St Patrick’s Centre (Kilkenny): Staff Nurse – Permanent

Do you have the vision & passion to work in a Supported Self Directed Living Community Service?

We are recruiting staff nurses to provide holistic, person-centered supports, promoting optimum health and wellbeing that supports independence and enhances 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

  • Essential: Nursing Qualification – in Intellectual Disability & must maintain annual registration with the NMBI. Preferably – Psychiatric, General, or Children’s
  • Full clean drivers’ licence plus business class insurance essential.


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

 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

  • 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 with a current CV and covering letter to: HR, St Patrick’s Centre, Unit 11/12 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny or email   Informal enquiries to Adrienne Hayes or Denise Foran on 056 7722170.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 23rd January 2023.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We are an equal opportunities employer