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LPNUR1929 - Staff Midwife

Hospital Applicable: 
Letterkenny University Hospital
Portiuncula University Hospital
Job Description: 

Job Title


Reference Number


Job Type




Staff Midwife




Permanent & Specified Purpose

Full and part time post


39 hours per week

Closing Date

12.00 noon on 29th November 2018

External / Internal



Galway & Donegal

HSE Area

HSE West

Staff Category



Portiuncula University Hospital & Letterkenny University Hospital

A panel may be created for Staff Midwife, Maternity Services, Letterkenny University Hospital & Portiuncula University Hospital from which permanent and specified purpose vacancies of full or part time duration may be filled.

Informal Enquiries

For Letterkenny University Hospital please contact:

Ms Marion Doogan, Assistant Director of Midwifery, Letterkenny University Hospital, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Phone:  0871918884 Email: 


For Portiuncula University Hospital please contact:

Anne Regan, Assistant Director of Midwifery, Portiuncula University Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. 

Phone No: 09096 25142. Email:

Application Details

Application by completed application form to Group Recruitment & Retention Office, Room 53, HR Building, Merlin Park University Hospital, Galway email use the subject line LPNUR1929.  Staff Midwife, Portiuncula University Hospital & Letterkenny University Hospital

Proposed Interview Dates

It is anticipated that interviews will be scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date. Skype interviews are also available should your reside abroad.  Candidates will normally be given at least one weeks' notice of interview. The timescale may be reduced in exceptional circumstances.


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must on the closing date:

  • Be registered in the Midwives Division of the Register of Nurses & Midwives maintained by Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland) or be entitled to be so registered


  • Have the clinical and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role

Post Specific Information

Demonstrate depth and breadth of post registration experience across the Staff Midwives scope of nursing practice in a number of settings including but not limited to:

  • Midwifery Procedures
  • Clinical Interventions
  • Patient Observations
  • Ward Management
  • Medicines
  • Clinical Governance & Administration


Closing Date: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018