Current Vacancies

Here you will find all our current vacancies. If you’re interested in applying for any current vacancy or if you wish to register your CV for future job opportunities, please download the Application Form or click on the job below.

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As part of our new Section 38 public sector status, a wide range of benefits will be on offer to successful candidates such as a competitive salary, subsidised restaurant, free parking as well as working with a dedicated and experienced team of professionals.

Reporting to the Chief Pharmacists, the Locum Pharmacist, with the support of the Pharmacy team, will ensure that all work programmes are completed to a high standard.   Candidates will:

  • Be a registered Pharmacist with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI)
  • Have at least three years satisfactory post registration experience in a Pharmacy position
  • Experience in Hospital / Hospice setting is desirable.
  • Demonstrate evidence of up-to-date pharmaceutical knowledge.
  • Possess the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and management ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office (as outlined in the job description and specification).
  • Have experience / interest in taking part in multidisciplinary committees, clinical audit, educational initiatives, medication safety initiatives, meeting national standards e.g. HIQA standards.
  • Experience in developing policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • IT skills

Closing date for receipt of all applications is Wednesday, 1st May 2024

Informal enquiries for any / all positions can be made by telephoning Ms. Mairead Carr, or by email at

Please also contact Ann Dolan, Director of HR for a detailed job description and Application Form or with expressions of interest.


Galway Hospice Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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One position will be based in Castlebar, Co. Mayo and the second position based in Galway City, with both posts reporting to the Therapies Manager.  You will be responsible for the development and delivery of a quality and client centred Occupational Therapy Service to meet the needs of the service user group and the objectives of the Foundation. You will provide high quality Occupational Therapy support in a variety of areas and will carry out clinical, educational, supervisory and mentoring duties as assigned.   Candidates will:

  • Hold a degree in Occupational Therapy or an equivalent qualification. 
  • Be registered as an Occupational Therapist with CORU (Essential).
  • Have a minimum of 3-5 years post qualification experience. 
  • Have some experience of working with a palliative care caseload (desirable).
  • Have experience of complex case management & MDT teamwork. 
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Have a can-do approach and positive attitude. 
  • Hold a clean Full Driver’s Licence  
  • Be registered as a member of AOTI (desirable) 
  • Be experienced in preceptorship of student OT’s on placement. 
  • Be a leader in mentoring junior staff, driving quality initiatives, audit etc. 


Informal enquiries can be made by telephoning Ms. Joan Boult, Therapies Manager on 091-770868 or by email at 


Closing date for receipt of all applications is 10.00 a.m. Thursday, 25th April 2024 

Please contact Ann Dolan, Director of HR for a detailed job description and Application Form 

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The successful candidate will help to ensure that a caring environment is achieved within the In Patient Unit (IPU), contributing to the highest possible quality of nursing care.


Candidates will have:


(i)        Registration in General Nursing with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI

(ii)       12-18 months post graduate experience.

(iii)      Experience in palliative care/oncology setting desirable but not essential.

(iv)      Ideally, a PDip in Palliative care (or similar e.g. Oncology, Haematology, Gerontology) or a  willingness to undertake same post probationary period.

(v)       Other relevant experience will be considered.

(vi)      A commitment to multidisciplinary teamwork

(vii)     Possess well developed interpersonal and effective organisational skills suited to the ethos and environment of a Hospice setting.


Informal enquiries can be made by telephoning Ms. Mairead Carr (Director of Nursing) on 091-770868 or by email at


Please contact Judy Tierney, HR Business Advisor, for a detailed Job Description and Application Form.


Galway Hospice Governed Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who are interested in the above position(s).

Please feel free to contact Ann Dolan, Director of HR on 091 770868 or with any queries or to discuss future recruitment opportunities. 

Thank you for your interest in working with us.