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.  We 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.  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?

Current Job Vacancies:

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
  • wants to work in the only home in Ireland dedicated to dementia care
  • 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.

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

2. Health care assistants 

We require someone who:

  • is intuitive, emotionally intelligent, spontaneous and flexible
  • is aware of what matters most in life
  • wants to work in the only home in Ireland dedicated to dementia care
  • Have a Fetac level 5 in health care, or be on the journey to completion
3.Household Assistant

You are a person who; 

  • is willing to be the ‘mammy’ or ‘daddy’ of the lodge
  • Will undertake general housekeeping and manage the meal times
  • is aware of what matters most in life
  • wants to work in the only home in Ireland dedicated to dementia care

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

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

We look forward to hearing from you!

For full job descriptions  or to submit  CV contact;

Elaine Byrne , email to elaine.byrne@sjog.ien  or call 01 282 3000, by post to Saint Joseph’s Shankill, Crinken Lane, Shankill,Co Dublin.

Volunteer Roles available:

TrioBike Volunteer 

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Activities and Hospitality Volunteers and Day Trip Volunteers

Activities brighten people’s day, stimulate memories and learning and ensures socialisation and interaction between all our residents living with dementia. Or we need volunteers to accompany us on our days out as we visit local amenities is always lots of fun!

Entertainers

Do you play a musical instrument or are you a singer? Do you have a talent that could entertain small or large groups of people? Perhaps you are a magician or a poet, a juggler or a ventriloquist or maybe you simply enjoy tickling the ivories and making tunes. If you have a talent and would like to share it with our residents, why not volunteer with us today?

Fundraising Volunteers

Can you assist the Fundraising Manager in organising events, administration of the events and establishing connections with corporate donors / companies? Do you know companies or people that would like to help a local organisation making a real difference in the lives of people with dementia?

Administration and Reception Volunteers

Administration volunteers will be required to use their IT skills and administration skills to assist us with the office jobs of Saint Joseph’s Centre. If you think you could spare some time to help us during the day, we certainly can give you plenty to keep you busy!  Or do you have a winning smile? Are you welcoming and hospitable? If so, this is the perfect volunteer role for you – come and be a part of the team of volunteers who welcome visitors and families to Saint Joseph’s Centre every day, outside of office hours.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please contact Niamh Moore on +353 1 282 3000 or email niamh.moore@sjog.ie