Cheshire Ireland: Clinical Nurse Manager II - Co Limerick

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Cheshire Ireland


Clinical Nurse Manager II – Newcastle West, Co Limerick

Cheshire Ireland provide quality services to adults with physical, sensory and neurological disabilities at a medium and high level of need. We provide individualised supports to promote wellbeing, independence and quality of life for all people who use our services. We currently provide services to over 200 people in their own homes, in residential centres, in supported accommodation and in respite facilities. Established in Shillelagh, Co.Wicklow in 1963, Cheshire Ireland are a Section 39 organisation funded by the HSE. We employ over 800 staff and operate in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Wicklow, Limerick, Donegal, Kerry, Carlow, Waterford, Sligo and Mayo.

The person we are looking to recruit will be contracted for 39 hours per week on a permanent contract and will be based in Rathfredagh, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick


What we do?
Operating out of a social model of disability, you will have responsibility for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of the care required to meet the physical, psychological and social needs of individuals with physical, sensory and neurological disabilities receiving Cheshire Ireland services, in both residential and community settings.

How we work.
Cheshire Services are based on clear principles of supporting people “one person at a time”. As a Cheshire Clinical Nurse Manager 2 you will be committed to the provision of quality services and to the concept of working in partnership with service users who live in residential and community based settings.

What you will do.
The successful candidates will have the ability to operate independently with good use of initiative. This role provides care and support to individuals living in residential and community based services. You will be required to establish and maintain relationships with individuals with disabilities that are based on respect and equality and that promote their independence. It is critical that when undertaking your work that you do so in a manner that is consistent with Cheshire Ireland’s values, operating ethos and standards. You will be managing the team of nurses and care support workers in a HIQA regulated service and will provide clinical oversight of the community services. You will oversee the smooth running of the service together with the Service Manager and will deputise for the Service Manager in their absence.


  • In possession of a nursing qualification and on the live register with An Bord Altranais
  • A Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience and experience working at CNM 1 or CNM 2 level
  • Experience ideally in an environment focused on physical and neurological conditions in a management capacity
  • Knowledge of Regulations and HIQA standards associated with disability services
  • Experience in the delivery of training to all levels of staff and in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Evidence-based decision making skills
  • Mentoring and line management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Have evidence of Personal & Professional Development
  • Be in possession of a full clean driving licence and own car


  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
  • Maternity Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Twilight/Night and Weekend Premiums
  • Career Opportunities
  • Sick Pay Benefit
  • Induction and ongoing training


To apply for this post please click ‘apply’ or forward a detailed CV to

Closing Date: 30th September 2020
Ref Code:- RTF/CNM2/SEP2020

Cheshire Ireland is an equal opportunity company.
All successful candidates will be subject to vetting by the Garda Vetting Unit.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
14th Sep, 2020
Newcastle West, Co Limerick
Expiry Date
30th Sep, 2020