Staff Nurses – Full & Part Time Posts

at Galway Hospice (view profile)
Location Galway, Ireland
Date Posted January 11, 2018
Category Nursing
Job Type Permanent


Galway Hospice Foundation, Dublin Road, Renmore, Galway

Vacancy for Staff Nurses – Permanent Full Time & Part Time Posts

Full-time Hours – 39 hours per week

This post involves providing a nursing/palliative care service to the highest standards at Galway Hospice. Currently there are 18 inpatient beds, and further plans to relocate to a new purpose-built 26-bed in the medium-term. Essential requirements are as follows:


Minimum 2 years’ general post-registration experience
Palliative Care / Oncology Experience desirable
Higher Diploma / P. Dip. in Palliative Care Nursing (highly desirable)

Please note that the Higher Diploma in Palliative Nursing is available at N.U.I., Galway. The Hospice actively supports staff in pursuit of this qualification and would require the successful applicant to undertake the course.

The Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales and Allowances apply to this post. The current salary scale is €28,483 - €44,800 per annum. Please contact for an Application Form and Job Description.

Please do not return application forms by email. All application forms must be signed and returned by post or by delivery to Galway Hospice. Candidates are welcome to attach a CV but please note that all parts of the application form must be completed and signed.

Informal enquiries can be made by telephone to Mary Nash, Chief Executive, (091-770868) during normal office hours or by email to

Completed application form should be returned to the Chief Executive, Galway Hospice Foundation, Dublin Road Renmore, Galway, to arrive not later than 5pm Friday 15th December 2017. Forms received after that time and date will not be processed for this competition.

Galway Hospice Foundation is a dual-accredited specialist palliative care centre, holding CHKS accreditation (Standards for Hospice Services) and UKAS ISO 9001:2008 quality certification. Galway Hospice is the first hospice in Europe to receive the CHKS International Quality Award (2011, and again in 2014). The appointee to this post will be required to demonstrate an understanding of, and a commitment to, the maintenance and advancement of world-class standards in care delivery.

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