demonstrate Governance & Leadership in the management of Willow Brooke Care Centre
  • Ensure the provision of a high standard of care and service to the resident and their families
  • Ensure compliance with HIQA Regulations.
  • Promote and Oversee the delivery of holistic, person centred care
  • Oversee the delivery of care & services with all members of the multidisciplinary teams.
  • Communicate with relevant teams regarding ongoing Willow Brooke Care Centre operations.
  • Communicates with the residents, families and MDT members for all residents, relatives, and visitors on an on-going basis.


  • 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.
  • Ensure excellence in Governance, Management & Leadership
  • Responsibility for the management of the team supported by the ADON.
  • Facilitate Training & Education
  • Implement and amend policies and procedures in line with current & guidelines
  • Communication with external agencies
  • Responsibility for Risk Management, Health & Safety, Management of Complaints & Incidents in line with company Policy.
  • Create and promote open communications, healthy working relationships, and stimulate initiative among the team
  • Motivate team members, by agreeing goals and objectives, through performance review
  • The foregoing should not be considered exhaustive


Eligibility Criteria



  • A registered General Nurse on the Register of Nurses held by An Board Altranais
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Management Qualification


  • Post graduate diploma in gerontology
  • Gerontology Experience




  • Minimum of 3 years nursing in a Residential Care environment in the last 6 years
  • Has a minimum of 3 year’s management experience
  • Commitment to Quality Improvement & Governance
  • Familiar with HIQA standards in Residential Care


Core Aptitudes:

  • Act as a good role model
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership
  • Has the ability to manage change


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