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The Galway Hospice Foundation is noted for the provision of specialist palliative care services to adults and children with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses throughout Galway city and county, and on the adjoining islands.

Arising from our proposed expansion plans to develop Palliative Care Services in the West of Ireland, the Galway Hospice Foundation is seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our organisation in supporting patients from counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon with advanced diseases needing palliative care to attain the best quality of life possible.

A wide range of benefits will be on offer to successful candidates such as support for further education and development, competitive salary, subsidised restaurant, free parking as well as working with a dedicated and experienced team of professionals.

Part-time HR Generalist - 18.5 hpw (0.5 WTE) (Monday to Friday)

Based in Galway and reporting to the Director of HR, the HR Generalist will support staff and volunteers in their roles. This will involve recruiting, training, organising and delegating to specified roles across the services of the Foundation and instilling accountability for the provision of a comfortable and safe environment for staff, patients and their families.

Candidates will have:
■ A third level Management / HR qualification
■ Strong interpersonal and communication skills
■ Excellent motivational, team orientated and people skills
■ Experience of managing /supervising teams
■ Excellent organisation and administrative ability
■ Knowledge / experience of working within a quality system (e.g. HIQA, JCI, ISO, etc.)
■ Experience of rostering / rotas a distinct advantage
■ Intermediate level IT skills (e.g. MS. Word, Excel, Access, Google sheets, etc.)

Closing date for receipt of all applications is 12.00 p.m. Thursday, 19th December, 2019. Informal enquiries/a detailed job description and Application Form can be obtained by contacting Ms. Ann Dolan, Director of HR by email at