St Patrick's Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Co Wicklow
Current Vacancies
Closing date for applications July21st

  1. STAFF NURSE (Maternity Cover)

  2. STAFF NURSE (Bank)


With a global footprint and interests in locations including Africa, South America, USA and UK as well as in Ireland, St. Patrick’s Missionary Society is a registered charity governed by the Irish Charities Regulator. The Society operates a 24-bed Care Unit for retired missionary priests in the beautiful countryside of Kiltegan in west Co. Wicklow. The long-established Care Unit offers both long term and respite care with a drop-in service for residents living on the campus. The Unit is fully integrated in the St Patrick’s community and provides a friendly and relaxed environment for residents and healthcare professionals. We are embarking on an exciting new phase of service expansion to support more independent living for priests who require minimal assistance in order to enjoy retirement.


The Society is seeking (1) a Staff Nurse to cover maternity leave and (2) a Staff Nurse to work additional shifts covering annual and other types of leave. The Staff Nurse will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to the highest professional and ethical standards. They will provide holistic, person-centered care, promoting optimum independence and enhancing the quality of life for residents. These positions would suit candidates who wish to work in a warm and friendly environment which provides the highest quality of professional care through a client-centred approach.


The successful candidates should have:


  • Minimum two years’ post-registration nursing experience

  • Registered General Nursing qualification preferred

  • Full registration with NMBI

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent clinical, leadership and organisational skills

  • Genuine interest in working with the elderly

  • Previous elderly care experience is desirable

  • Right to live and work in Ireland

  • Flexibility in terms of the working week


Benefits for all staff

  • Paid breaks

  • Very competitive rate of pay, commensurate with experience

  • Night, Sunday and Public Holiday premiums

  • Assistance with accommodation (if working early/late)

  • Free car parking

  • EAP to support staff

  • Ongoing education and training programmes

  • Modern, custom-built facility

Why not visit us before you decide to apply and see what we have to offer?

Tel. 059 648 4484 or


Applications should be made via email attaching a CV and cover letter to Fiona McHenry, HR Manager, at by 21st July 2022 at 5pm.


Note that all of these positions are subject to vetting by An Garda Síochána.

St. Patrick’s Missionary Society is an inclusive employer.