Intellectual Disability Nurse - RNID

Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland
 Salary:  As per Company scale


Job Summary


The role of Nursing within Nua Healthcare Services is to support individuals with Aspergers Syndrome/Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Brain Injury and Mental Health issues. This challenging role requires particular flexibility to appropriately support people in the pursuit of their lifestyle choices.


The role may involve working within any of the following: 

  • Working directly within a House Roster
  • Supernumerary to a roster but within a House
  • Regional Nurse capacity


Job Objectives

  • To oversee the Health and Wellbeing of all Services Users within the business.
  • To implement robust Person-Centred Health/Action plans.
  • To support and educate service users in managing their own health needs.
  • To promote the Safe Management and Administration of Medication.

To act as a resource person to all staff teams in view of the health needs of individuals.

Skills Required


  • Must be registered with An Bord Altranais Degree in Nursing
  • Experience of report writing, personal support plans
  • Have up-to-date knowledge of HIQA regulations
  • Flexible and adaptable nature
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Applicants for this position must have a Full Clean Driver’s License
  • Prior experience in a similar role
  • Experience in managing or working in a service for individuals with Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and/or Mental Health


  • MAPA, Manual Handling or Patient handling & moving Training


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