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St. Aidan’s Day Care Centre - Relief Staff Nurses

St. Aidan’s Day Care Centre - Relief Staff Nurses

We currently have exciting opportunities for experienced, motivated, organised and dedicated Staff Nurses to join our Relief Nursing Panel.  Applicants must have experience working with people with an intellectual disability and have the ability to put appropriate support plans in place.  Candidates must be innovative in their approach and take responsibility for the provision of a high-quality person-centred service in line with H.I.Q.A. Standards. Be committed to the promotion of social inclusion and community participation.   The successful candidates will be responsible for providing relief cover across our wide range of services i.e. day, residential and respite.   Hours will involve variable shift patterns to include day evening and unsociable hours.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To facilitate and implement a person-centered approach for the individuals we support appropriate to their wishes and goals
  • To promote and protect the rights of the individuals we support in a manner that respects their dignity, their right to make choices and their privacy
  • To managing complex, responsive behaviours and developing appropriate support plans
  • To actively seek new interests and opportunities for people to develop meaningful roles in their communities
  • To ensure the overall wellbeing of the individuals we support in all areas of their lives including health and personal care
  • To assist in the teaching of life skills in cooking, budgeting, cleaning & building confidence.
  • Knowledge and previous experience of using crisis prevention techniques
  • A knowledge of the HIQA regulations and standards
  • A passion for promoting and empowering those you support
  • A team player wiling to lone work as well as working as part of a team

Qualifications & Essential Requirements:

  • Applicants must hold current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ireland: RPN, RGN, RNID qualification
  • Available to work over a seven-day work period
  • Hold a full driving licence and willing to drive company vehicles
  • Post qualification experience of working with adults with intellectual disability is desirable

To Apply:  Email your CV and cover letter referencing the Job Ref No. SARSN4/2022-3 to [email protected]


 Short listing of candidates will apply

 A panel may be formed from this campaign from which further vacancies which may arise will be filled.

 Closing Date for receipt of applications is: 2nd May 2022

 St. Aidan’s Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer