Nurse Psychiatric Dublin South Mental Health

  • Job Reference: 73624 S28
  • Date Posted: 18 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Website:
  • Location: Dublin South
  • Salary: €45,000 to €48,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Mental Health Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse Dublin South hospital Mental Health

A long established hospital in South Dublin providing treatment, care, and support to adults with severe and enduring mental health needs. Thee only facility in Ireland that also provides high level of specialised care for people with Huntington's disease.

Responsibilities will include:

Practice nursing in accordance with the professional code as laid down by An Bord Altranais and the organisations policies and procedures.
Ensure safe custody, accurate recording and administration of drugs in accordance with established the physical, psychological, sociocultural, spiritual and vocational needs of the patient/resident. Plan, implement and evaluate individualized patient care programmes within the agreed framework for practice.
Adapt a collaborative approach to patient care through the co-ordination of care and interventions provided by other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
Participate in clinical induction, teaching and education programmes for support staff.
Maintain appropriate and accurate records regarding patient care.
Follow appropriate rules of authority within the nurse management structure.
Take management responsibility for the unit in the absence of the clinical nurse manager.
Participate as a team member in all aspects of patient care and delegate work to team members as appropriate.

The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

NMBI Registered Nurse (with An Bord Altranais or with eligibility to register).
Possess post registration nursing experience in adult mental health services/rehabilitation mental services services/community based mental health services.
Have established clinical experience in the area of mental health rehabilitation and serious and enduring mental health conditions.
Possess the requisite knowledge and ability including a high standard of suitability and clinical, managerial and administrative competencies.
Possess a strong knowledge of the Mental Health Commission requirements.
Energetic individual with clinical experience in working with a team of diverse clinicians and strong knowledge of the concepts and operation of clinical governance.
Ability to lead, teach, manage, participate and play a key role in the practice education of student nurses and healthcare staff and promote and engage in the teaching/training/support of others as appropriate.

Benefits include:

Family friendly working arrangements
Fixed roster patterns
Generous healthcare staff shift premiums (25% night duty, double time Sundays and bank holidays)
Contributory pension
Career development
Comprehensive training programmes
Further education supports
On-site library and research facility
Rmployee well-being programme
Employee Assistance Programme
Free onsite staff parking
Subsidized restaurant
Cycle to work scheme
Tax saver commuter tickets

For immediate interview please email CV to:

We also have many jobs open at present for Clinical Nurse Managers and Directors of Nursing in the following locations: Cavan, Clare, Cork, Dublin, Dublin North, Dublin South, Dublin West, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Limerick, Louth, Meath, Mayo, Monaghan, Waterford, Wexford, Wicklow, Westmeath, Ireland, Republic of Ireland

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