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Are you interested in working for Galway Hospice Foundation?  If so, we'd love to hear from you! Staff (Copy)

We welcome informal enquiries or "expressions of interest" at all times. Enquiries may be sent to the Chief Executive, either by post, or by email to

Occasionally, we have vacancies arising, which are the subject of public advertising.   While in most instances we advertise in the Sunday Independent, sometimes we just advertise locally in the Connacht Tribune, Galway Advertiser or Galway Independent.  We recommend that those with a specific interest in working at Galway Hospice should signal that interest in writing or by email to the Chief Executive, so that their interest can be followed-up when a suitable vacancy arises.


Current Vacancies


Locum - Occupational Therapist

Galway Hospice Foundation is a voluntary organisation providing specialist inpatient, home care and day care palliative services, predominantly for County Galway, in partnership with the HSE.

The Hospice now wishes to recruit a Locum Occupational Therapist.

This is a “bank” type of appointment, required for intermittent cover for staff absences such as annual leave etc.  There is no guarantee of regular hours.

 The appointee will ensure the provision of the highest possible standard of occupational therapy service to patients, from assessment to treatment, in line with best international standards, working as a member of the multidisciplinary team.   The essential requirements for this post include:

  • A recognised qualification as a Senior Occupational Therapist and membership of CORU
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant post-graduate occupational therapy experience
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • Experience in the field of palliative care or cancer-related services (highly desirable)

Application forms & further details can be requested from



Expressions of Interest:

Staff Nurse (IPU)

Application forms and further particulars are available from the HR Department, to whom completed applications should be returned, by email from


Galway Hospice Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer.