Staff Nurses

Full-time and Part-time positions

Permanent and temporary contracts

Based in Harold’s Cross or Blackrock

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services has several opportunities for staff nurses in the palliative care, the extended care and the rheumatology units. The successful candidate will help to ensure that a caring environment is achieved within the ward, contributing to the highest possible quality of nursing care. At least 1 years’ experience as an Registered General Nurse is a desirable criteria but consideration will be given to newly qualified nurses with experience in Gerontology, Palliative Care or Rheumatology.

Essential and Desirable Requirements

  • Registered General Nurse with NMBI
  • Have the clinical and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role
  • Qualification in Gerontology, Palliative Care or Rheumatology
  • Experience of palliative care approach
  • Experience in Chronic Illness

Informal enquiries for this post to Noreen Holland,  Assistant Director of Nursing, on 01 406 8700 or by email to

 A detailed Job Description and Person Specification and Application Form for this position are available to download below or from the Human Resources Department by e-mail: or by phone (01) 491 2594.

To apply for this position please forward a completed application form and CV by email to or by post to: Renaud Deworst, Manpower Manager, Human Resources Department, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W.

This is an ongoing, rolling competition. Please email your completed application form and CV to

Department of Health & Children salary scales will apply for HSE funded posts. A panel will be formed from which future Staff Nurse positions (temporary, full time / part time) may be filled in line with Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services panel management guidelines.

 Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services is an equal opportunities employer and supports a smoke free environment.

 About us

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services provides multi-disciplinary services in Specialist Palliative Care across Harold’s Cross & Blackrock Hospice; It is also a leading centre in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases and are leading providers of Care of the Older Person with both Residential & Community Reablement Services. We pride ourselves on our excellence of care for our patients, committed volunteers and highly trained and professional staff.

At Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services we strive to provide a modern, inclusive and friendly work environment which promotes continuous education and career pathway development for our staff. With a purpose-built Education and Research Centre onsite, training is provided for medical, nursing and health & social care professionals. Employee benefits include a Pension and Sick Pay Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Credit Union and Private Health Care Scheme (voluntary participation), a restaurant with subsidised meals and free on-site parking. Both locations are within walking distance to bus and luas/dart routes.

Mission Matters at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services; we have an Employee Wellbeing Group, Diversity Group and Staff Council who strive to promote various initiatives to staff onsite, some of which include: Bootcamp Classes, Yoga Classes, Mindfulness, Education Sessions etc.

Application Form – Staff Nurse

Job Description – Staff Nurse