Join the team

At Saint Joseph’s Shankill we aspire to lead the way in dementia care in Ireland.  We have created six new homes especially for people living with dementia; these lodges are a home from home for our residents and are the foundations for our vision of becoming Ireland’s first ever dementia village.  Our staff care for our residents in a very specific way depending on their needs and their stage of dementia and we focus on making them know they matter to us.  So we need the very best people to join the team!

The right people will to ensure that all our residents living with dementia, feel wanted and needed, supported and loved and most of all that they feel alive.

Are you one of these people, that can make a difference every day?

We are currently seeking to appoint the following:
1. Staff Nurses
We require someone who:
  • has the vision to lead a person centred team
  • is intuitive, emotionally intelligent, spontaneous and flexible
  • is aware of what matters most in life
The successful candidate should be flexible and committed and fulfil the following criteria:
  • be registered with An Bord Altranais
  • demonstrate excellent communication (both verbal and written), organisational skills, flexibility and commitment

Experience in care of the elderly/ dementia would be an advantage.

A full job description is available on request from Human Resources Department on 01 277 1509 or by email to

Informal enquiries to Ms. Norma Sheehan, Director of Nursing, on 01 271 9200.

To apply, please forward full curriculum vitae to:

Adrian Doherty
Human Resource Officer
Saint John of God Hospital
Co Dublin.

A panel will be formed from which future vacancies may be filled.
We are an equal opportunities organisation.