• General Nurses (With Pediatric Experience) Kilkenny
  • OSP Recruitment in Kilkenny, , Ireland
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

OSP Recruitment is an Irish-owned and operated recruitment agency. We are approved and licenced by the Workplace Relations Commission Ireland and adhere to the Department of Health’s Code of Practice on the recruitment of overseas nurses and midwives. We are dedicated to helping both our clients and candidates in finding what they are looking for. Whether it be a new job, a new career, or a new highly qualified employee, our team of experienced professionals are here to provide assistance. Through our tailored services, we strive to meet the needs of both clients and candidates by identifying suitable, highly skilled personnel for our clients, and relevant roles for our candidates.

Our goal is to provide our clients with the highest calibre of candidates from across the world and help our candidates secure their ideal roles within the Healthcare Sector.

At OSP, we understand that the key to a company’s success lies in its personnel. We are committed to providing our partners with... the most qualified and experienced professionals. We also provide our international candidates with a comprehensive relocation service, ensuring that they have everything they need to commence their new career in Ireland with ease.

The Role

Location: Nationwide

Job Title: Community Nurse

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Job Title: Community Nurse

Reporting To: Nurse reports directly to the Nurse Manager or designate

Purpose of Role: Work within a community setting caring for a child or adult with complex medical needs. Care is provided in the client’s own home and the nurse will deliver excellent ongoing care, in a stable environment

Contract: Permanent Full Time

• To provide a professional, high quality and safe service to clients with complex medical needs in their home.
• As part of a team and in consultation with the family ensure that the totality of the client’s needs are met in a child/young adult centred way.
• To support individuals to live as independent as possible within their own homes and community, ensuring each individual has the opportunity for development.
• Professional engagement with clients is focused in generating quality relationships, which are supportive and life enhancing.
• Provide opportunities of choice, self-advocacy and participation in matters relating to their home as well as facilitating access to community services and facilities.
• Provide support to each client with all aspects of everyday living including personal care and hygiene.
• Assessment and delivery client care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of care plans.
• Ensure that the nursing practices within the homecare setting comply with nursing policies and procedures and maintain high standards of nursing practice.
• Adhere to evidence-based practice of nursing according to the Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives of the NMBI.
• Ensure that all issues relating to the implementation of clinical governance are addressed.
• Maintain and review the standards of care on a regular basis.
• Participate in any changes which need to be implemented to improve the service following complaints and take appropriate risk management action.
• Respond to complaints following the complaints procedure.
• Provide education and support working within the team setting with the Healthcare Assistants.
• To attend all mandatory training and updates in clinical practice.
• Receive and relate complex clinical information to the Nurse Manager, based on the client’s clinical condition and interventions being carried out.
• To complete accurate and professional clinical notes pertaining to the client
• To be aware of safe working conditions and implement safe working practices in all work areas and report potential hazards, incidents and concerns in a professional and timely manner.
• Report all incidents/near misses, equipment repair requirements and illnesses to the Nurse Manager.
• Adhere to relevant policies and procedures.
• The nurse is expected to behave in a professional manner at all times, and to act as an ambassador for the company.

Ideal Profile

Qualifying Criteria
• A registered nurse, Children’s/General/Intellectual Disability
• NMBI Decision Letter
• Clinical children and/ or adult experience and homecare experience advantageous
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently
• Flexible
• Person Care Centred

Salary and Remuneration Package

Successful candidates will be offered the following package;

Permanent Full Time Employment Contract

Typical earnings of between €38,000 and €46,000 per annum depending on experience. These figures are calculated on a basic hourly day rate and do not include night rate, weekend or bank holiday premium.

Minimum Day Rate €18.80 per Hour

Minimum Night Rate €23.50 Per Hour

Sunday and Bank Holiday Premiums paid

Minimum Bank Holiday Day rate €37-45 Per Hour depending on experience

Minimum Bank Holiday Night rate €42-51 Per Hour depending on experience

Guarantee of 39 hours a week with option to work above your contracted hours

Paid annual leave

NMBI Application & Registration – fee reimbursed €495

RCSI Aptitude Test – fee reimbursed €2,800

RCSI Preparation and Mandatory Training €1,000

Airfare to Ireland reimbursed €800

Entry Visa – Fee reimbursed

Atypical Working Scheme Fee Paid €250

Critical Skills Permit Application Fee Paid - €1,000

Initial Accommodation provided on arrival to Ireland

Meet and greet service at the airport by your Client Care Manager (RGN/RCN) on arrival and transport to accommodation

Free accommodation provided for a period of up to 6 weeks

Support in preparation for successful completion of RCSI Adaptation exam

Free training with the Organisations’ Training Academy - this covers a range of refresher nurse training and bespoke training for complex nursing care supports tailored for Community Care Nursing and Homecare

Other Employment Benefits
• Regional Manager and Nurse Manager support.
• Clinical Tutor who will deliver training accredited by the NMBI.
• Paid continuous professional development.
• 24/7 on-call support.
• Health and well-being forum.
• Rewards employee discounts.
• Employee Assistance Programme 24/7
• Weekly pay one week in arrears
• Manager clinical supervision and team meetings
• Option to work above your contractual hours
• Promotional opportunities

You will be expected to work a minimum of 39-hours per week, worked between Monday to Sunday, both day and night shifts.

Any job offer is subject to the following;
• NMBI Decision Letter.
• English Language Test with required scores, OET / IELTS.
• Your commitment to provide the necessary time & study to successfully complete your RCSI Aptitude Test.
• Declaration of any criminal offences, and valid police clearance certificate from your home state / country.
• Successful Garda Vetting ( Irish Police ) Complete on arrival
• Medical Declaration and Occupational Health Clearance – Any Medical Conditions to be declared at interview.
• Hepatitis B Vaccination Certificate.
• Covid Vaccination Certificate.
• Two written references, one which must be from current employer, and one from previous employer.
• Copy of your passport, which must be in date for a minimum of 30 months.
• To apply for this position please forward your CV, NMBI DL, OET/IELTS and passport to [email protected]

What's on Offer?
• Work in a company with a solid track record of performance
• A role that offers a breadth of learning opportunities
• Opportunity to make a positive impact
• Typical earnings of €45,000 – €50,000 per annum
• Sunday and Bank Holiday Premiums paid
• Permanent Full Time Contract of Employment o Minimum Day Rate €19.00
Kilkenny Ireland


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