Registered General Nurse (RGN)

Sonas Nursing homes

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Update day: 29-01-2024

Location: Clonmel Tipperary

Category: Energy


Job type: Full-time

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Sonas Nursing Home are currently recruiting for the role of Staff Nurse at Sonas Melview House Nursing Home, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

Sonas Nursing Homes is an award-winning provider of residential care to older people in Ireland. Sonas operates twelve nursing homes with independent living villages across Ireland and caters for respite, convalescent, day care, short-term, long-term, palliative care and independent living. At our core is a commitment to our Sonas Values of Teamwork, Energy, Advocacy, Warmth, Empowerment and Empathy.

As a member of our nursing team, you will be there to help our residents through the day with compassion, dignity and respect.

Hours per week: Minimum of 36 hours per week inclusive of day, night and weekend shifts.

Benefits of working for Sonas Nursing Homes:

  • Excellent hourly rates based on skills and experience.
  • Sonas offers unrivalled opportunities for progression due to our size as a group and our willingness to promote from within the company.
  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • All meals provided while on duty.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Education assistance program
  • Friendly & supportive working environment.
  • Employee wellbeing program.
  • Refer a friend bonus.
  • Ample Support given to candidates throughout the on boarding process.

Sonas can also provide extensive support to overseas applicants looking to practice as a nurse in Ireland. Details of supports can be seen below.

Role Summary:

In Sonas, a Staff Nurse is responsible for leading and providing the best nursing care possible to older people in our care. To promote a caring environment which is conducive to the physical, emotional, social, spiritual and individual needs of our residents. To establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect, dignity and equality.

Duties & Responsibilities will include but 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.

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:

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

If you think you’ve got what it takes and would like to join our team as our Staff Nurseplease click ’Apply’ now.

Overseas Applicants:

Sonas is committed to supporting overseas applicants start their careers as nurses in Ireland. Sonas offers a favourable package of supports for overseas applicants including -

  • Competitive hourly rates of pay.
  • Our nursing homes are outside of major cities meaning lower costs of living.
  • Sonas will pay for and apply for your Atypical Working Scheme (AWS) visa and your Critical Skills visa at no cost to you.
  • Grants and financial assistance available to cover the costs of your RCSI Exams.
  • Initial accommodation supports.

Sonas is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Deadline: 14-03-2024

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