St Patrick’s Centre (Kilkenny): Staff Nurse

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St Patrick’s Centre (Kilkenny)

Staff Nurse – Permanent Contract

St Patrick’s Centre (SPC) is undertaking a transformation in line with new public policy on disabilities and societal issues in general. We are recruiting staff nurses to provide holistic, person-centred nursing care, promoting optimum independence, enhancing the quality of life for the people we support with intellectual, physical or sensory disability in all aspects of daily living.

Salary Scale: Linked to HSE Salary Scales (Staff Nurse)

Qualifications required:


  • Nursing Qualification in Intellectual Disability, Psychiatric, General, or Children’s nursing. Must maintain annual registration with the NMBI.
  • Full clean drivers licence plus business class insurance.


  • HSE Land Medication Management Course or commitment to complete same.
  • Studio Three Training.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience of working with and supporting people with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Experience of working with persons with behaviours that challenge
  • Experience of working collaboratively with multiple internal and external stakeholders, as relevant to this role
  • Knowledge of clinical and/or corporate governance
  • Working knowledge of HIQA standards
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, interpersonal, organisational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent report writing skills

We Offer

  • Contracts of varying hours
  • Salary linked to HSE Salary Scales
  • Premium shift rates
  • Work-life balance
  • Training
  • Pension Plan
  • Fortnightly pay
  • Paid leave schemes
  • Employee Assistance Program

Applications for this position to be submitted on the attached application form along with a current CV and covering letter to: HR, St Patrick’s Centre, Kells Rd, Kilkenny or email Informal enquiries to Helen Hogan or Adrienne Hayes in HR on 056 7722170.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 22nd March 2019

We look forward to hearing from you!



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