Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment
14 Jul 2016
GALWAY, Galway, Ireland
Theatre nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
35000 Per year
Closing date:
13 Jan 2017

Immediate Permanent, Full Time Vacancies for Theatre Staff Nurses (RGN) - Scrub



****Accommodation Allowance given - up to €450****


Galway University Hospitals (GUH)

Galway University Hospitals (GUH), comprising of University Hospital Galway (UHG) and Merlin Park University Hospital (MPUH), provide a comprehensive range of services to emergency and elective patients on an inpatient, outpatient and day care basis across the two sites. UHG and MPUH together employ approximately 3,000 whole time equivalent staff. It is a designated supra regional centre, serves a catchment area in the region of one million people from Donegal to Tipperary North. HSE - West accounts for almost one quarter of the Irish population and Galway accounts for a quarter of this. Galway University Hospitals also has strong links with the National University of Ireland, Galway, (NUIG) for the training of medical, nursing and other health professionals and is the site for extensive academic training and research


  • At least 6 months experience in theatre - Scrub only
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Ireland


Benefits for nurses are as follows;

  • Salary: as per HSE scale commencing at €27,483– €43,800 per annum increases depending on years of experience
  • Additional pay for shift differentials
  • Permanent, full-time pensionable contracts
  • 24 days Annual Leave plus 9 Public Holidays
  • 39 Hours per week
  • Accommodation Allowance given - up to €450
  • Assistance with accommodation – average rent per room €280pcm
  • Professional development and educational opportunities
  • Opportunity to complete Higher Diploma in ICU and Theatres, fully funded, with close links to NUIG
  • Opportunity to join the HSE Pension scheme
  • Within walking distance of the picturesque City of Galway
  • Within easy reach of Shannon, Knock and Dublin airports

Why Galway City:
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safe charming streets, shopping and nightlife, Galway will refresh
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About Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment

Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment is a leading healthcare direct placement company which has been in operation since 1990. We specialise in the recruitment of registered nurses, midwives and allied health professionals, for many of the largest teaching hospitals in Ireland, and the UK. We are located in Dublin and London.

Our client hospitals are carefully chosen so as to ensure that candidates receive the best possible opportunities for career development, further education and the offer of an opportunity to experience working in different countries and cultures.

To ensure this we:

•Organise an interview with hospital personnel

•Negotiate the best contract for you - including salary and benefits

•Assist with Registration and Visa Applications

•Arrange subsidised accommodation

•Assist with travel arrangements and ensure that you are greeted at the airport

•We appoint a consultant to deal with you on an individual basis from the time you contact us

We ensure that a full orientation is given to all of our candidates prior to their departure, which will allow you to meet your future colleagues. We always endeavour to send our candidates in small groups which takes the anxiety out of travelling and working in a new and strange environment.

The team at Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment understands that relocation to a foreign country should be exciting and as stress free as possible. Our experienced consultants are all from a healthcare background and have travelled and worked extensively overseas. We therefore have a keen understanding of the huge step you are about to take, and can offer expertise and advice on what you can expect with regards to culture shock and work experience.

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