Senior House Officer in Older Persons Services/ Geriatric Medicine

at Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services (view profile)
Location Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted June 5, 2019
Category Hospital vacancies
Job Type Contract


Senior House Officer in Older Persons Services/ Geriatric Medicine 

1.0WTE (39 hours)/ Fixed Term (08/07/2019 – 12/01/2020)

Based in Harold’s Cross 

A short term contract starting from 8th July March 2019 until 12th January 2020 is now available at Our Lady’s Hospice in Harold’s Cross. The successful candidate will be based in our Care of the Older Person inpatient units (Anna Gaynor House and Community Reablement Unit). Daily duties will include the admission and ongoing care of patients in the inpatient unit, working closely with the multidisciplinary team and under the supervision of the Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine. This post might be of particular interest to someone considering a career in Geriatric Medicine, General Practice or Palliative Medicine.

Essential Requirements

Full registration in the register of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland

Minimum 12 months post full registration experience

Excellent verbal & written communication skills 

Informal enquiries for this post to Dr Rόisίn Purcell:  HYPERLINK "" 

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

To apply for this position please forward your CV and a short motivation 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 5.00pm on Monday 24th June 2019

Department of Health & Children salary scales will apply for HSE funded posts.

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 Well-Being: Mindfulness, Care for Carers’ Sessions, Exercise Classes, promotion of national

awareness days and healthcare campaigns such as National Carers’ Week, Men’s Health, Breast Cancer Awareness, Mental Health Awareness, etc.

Employee Assistance Programme

Staff Council

Staff Priority Pledge

Health Service Credit Union (voluntary participation)

Private Health Care Scheme (voluntary participation)

Education and training for every discipline on-site in our purpose-built Education and Research Centre

Cycle to Work Scheme

Several bus routes within two minutes walking distance of both locations

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

A panel may be formed from which future positions (temporary, full time) may be filled in line with Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services’ panel management guidelines

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