Assistant Director of Nursing

Full Time
Cavan Town / Ireland

An Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) is required for Esker Lodge Nursing Home.

Payrate is dependent on experience.

We are looking for an Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) to start working with us at Esker Lodge Nursing Home.

Esker Lodge is based 5 minutes from Cavan town & provides a home away from home for 70 individuals. Our goal is to promote a relaxed environment where individuals can flourish & feel part of a close, caring community.

We provide a home from home in a relaxed setting with caring, courteous staff. Our values enshrine respect for the dignity, independence and privacy of everyone in Esker Lodge.

We differentiate ourselves by being forward-thinking, enabling individuals to contribute to the community & engage in meaningful occupations. Resident and family feedback underpins this.

We are the only private nursing home in Cavan that provides independently accredited, innovative dementia-specific care in an environment developed in line with best practice dementia design principles and independent quality assurance programmes.

Your role will be to oversee and maintain the care of Residents within the Nursing Home in the absence of the Director of Nursing.

To take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Nursing Home and ensure that all Company policies and procedures, and all legal requirements, are adhered to within the defined timescales.

We offer

  • A unique, friendly, and caring work environment
  • Free meals
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Fantastic training and career development opportunities.
  • Access to Bike to Work scheme
  • Increasing pay scale on length of service



  • Current An Bord Altranais / NMBI Registration
  • Previous management/supervisory experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Team player
  • Genuine interest in working with our Client group
  • Certification of Garda Vetting Unit clearance
  • Care for the Elderly experience/qualification


  • Minimum two years of management / supervisory experience

The soft skills that will make you a perfect ADON working with at Esker Lodge Nursing Home

  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Good Stress Management abilities
  • A Strong Positive Attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Good Time Management
  • High Level of Confidence
  • A Receptive Attitude
  • A love for working in a team
  • A desire to learn and grow

Contact us now to arrange an interview and a tour of our Home.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Apply today to arrange an interview and a tour of the home.

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