Staff Nurse - Addiction & HomelessServices Dublin

Job-type Permanent
Salary €37000 - €47000 per annum
Contact Brenda Freeney
Email email Brenda
Reference J357779
Date Published 12 days ago
We are currently recruiting a Staff Nurse to work in a Residential Detox & Addiction Services in Dublin City Centre

Position Staff Nurse
LocationDublin 8
Salary: HSE 2021 Payscales
Contract Permanent - Full Time
Roster Monday - Friday (9am - 5pm)

TTM Healthcare have partnered with Ireland's leading homeless and addiction services who have a new vacancy for a Staff Nurse.

Nursing Opportunities:

We are currently recruiting for nurses to work across our services including Housing First and Addiction Services. Flexible working hours and locations nationwide are available.

Established in 1983, the charity works with individuals at risk of, or experiencing homelessness, primarily in the Dublin region. The Trust provides a wide range of services in the areas of prevention, housing, homelessness, under 18s residential and drug treatment.

Nursing Responsibilities:

To lead on the dispensing, storage and recording of medication in line with best practice
Uphold all agreed quality standards and participate in the evaluation and audit of services in order to improve quality, standards of care and ensure clinical effectiveness.
To be cognisant of and comply with the An Board Altranais code of professional conduct.
Deliver nursing care to participants over a 24-hour rostered period.
Provide the health education/health promotion service to clients.
In conjunction with the duty team, deliver nursing care to clients in line with Residential Community Detox policies, procedures and systems ensuring they meet the requirements of the key service objectives.
Ensure Nursing registration requirements are maintained.

To provide direct support to participants through:

Intervention, support and supervision;
As part of a multi-disciplinary duty team in a residential crisis intervention Service, to provide health assessment, to plan, implement and evaluate care plans and to provide direct nursing and social care to drug users in crisis.
Provide the health education/health promotion service to clients.
When required, advocacy and referral to community services;
Supervising the behaviour of the participants at all times;
Liaising with the appropriate staff in accessing move-on accommodation for the participants;
Planning recreational and/or group activities.
To offer key working sessions on an ongoing basis to assist clients in making decisions regarding move on options and their recovery path for the future

To assist with participants' case work through:

Effective communication with all Trust staff
Key-working with participants to aid in the process of long term goal setting
Assisting with participant's Individual Personal Plans;
Ensuring that participants are fully informed about all entitlements.
To instill hope in clients in respects of positive change and overall improvement in regards to quality of life

Qualifications and Experience:

Nursing Qualification BSc in Psychiatric or General Nursing, registered with An Bord Altranais
Essential competencies: communication skills, commitment to providing the highest level of service, professionalism and maintaining professional boundaries, respect for others, promoting choice independence, health and well-being and resilience & positive outlook (All other competencies to be reviewed as part of the supervision and support process)
Desirable: At least 1 years nursing experience post registration and a positive, calm and client centered approach to their work.
Desirable: Experience of working with clients detoxing from methadone in a residential setting. A keen interest in the area of addiction and an overall awareness/understanding of the social implications of drug misuse


Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm) (No Night Duty involved)
Sick Pay after 6 Months
Public Holidays off
2021 HSE Pay Scales
Over time paid at HSE premium Rates
Maternity Leave after 2 years' Service
CPD Training
EPA Program
Career opportunities and Development

For More information please contact Brenda on 01-5136740 or email your current cv to

TTM Healthcare Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer