Staff Nurse – Intellectual Disability Service

Job Title & Grade: Staff Nurse – Intellectual Disability Service
Interview Date: 18/07/2023
Informal enquires : Louise Butler, Assistant Director of Nursing and Social Care
Email :
Location of Post : Peamount Healthcare, Newcastle, Co. Dublin

Details of Service :

Peamount Healthcare is an independent voluntary organisation that provides a range of high-quality health and social care services. We help people return home after a serious illness, we provide safe and homely residential care for those who need it, and we support people to live as independently as possible in the community.

Peamount Healthcare is committed to the following values:

§ Person Centered – seeing each person as unique, giving them a voice and focusing on ability.

§ Respect – creating a supportive environment where everyone is given courteous and respectful care and support.

§ Excellence – enabling interdisciplinary teams to deliver high quality integrated care, meaningful outcomes with a focus on continuous improvement.

§ Team working – fostering an inclusive, healthy working environment where people are valued and recognised for their individual and shared achievements.

§ Quality improvement – supporting teams to embed continuous improvement methodology as part of everything we do.

§ Education & Research – partnering with academia to support education, learning, research and evidence-based care.

Reporting Relationship :
Assistant Director of Nursing and Social Care
Clinical Nurse Managers 1, 2 & 3
Person In Charge
Purpose of Post : To provide holistic support to residents living in Peamount Healthcare Intellectual Disability Services
Eligibility Criteria Qualifications & Experience :

Candidates must:

  •  Be registered in the Intellectual Disability Nurse Division of the live Register of Nurses kept by An Bord Altranais or be entitled to be so registered;


Have the clinical and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role.

Note: Post holders must maintain annual registration with An Bord Altranais

  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Skills, Competencies and Knowledge : :
  • Ability to apply knowledge (assessment)
  • Ability to understand needs
  • Ability to build interpersonal relationships (communication)
  • Ability to lead a team