2019.11.21 Residential Respite Staff Nurse - EIJB0401 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 8,500 children and adults with disabilities and their families. We require dedicated employees, with a flexible and adaptable approach, to help support our work with children and adults with disabilities in Ireland.  


2019.11.21 Residential Respite Staff Nurse - EIJB0401

Location: Clare
Contract Type: Permanent full time

We have an exciting opportunity for Residential Respite Staff Nurse Full Time Permanent Contract 39 HPW

Overall Purpose of the Post:
To provide residential respite to families of children and young adults with disabilities in Clare. The residential support service will be coordinated by the RRM, who will prioritise families to be involved in the service, who agrees with each family the type and level of support to be provided.  The Nurse will be supervised by and work closely with the RRM.

In order to provide a flexible support service, the Nurse will be required to work during evenings and weekends.

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities:

To work in accordance with Enable Ireland’s code of Practice, Guidelines for working with children and families and other National Policies, Guidelines and procedures as appropriate.
• To work with service users, and families as agreed with the RRM.  As family needs will change from time to time, the Nurse will work closely with the RRM to ensure that the residential respite service offered meets changing family needs.

• In agreement with the RRM to liaise with other relevant personnel in relation to individual service users and families.

• To take part in induction training or other in-service training relevant to the position.

• The Nurse will work with service users in a range of settings including the neighbourhood or other community settings.  At all times the Nurse will be responsible for the safety and welfare of service user in his or her care.

• The Nurse will be expected to display appropriate sensitivity while working closely with families.

•  Maintaining a Code of Confidentiality and discretion in all dealings with service users, their families and with staff.

• Providing assistance to service users in areas of personal care.

• Administration of Medication to Service Users as per treatment plan.
Please see job Description for full list of Duties

Essential Criteria:

• Registered Nurse(RGN/RNID) with An Bord Altranais

• Have a minimum of 1 years post registration experience

• Experience of working in a person centred health or social care setting

• Have such experience as will enable him/her to provide nursing duties as required

• Full, clean driving licence
2019 Graduates Eligible to apply

Desirable Criteria

• Experience of working with adults or children with ASD and/or behaviours that challenge

• Experience of working within a residential/respite setting an advantage.

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organisation and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role.
A panel will be formed, following these interviews, for similar work arising within the next 12 months
Please download person specification, job description and employment application forms below and forward Informal queries and completed applications to Edel Godley at egodley@enableireland.ie
Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:  5pm Friday 29th November 2019
Interview Date: Week of 9th December 2019 and will take place in Enable Ireland Adult Service Quinn’s Cross Mungret Co Limerick 

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer
The post will be subject to reference checks and will be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position. Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right to change this prior to appointment.
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Related Resources

2019.11.21 Residential Respite Staff Nurse Job Description - EIJB0401

2019.11.21 Residential Respite Staff Nurse Person Specification- EIJB0401

Employment Application Form Word Version