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SNCCP2021 - Staff Nurse (Critical Care Nursing Career Pathway 2021)

Hospital Applicable: 
Mayo University Hospital
Job Description: 

Grade Code:




Hse Area:

HSE West Saolta University Health Care Group

Staff Category:


Contract Type:

Specified purpose for 2 years initially, whole time



Proposed Interview Dates:

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Candidates will normally be given at least one weeks’ notice of interview. The timescale may be reduced in exceptional circumstances.

Informal Enquiries:

Ms. Joanne Carolan, Clinical Facilitator, Mayo University Hospital        094 904 2426

Closing Date:

10.00am on 27th November 2020

Location Details:

Initial assignment to Mayo University Hospital


A panel may be created from this campaign for Mayo University Hospital.


Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar, Co. Mayo is currently accepting applications from September/October 2020 newly graduated Registered General Nurses to join our new clinical career development pathway.

The Hospital in partnership with the National University Ireland – Galway (NUIG) is offering an exciting opportunity for newly qualified general nurses to join a pilot programme of structured clinical experience with enrolment in a post graduate Diploma in Theatre Nursing, Critical Care or Emergency Care with NUIG.

Successful candidates will commence as registered nurses with us in January 2021 and will gain six month blocks of experience in Theatres, Intensive Care and Emergency Department over a two year period. At the end of the programme in December 2022 each individual will take up permanent posts in one of the three critical care areas and will have had the opportunity to complete a formal post graduate academic award.

The work based learning programme will provide each member of staff support through a structured clinical learning programme with the support of a Clinical Educator and the opportunity to experience two weeks experience in a level four service during across Ireland during each of the three placement areas.

During the programme all candidates will enrol on a post graduate diploma programme with NUIG.

Application Details

Completed application to be returned by EMAIL ONLY to


Candidates should note that there can be a time delay in receiving email applications.  We recommend that applicants returning an application by email should allow a minimum of 1 hour for their application to reach by the closing time of 10.00am on 27th November 2020.  Applications will not be accepted after this date and time, no exceptions will be made. You will receive an acknowledgement by email that your application form has been received during office hours. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, it means that we have not received your application and would strongly advise you to contact this office before the closing date for the campaign.

Please ensure you read in full, the instructions for the completion of this application form and complete all areas, including the supplementary questions section, in full. Failure to complete all areas of the application form may result in you not being brought forward to the interview stage of the selection process.

Post Specific Related Information 

Please ensure you download, save and read the Job Specification, Additional Campaign Information as well the Application Form. All of these documents are located at the bottom of this advertisement. We strongly recommend that you read the Job Specification before completing your application form. Full details on this campaign plus the answers to many queries such as: Am I eligible to apply? Where are the posts?  What will my salary be?  If I apply what happens next? are available in the document Additional Campaign Information for this recruitment campaign. We strongly recommend that you read the information in this document carefully before making an application. Take time to read through the various sections, which take you through the process from beginning to end.

Closing Date: 
Friday, November 27, 2020