Staff Nurse

St Michael's House
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Staff Nurses

St. Michael’s House Services is a community based organisation committed to providing a quality service and high standard of living to people with an intellectual disability. We are looking for RNID nurses, with a true interest in making a difference to the lives of people with an intellectual disability.

Vacancies exist for permanent full-time/ and part-time Contracts. These positions are in our residential and day services based in north and south Dublin.

Looking after people with intellectual disabilities is about far more than putting your clinical training to use. It’s about showing real creative flair in everything that you do to truly enhance the lives of the people in your care. It’s also about making the most of the excellent training on offer to keep you at the top of your field. St. Michael’s House Services provides the right environment for nurses to excel and develop in their roles.

The successful candidates will:

  • Have a RNID qualified and presently registered and approved by NMBI
  • 4th year RNID Student Nurse s can apply at this time
  • Other Nursing Disciplines with a minimum of 2 years experience in the area of intellectual disability
  • Have hands on experience in the area of challenging behaviour
  • Possess a strong commitment to the provision of a quality individualised service
  • Be committed to working as part of a team
  • Possess experience in key-working and have a knowledge of the quality system
  • Have a keen interest in working with people with complex needs
  • Have a good awareness of the issues facing adults with intellectual disabilities.

Why work with St Michaels House? We provide:

· Three Day Organisational Orientation Programme before you commence working in St Michaels House and then a phased local induction in your allocated area of work with your manager/appointee

· Educational Opportunities (CPD)-The Nursing Department, in keeping with St Michaels House Strategic Plan support nurses in further education and development- many of our nurses have gone onto to complete post graduate and Masters programmes in management and specialist areas.

· Career Opportunities for nurses-St Michaels House has a clear management and clinical pathway for nurses which is constantly developing.

Please note that interviews for these positions will be conducted using specifically developed competencies.

Salary Scale: Successful candidates will be paid in line with HSE revised consolidated HSE Staff Nurse Scale.

To apply: Email a cover letter to include a written explanation for any gaps in employment and C.V to [Links Not Allowed]

Informal inquiries to Patricia Carolan, Nurse Recruitment.