Assistant Director of Nursing – National Nursing Strategy Project Lead

Duration of Post

Fixed Term

Campaign Reference

145987

Closing Date

7th December 2021

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) operates as a single service across the existing Dublin children’s hospitals, Crumlin, Temple Street and Tallaght. Also, the paediatric outpatients and urgent care centres, Connolly which opened in July 2019 and Tallaght which opened in November 2021. CHI governs and operates local paediatric services for the Greater Dublin Area and all national paediatric specialist services, some of which are on an all-island basis.

The post holder will be the project lead for the implementation of Leading the Way: A national strategy for the future of children’s nursing in Ireland 2021-2031.

Operating in accordance with the policies of CHI, Children’s Nursing National Project Lead will work with the Chief Director of Nursing CHI, in the planning, design, development and support implementation of Leading the Way: A national strategy for the future of children’s nursing in Ireland 2021-2031 across children’s nursing services nationally.

This will ensure children’s nursing alignment and support for the integration and transformation of children’s services in response to Sláintecare, the National Model of Care for Paediatric Health Services Provision and the development of managed clinical networks nationally.

Essential Criteria;

  • Be registered in the Children’s Division of the Register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
  • Candidates must possess the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and management ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office.
  • Demonstrate significant and relevant senior nursing experience with a minimum 7 years post registration experience in children’s nursing.
  • Postgraduate qualification at not less than level 8 (QQI) in healthcare or management related area.
  • Experience of leading projects and delivering measurable and sustainable results.
  • Proven experience of change management and key stakeholder engagement at a strategic level.
  • Strategic and analytical thinking and planning skills with a proven track record of achievement in managing projects to successful outcomes.

Skills & Experience:

  • Good IT skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build close working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and influence decision making

Desirable:

  • Experience and/or knowledge of implementation of national policies and programmes
  • Experience of clinical and/or corporate governance

How to Apply:

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is Tuesday 7th December 2021 by 5pm.  Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns