Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNSp) – Community Palliative Care Team (CPCT)

at Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services (view profile)
Location Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted May 8, 2019
Category Nursing
Job Type Contract


Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNSp) – Community Palliative Care Team (CPCT)

2 x 1.0 WTE (39 hours) Specified Purpose contracts (approx. 12 months)

1 x 0.5WTE (19.5 hours) Indefinite Duration contract

Based in Harold’s Cross

Opportunities are now available to Registered General Nurses, with the relevant knowledge, skills and qualifications, who wish to develop their career to that of Clinical Nurse Specialist in palliative care. The successful candidate will join an established Community Palliative Care Team, and develop as an autonomous practitioner leading in the delivery of comprehensive person-centred palliative care. 

A panel will be formed for future vacancies in Blackrock / Harold’s Cross CPCT.  This may be of interest to Specialist Palliative Care CNS wishing to gain experience in the community setting.

Essential Requirements

Registered General Nurse with NMBI

Hold a relevant (minimum level 8) post-graduate qualification in Palliative Care

Five years post registration experience

Two years recent experience in Specialist Palliative Care.

Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development

Car owner with a full drivers licence 

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

A detailed Job Description and Person Specification and application form are available from our website or from the Human Resources Department by e-mail:  HYPERLINK "" or by phone (01) 491 2594.

To apply, please complete an Application Form and forward with a copy of your Curriculum Vitae and a short cover letter, by email to  HYPERLINK "" or by post to: Dominika Omiko, Manpower Manager, Human Resources Department, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W.

Latest date for receipt of applications is 9.00am  on Friday 31st May 2019

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.

Why work at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services?

Opportunity to work in a modern, inclusive and friendly environment

Continuous education, career pathway development and mentoring programme

Pension and Sick Pay scheme

Flexible working arrangements

Free on-site parking

Restaurant with subsidised meals

Employee Wellbeing: Mindfulness, Carer for Carer’s Relaxation Sessions, Exercise Classes, Massage Therapy, Health Checks and promotion of national  awareness days and healthcare campaigns such as National Carer’s Week, Men’s Health, Breast Cancer Awareness, Mental Health Awareness etc.

Employee Assistance Programme

Staff Council

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