Director of Care




  • Full Time

St. Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan Co. Wicklow is a facility for retired missionary priests. It includes a 25 bedded dedicated care unit and provides assisted living in Kiltegan (40 residents), Dublin (10 residents), Cork (3 residents) and Knock (2 residents).

We are now seeking a suitable candidate for the exciting new position of Director of Care. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in providing a high level of clinical proficiency, management, and direction to the dedicated team in Kiltegan to ensure the highest standards of person-centred care are achieved for residents both in the care unit and in assisted living.

Interested Candidates should have:


  • Qualified RGN with at least 3 years’ management experience in the last 6 years in care of the older person
  • Post registration management qualification in health, or a related field
  • Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills
  • Proven track record in Healthcare Clinical Management
  • Sound decision making ability and results driven
  • Ability to work well with others and promote a positive team environment

Core Aptitudes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and promote change
  • Experience of risk management
  • Personal and professional development
  • Auditing, data collection and analysis
  • Quality and service improvement


  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Permanent wholetime position
  • Pension Contribution
  • Mobile phone and laptop
  • Free Parking
  • Subsidised Meals

Queries regarding the specifics of the position should be made to


Applications should be made via email attaching a CV and cover letter to Fiona McHenry, HR Manager, at by Friday 8th October 2021 at 5.30pm.

St. Patrick’s Missionary Society is an inclusive employer.