Each year the Áras, together with Údarás na Gaeltachta, funds several nursing bursaries for native Irish speakers. Since 2010 the Gradam Áras Chois Fharraige has awarded grants of nearly €20,000 to local young people embarking on a career in nursing . The closing date for this year's Gradam is September 30th, 2016.
If you are committed to the highest standards in elderly care and want to progress your career in a modern community-based care home, where staff are valued, then contact Áras Chois Fharraige. Irish-speaking applicants are particularly welcome.
We offer our staff a great work environment and the opportunity for ongoing professional development. Many of our health care assistants undertake the nursing qualification at NUIG after beginning their career at Áras Chois Fharraige.
We are always interested in receiving applications from nurses and health care assistants, who are committed to the highest standards in elderly care. Below are job specifications.
Clinical Nurse Manager
Standards of Excellence are of utmost importance in the delivery of care to meet all residents' needs. This is an opportunity for a Senior Staff Nurse to move and advance into the role of CNM. Good Management & Nursing Skills are essential with an appropriate knowledge base of Regulations, Standards & HIQA requirements. Current Registration with NMBI essential and a Diploma in Gerontology desirable. Apply with CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for an interview.