HSE Mental Health Staff Nurse Vacancies Across Dublin, Ireland


The Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment team are seeking experienced and newly qualified HSE Mental Health Staff Nurses for full-time, permanent positions across the North and South of Dublin, Ireland.


The Health Service Executive (HSE) provides a wide range of mental health services – these services have seen dramatic changes and developments over the past twenty years. HSE mental health services include: inpatient and outpatient hospital treatment, community care, and home care. The HSE continuously focus on the development of better care and a more supportive service to individuals with mental illness.


Ongoing Skype interviews are conducted for positions across the following specialties:

  • Adult, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Community Care
  • Psychiatry of Old Age
  • and Dual Diagnosis



These full-time Staff Nurse positions are available across Dublin, at the following locations:



St. John of God Hospital – Stillorgan, Co. Dublin

Saint John of God Hospital is an acute psychiatric teaching hospital with 183 in-patient beds. The hospital is one of the leading European providers in mental health treatment and care – providing innovative and effective treatment programmes for people suffering from mental health problems. The Hospital provides specialist services in areas such as: Substance Misuse, Psychotic Disorders, Eating Disorders, Psychiatry of Later Life, and Adolescent Disorders.


Jonathan Swift Clinic, St. James’s Hospital – St. James’s Street, Dublin 8

The Jonathan Swift Clinic (JSC) provides services to a population of approximately 136,000 in Dublin South City and suburbs. The catchment area includes all of Dublin 8 and parts of Dublin 6, 12, 14 and 16. Services at the JSC are based on a multidisciplinary team treatment model. Each team comprises of a Consultant Psychiatrist, registrar, psychiatric nurse, community psychiatric nurse, social worker, and occupational therapist.


Department of Psychiatry, the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin – Tallaght, Dublin 24

The Department of Psychiatry provides 24 hour scheduled and emergency psychiatric services for a catchment of 262,000, including Tallaght, Ballyfermot, Clondalkin and Crumlin. The Department has a 52 bedded inpatient unit and several community mental health centres located in the community. Some services provided by the Department include: Community Mental Health services, Psychiatry of Later Life Service, Rehabilitation Service, MHID, Acute in-patient assessment and admission.


Linn Dara Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services – Cherry Orchard Hospital, Dublin 10.

Linn Dara is a state of the art Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) Inpatient Unit for young people under the age of 18. The unit consists of two 11 bedded Units and a two bedded high observation unit. It serves a population of 0.55 million in North West Dublin, South West Dublin, South Inner City and County Kildare. Linn Dara is located on the Cherry Orchard Hospital campus, Dublin 10. The unit also provides an Adolescent Day Service and a Paediatric Liaison Service. Linn Dara is a supportive, structured and therapeutic environment for young people.


Positions are also available at Newcastle Hospital – Greystones, Co. Wicklow and Clonskeagh Hospital, Vergemount, Dublin 6.



Ashlin Centre Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, located at Beaumont Hospital – Beaumont, Dublin

The Ashlin Centre is a purpose built and uniquely designed inpatient psychiatric unit for North Dublin Mental Health Services, serving a population of approximately 250,000 people. The unit is located on the Beaumont Hospital Campus. The centre provides accommodation for 44 patients across 2 units. The Joyce Unit consists if 38 general adult psychiatric beds and the Sheehan Unit has six psychiatry of old age beds. The centre also has an extensive activities area including an Art room, project room, sensory room, conference room and 4 courtyard gardens.


About Dublin

Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, is located on the east coast of the country. It is a vibrant and fast paced city with lots to see and do. Dublin is very diverse and is well-known as one of the friendliest cities in the world!

There is wide variety of things to see and do in Dublin city and its surrounding areas. For more information about Dublin city and county, visit www.visitdublin.com.


Salary and Benefits


  • Salary from €31,067 – €45,086 (depending on experience). Additional pay for shift differentials
  • Full-time, permanent positions – 39 hours per week
  • 24 paid annual leave days, plus 9 public holidays
  • Up to €1500 relocation expenses reimbursed*
  • Accommodation assistance provided*
  • NMBI reimbursement fee of up to €495*
  • Funded post graduate education as appropriate to the needs of the service and ongoing educational opportunities*
  • 100% Free Recruitment – no fees charged to nurses


Candidate Requirements


  • Valid registration with the Psychiatric division of NMBI or eligibility to register
  • Degree or Diploma in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Academic IELTS is required for nurses who have trained outside of the European Union (EU). Required Scores: Overall band score 7, Speaking 7, Writing 7, Reading 6.5, and Listening 6.5
  • Newly qualified nurses are welcome to apply
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patient centred approach to nursing care


How to apply for a HSE Mental Health Staff Nurse Position in Dublin?

Please email your CV and Academic IELTS results (if applicable) to info@kcrjobs.com or call us in confidence on

+353 1 671 5557 (Ireland) or +44 207 8338830 (UK)


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