Reports To:
Director of Nursing / Clinical Nurse Manager/ Staff Nurse on Duty
Responsible To:
Director of Nursing
Sonas trained is desired but not required

Purpose of Position
To enhance the quality of the resident’s well-being by providing stimulating pastimes and facilitate residents to reach their artistic and creative potential in an encouraging and supportive environment.


  • To identify the social activity preferences and needs of each resident.
  • To maintain and update individual social activity plans for each resident.
  • To plan the daily social activity programme and facilitate external providers to ensure value for the residents.
  • To motivate care staff to be actively involved in the delivery of the social activity programme.
  • To communicate effectively with the staff nurse regarding the well-being of residents to take part in social activity
  • To develop a good rapport with the relative / friends of the residents where appropriate.
  • To ensure all staff/residents and families are aware of planned activities
  • To manage volunteers and monitor materials and equipment needed for the activity program and inform the Social
  • Care Leader when stocks are low i.e. beauty therapy, mass host, musical equipment, art supplies etc.
  • To keep abreast of new developments in care of older persons social activity programmes
  • To liaise with the Social Care Leader and DON with regards to outings for the residents.
  • To assist with fund raising events when required by the Social Care Leader or DON.
  • To contribute to the management meeting when requested.
  • To act as an ambassador for the Nursing Home at all times


The candidate should be a flexible, enthusiastic, self-starter who is looking for an opportunity to progress their career and grow with the company.

  • Full time & permanent employment contracts.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Career opportunities
  • Free ongoing training and development
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive induction, mandatory training and Garda vetting

Empath Ltd
Rockford House, Deans Grange Road, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
Tel: 016754369

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