Enable Ireland North East / Dublin South Services

Would you like the opportunity to work with a leading Irish national voluntary organisation?

Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides family support services for people with disabilities and their families, in partnership with the HSE and other State and voluntary agencies.


We are recruiting for a Staff Nurse/RGN/RCN (permanent and full-time) to support a young teenager who has a physical disability which is progressive, and requires daily nursing and health care assistance. Support is required in this young man’s home which is in the Clondalkin area of Dublin.

The role: The post holder will be responsible for the provision of an evening and night time nursing service to service users in their own home and in their local community. Candidates must demonstrate understanding and empathy to the recipient of the service, a keen interest in working within a caring environment, and will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Essential criteria for the successful candidate:
× A recognised validated University Degree or an equivalent qualification in General, Childrens and/or Intellectual Disability Nursing.
× Must be registered with An Bord Altranais.
× Be eligible to work in the state.
× Minimum of one year’s experience preferably in a similar area of practice.

Desirable criteria for the successful candidate:
× Experience working with children and adults with disabilities and their families.

Some of the Duties & Responsibilities include:
 Responsible for the day-to-day management of the medical/nursing intervention using researched based practice.
 Deliver a high standard of nursing care to the assigned service user and their family, within a best practice/evidence based framework.
 Ability to care for children with respiratory difficulties, epilepsy, tracheotomies, and life limiting illness.

If you think you would like this position, we’d really like to hear from you.
By clicking on the APPLY NOW button you will be directed to the careers section of our website www.enableireland.ie where you can download an application form/job description/person specification and will find instructions on how to apply.
Alternatively please contact us by phone (046-9029845) or email admin.northeast@enableireland.ie to obtain an application form and details on how to apply.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Wednesday 4th September 2019.
(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted)

A panel may be formed for similar vacancies that may arise within the next year.

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

• The post will be subject to reference checks and may be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance, as relevant
• Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
• Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
• The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position. Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right to change this prior to appointment


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