• Temporary
  • Mayo

Company: Access Healthcare

Location: Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

Are you a dedicated and compassionate Intellectual Disability Nurse looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities? Join our dynamic healthcare recruitment agency based in the picturesque town of Westport, Co. Mayo, and be a part of a team that is committed to providing exceptional care and support to those in need.

About Us:

Access Healthcare is a leading healthcare recruitment agency specializing in placing skilled and passionate healthcare professionals in various healthcare settings. We work closely with hospitals, nursing homes, and community care facilities, ensuring that our clients receive the highest standard of care.

Job Title: Intellectual Disability Nurse


As an Intellectual Disability Nurse, you will play a pivotal role in the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Your primary responsibilities will include:

· Providing Compassionate Care: Delivering person-centered care to meet the unique needs of each individual, ensuring their physical, emotional, and social well-being.

· Assessment and Planning: Conducting comprehensive assessments, developing individualized care plans, and setting realistic goals for the clients.

· Medication Management: Administering medications, adhering to the prescribed schedules, and closely monitoring their effects.

· Health Monitoring: Regularly monitoring clients’ health status, identifying any changes, and taking appropriate actions.

· Communication: Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, including doctors, therapists, and support staff, to ensure the best possible outcomes for clients.

· Advocacy: Serving as an advocate for clients, promoting their rights, dignity, and autonomy.

· Family and Community Engagement: Building positive relationships with clients’ families and engaging them in the care process. Involving clients in community activities and promoting social inclusion.


To qualify for this position, you must meet the following criteria:

· Education: Possession of a valid nursing degree and registration as an Intellectual Disability Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).

· Experience: Previous experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities is highly desirable.

· Compassionate Nature: Demonstrate a caring and empathetic approach towards clients and their families.

· Interpersonal Skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.


· Competitive rates of pay

· Pick and choose when you want/where you want to work!

· Opportunities for professional development and training

· Chance to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about providing exceptional care to individuals with intellectual disabilities and want to be part of our dedicated team, please submit your updated CV outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role to rian.mcdermott@accesshealthcare.ie


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