We are hiring qualified nurses

Do you want to increase your skills as a Registered Nurse? An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of a dedicated team caring for an individual in the community using a person-centred approach.  All staff will receive extensive, advanced training prior to commencing work.

Job Description

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Providing the highest standard of care to the client in their own home.
  • Provide skilled assessment and intervention for children with chronic, complex and/or life-threatening conditions and their families.
  • Provide clinical consultation as active member of interdisciplinary care team.
  • Attend to system dynamics of the health care delivery network to foster best use of resources, effective service delivery, and patient and family satisfaction.
  • Ensure compliance with practice standards and codes.
  • Advocate for interventions that alleviate burden and facilitate coping for chronic illness.
  • Collaborate with family and team to identify options, goals and priorities for care for advanced care planning.

Essential Criteria

  • Must be registered with An Bord Altranais
  • Minimum of two years post-registration experience in hospital, community or nursing home setting
  • Experience working with children or adults with disabilities
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Desire to work in community setting
  • Thorough knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations

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Bluebird Care announce new job opportunities nationwide

National recruitment campaign underway with 370 new roles across the Republic of Ireland

  • Bluebird Care to increase its service delivery by 20 percent
  • A range of new roles, including Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants required in all locations
  • Recruitment fairs to take place across the country including in Galway, Wexford and the across the Dublin region

Bluebird Care, one of Ireland’s leading providers of homecare, is proud to announce that over the coming months, it will create over 370 jobs in its 26 offices across the country, growing its health and social care team by over 20 per cent. Set up in Ireland in 2007, these new jobs will support Bluebird Care in the delivery of person-centred care to even more individuals, with very diverse needs, within the home setting and local community.

Managing Director of Bluebird Care Brian MacGoey said “We are delighted to announce an increase in the range and type of services across the country by adding an additional 370 people to our existing staffing complement. The diverse nature of our range of services means that we can deliver safe, effective care in the customers own home which is often their preferred choice. This dynamic work environment, therefore offers interesting, flexible, and rewarding employment opportunities for key care staff, and in this regard, we are delighted to be in a position to announce our plans to recruit enthusiastic, caring people to our organisation”.

About Bluebird Care Staff

Before entering the workplace all Bluebird Care staff:

  • Are personally interviewed
  • Vigorously reference checked (including all previous employers)
  • Must have received acceptable Garda Clearance
  • Must have a 3rd level qualification in a relevant health related subject
  • Must attend and complete comprehensive Induction, Orientation and Manual Handling training
  • Must complete shadowing module with experienced senior staff and Supervisors

All staff are employed directly by Bluebird Care; thus Bluebird Care deal with the administering of payroll, taxes, PRSI and provide comprehensive public liability and employers liability insurance.

Bluebird Care always have staff on call and one of the benefits of using Bluebird Care is that we can sustain our services at short notice, even if a staff member is unable to work as planned. Bluebird Care staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if any emergencies should arise.

Welcoming the announcement of the creation of 370 new roles, Tánaiste and Minister for Job, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD said “I am delighted that Bluebird Care is expanding its workforce by 20 per cent. Indeed, I am especially pleased to see the creation of jobs across the country. Bluebird’s commitment to hiring in the local community and offering to train local people up to care for those most vulnerable in their community is to be commended.”