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

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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

Vacancies August 2017

Clinical Nurse Manager 1 (IPU)

Infection Control Link Nurse (IPU)  P/T 

Staff Nurse (IPU)

Pastoral Care Chaplain  P/T


For further details on any of the above vacancies please click on the following link:

Vacancies Aug 2017


Director of Quality & Operations

The Hospice wishes to recruit a Director of Quality & Operations, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

In conjunction with the Chief Executive he/she will be responsible for:

  • leading, developing and implementing the Foundation's quality, accreditation and compliance function in line with regulatory and legislative requirements,
  • developing and implementing quality and continuous improvement initiatives for all areas of the Foundation,
  • assisting in developing and maintaining the operational efficiency and integrity of the Foundation.

Applicants will have a clinical qualification, have previous quality & risk management experience and will be educated to master's level. Ideally candidates will be experienced in the ISO 9001 compliance and certification process, HIQA registration and inspection process and other relevant standards. He/she will have excellent problem solving, communications and interpersonal skills suited to the ethos and environment at the Hospice.

Application forms and further details are available from the Chief Executive, or by email

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday February 10th 2017.


Staff Nurses (Expressions of Interest)

Fixed Term Contracts - 12 months & 6 months.


Locum Health Care Assistants (Expressions of Interest)

Application forms are available by email from

Tel: (353)91-770868

Fax: (353)91-752064


Galway Hospice Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer.