Clinical Nurse Manager 1

Clinical Nurse Manager 1 in Dublin 16.

Nurse Jobs Ireland is thrilled to collaborate with an independent Mental Health Service in Dublin 16 to find a passionate and experienced Clinical Nurse Manager 1 (CNM 1). This position involves leading and developing a team of Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants.


  • Full-time, permanent position, 39 hours per week.
  • Reporting to CNM 2.
  • Salary range: €47,389 – €55,808, depending on experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Clinical Nurse Management team in strategic and operational development, coordination, and management of the service.
  • Manage patient care to ensure the highest professional standards using an evidence-based, care planning approach.
  • Ensure residents are treated with dignity and respect, promoting independence in daily living activities.
  • Support the delivery of strategic and operational change programs.
  • Ensure practices, procedures, and policies conform to organizational service and strategic plans.
  • Provide safe, comprehensive nursing care within regulatory guidelines.
  • Offer high-level professional and clinical leadership, ensuring the highest standards of treatment and care.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory programs, including Clinical Governance, Health & Safety, and Risk Management standards.
  • Coordinate, assess, plan, deliver, and review patient/residential care.
  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team, residents, families, carers, and other staff in treatment/care planning.
  • Communicate assessment results, treatment/care programs, and recommendations to the team and relevant stakeholders.
  • Plan discharge or transfer of residents between services as appropriate.


  • Active pin and Registered Psychiatric Nurse status with An Bord Altranais/Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.
  • Minimum 3 years of post-registration nursing experience, with at least 1 year in adult mental health services.
  • Flexibility for night shifts, bank holidays, and weekends.
  • Bonus: Clinical experience in palliative care.
  • Strong clinical, managerial, and administrative skills.
  • Experience in staff, budget, and workforce management.
  • Deep understanding of Mental Health Commission requirements, leadership, and governance.
  • Energetic spirit with solid clinical expertise and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to lead, teach, manage, and support others in practice education.
  • Familiarity with health, safety, and other healthcare regulations.
  • Commitment to professional development.


  • Generous healthcare staff shift premiums (25% night duty, double time Sundays and bank holidays).
  • Career development opportunities.
  • Comprehensive training programs and further education support.
  • On-site library and research facility.
  • Contributory pension (After 12 months of service).
  • Recharge employee well-being program.
  • Long service recognition program.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Free onsite staff parking.
  • Subsidized restaurant.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Tax-saver commuter tickets.

If you’re ready for a change or a step up in your career, click ‘Apply‘!
For additional information or to discuss other medical opportunities across Dublin, call 01 905 9333 and ask for Shane.

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