Staff Nurses - Mental Health - Dublin

Job Overview

Type of role: 1) Staff Nurse - Mental Health Hospital; 2) Staff Nurse - Elderly Care

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Working hours: 39 hrs p/w - includes weekend and night duty

Experience required: 1+ year experience

The client

I am delighted to assist my client, an independent not for profit healthcare provider located in Dublin who are seeking Staff Nurses to join their fantastic team. My client provides a state of the art environment for the care and treatment of its patients and residents and offer two services on site - Elderly care in a purpose built 36 bedded nursing home and mental health care in a 114 bedded mental health hospital.


  • Accountability for the provision of a professional, efficient and effective nursing service of the highest standard and ethical responsibility.
  • Ensure safe custody, accurate recording and administration of drugs in accordance with established the physical, psychological, sociocultural, spiritual and vocational needs of the patient/resident. Plan, implement and evaluate individualised patient care programmes within the agreed framework for practice.
  • Adapt a collaborative approach to patient care through the co-ordination of care and interventions provided by other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Maintain appropriate and accurate records regarding patient care.
  • Take management responsibility for the unit in the absence of the clinical nurse manager.
  • Maintain good interpersonal relationships with patients, families, visitors and staff.
  • Act as an advocate for the patient and their families to ensure that they are appropriately informed and counselled regarding their care needs.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Registered in the General OR Psychiatric OR Intellectual Disabilities Division of the NMBI. Dual qualified also desirable
  • Decision Letter Nurses also considered
  • Possess minimum 1 year post registration nursing experience in adult mental health services/rehabilitation mental services services/community based mental health services.
  • Flexibility to work across a 7/7 rolling roster, 365 days a year
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

Core competencies

  • Energetic individual with clinical experience in working with a team of diverse clinicians and strong knowledge of the concepts and operation of clinical governance.
  • Ability to lead, teach, manage, participate and play a key role in the practice education of student nurses and healthcare staff and promote and engage in the teaching/training/support of others as appropriate.
  • Have a good knowledge and experience of health, safety and other statutory regulations affecting a healthcare organisation.
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development.

Benefits Include:

  • Family friendly working arrangements
  • Fixed roster patterns
  • Generous healthcare staff shift premiums (25% night duty, double time Sundays and bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension
  • Career development
  • Comprehensive training programmes
  • Further education supports
  • On-site library and research facility
  • Employee well-being programme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free onsite staff parking
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tax saver commuter tickets

For more information on this exciting role, please contact Chloe in FRS on 0864648416 or apply directly.

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