Nurse – Permanent

“Enabling people with an intellectual disability to have full and meaningful lives through quality person centred services in partnership with families”

Delta Centre is recruiting a Nurse to provide holistic, person-centred nursing care, promoting optimum independence, enhancing the quality of life for service users with intellectual, physical or sensory disability in all aspects of daily living.

Qualifications Required:

  • Be a Registered Nurse Intellectual Disability (RNID) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) which is desirable.


  • Be a Registered General Nurse (RGN) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).


  • Be entitled to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).


  • Have the clinical and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role.
  • Full clean drivers’ licence.

Skills, Competencies and/or Knowledge Required:

Candidates must:

  • Demonstrates sufficient clinical knowledge, clinical reasoning skills and evidence-based practice to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role.
  • Practices nursing care safely and effectively, fulfilling her / his professional responsibility within her / his scope of practice.
  • Practices in accordance with legislation affecting nursing practice
  • Demonstrates the ability to plan and organise effectively
  • Demonstrate a commitment to providing a quality service.
  • Demonstrate the ability to build and maintain relationships including the ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates effective analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, including sufficient command of the English language to effectively carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role
  • Demonstrates evidence of ability to empathise with and treat patients, relatives and colleagues with dignity and respect
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuing professional development
  • Demonstrate a willingness to engage and develop IT skills relevant to the role

A copy of the Job specification is available from: and

Apply for this position by submitting a current CV and cover letter to: Delta Centre, Strawhall, Carlow or email

Closing date for applications is Friday 26th February 2021.

Please click on this link to view the Nurse Job specification