Director of Care




  • Full Time

St. Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan Co. Wicklow is a facility for retired missionary priests. It includes a 24 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 recruiting for a Director of Care to lead our team of nursing and caring staff. 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:


  • Be registered with the General/Midwifery Division of NMBI or be entitled to be so registered. Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience with a minimum of 2 years previous experience in Care of the Older Person within the previous 6 years.  
  • Have not less than 3 years experience in a management capacity in the health and social area. 
  • 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


  • Postgraduate in Gerontology 
  • Previous experience in care of the elderly in a formal setting 
  • Management qualifications in a health related field
  • Gerontology experience


  • Excellent remuneration package                 2 Concession Days
  • Permanent wholetime position                    Sick Pay Scheme
  • Pension Contribution                                   Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mobile phone and laptop                             Education & Development Opportunities
  • Free Parking
  • Subsidised Meals


For informal queries please contact Dearbhail McKee, HR Manager on 059 648434.    Applications should be made via email attaching a CV and cover letter to Dearbhail McKee, HR Manager by email to by Friday 7th July 2023. 

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