Position: Permanent Nursing Home Manager

Reports to: Managing Director

Location: Warrenpoint

Type: Full Time & On-call Duties as and when required

Salary: Competitive Salary

*Permanent Nurse Manager Position Available*

Lucas Love Healthcare are working with a Care Home in Warrenpoint to recruit a full time permanent Nursing Home Manager.

ROLE PURPOSE: The Manager is responsible for the day to day organisation and administration of the nursing home at all levels and will lead a team of caring and ancillary staff in such a manner that upholds the rights of older people.



  • To take responsibility for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Home and its service and being available to staff on an on call basis for emergencies.
  • Deputise where required for the Managing Director.
  • To carry out a needs assessment of residents for admission to the home. This will involve visiting perspective clients in their own homes, other Nursing Homes or Hospitals.
  • To assist in the development and implementation of other services
  • Ensure that clinical and nursing procedures are carried out correctly at all times.
  • Ensure that standards of care are devised and implemented in accordance with all relevant legislation.
  • Accurate maintenance of all records and updating of same within the context of confidentiality.
  • Ensure adequate staffing levels and appropriate skill mix over each span of duty.
  • Maintain duty-rotas and on-call rotas as required.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of all staff.
  • Participate in the induction, training, monitoring and on- going training of all staff.
  • Prepare an annual audit of all equipment in the Home.
  • To keep informed of up to date developments within the Trust, giving particular priority to nursing care and the management of a nursing home.
  • Management of the allocated budget and resources within the home.


These key responsibilities are not an exhaustive list of duties, only a general guide to the post. In consultation with the company and the Manager the duties may change from time to time to enhance the service.

Essential Criteria

  • A minimum first level nursing qualification, with five years post qualification nursing experience (preferably with two of those years in care of the elderly)
  • Hold a current NMC registration.
  • A minimum of 3 years previous experience of managing a nursing or residential home.
  • A proven ability to manage staff
  • Excellent leadership skills, good communication skills and an ability to promote the home
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Current driving licence and use of a car.


Desirable Criteria

  • A recognised management qualification (NVQ Level 5 or equivalent).
  • Hold a Moving and Handling trainers’ certificate.
  • Recognised trainers’ certificate relevant to nursing homes.



  • Excellent Salary Package
  • 7 weeks Annual Leave
  • Private Health Insurance


If this is something that you, or someone you know are interested in please contact us on 028 9066 8035, or additionally, email a copy of your CV to:

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