St. Francis Hospice provides a specialist palliative care service within the North Dublin catchment area, providing support not just to the service user but also to their families, friends and the professionals involved in their care.
Human dignity is the core philosophy of this organisation where each individual is treated with respect and compassion, irrespective of cultural or religious background or socio-economic status. The successful applicant for this role will be required to demonstrate all of these core values. St. Francis Hospice is viewed as playing a leadership role in shaping palliative care nationally, working in partnership to advance policy, education, research and service innovation.
As Director of Nursing, the successful applicant will hold executive corporate management responsibilities, be part of the senior leadership team and be in a position to provide strategic clinical leadership to the nursing team and other related clinical services.
In addition, they will hold strategic responsibility for driving the vision and direction of St. Francis Hospice.
This role offers the successful candidate a competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent opportunities for career development within a world-class organisation.
To be considered for the role, the following minimum selection criteria apply:
- Be on the general division of the register of
nurses as maintained by the NMBI
- Hold a postgraduate qualification (QQI Level 8 or
higher). Master’s degree in relevant area would
be viewed as highly desirable
- Minimum of seven years post registration
- Minimum of five years management experience
at senior level
- Wide general nursing and clinical experience with
proven leadership qualities
- Proven understanding of clinical governance,
service planning and service provision
- Proven track record of delivering major change
These are but a few of the required competencies and experience. A detailed job description is available on request.
Closing date for applications is on 4th October 2020.
Please contact me, Catherine Hoban, for a confidential discussion on: T+353 21 4626138 OR E: firstname.lastname@example.org