Graduate Nurse Programme

Published Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 at 13:54 pm

  • Cork

Graduate Nurse Programme



Mater Private,Cork

This programme is aimed at nurses who are newly qualified or less than 2 years qualified and wish to gain experience in an acute, fast-paced clinical environment.

Members of our nursing staff offer great support as they mentor the new graduates to gain competency
in many clinical skills in both Surgical and Medical areas.

Nurses who successfully complete the 1 year programme, continue their employment in the Mater Private Hospital and as staff nurses, they play an integral role in our nursing team as they continue to
build on their nursing knowledge and expertise.

Entry Requirements

  • B.Sc. General Nursing
  • Be on the live
    register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

  • 2 Clinical References

Programme Benefits:

  • Permanent contract – 1st year is on the graduate programme
  • Various placements – including Medical , Surgical, Theatre.
  • Initial supernumerary period in assigned clinical area.
  • Rotation programme will help decide the pathway of your nursing
         career – spend 6 months initially and 3 months in 2 subsequent areas.

Mandatory training provided


  • CPR


  • Manual Handling


  • Infection Control


  • Haemovigilance


  • Fire Training


  • I.V. Medication Study day


This is a very exciting opportunity to join a growing,fast paced and vibrant Private Hospital which, due to its structure, focuses completely on patient care and has the resources to do so. We promote a strong team ethic, a holistic approach to nursing and foremost excellent patient care.



Applications should be made in writing or by e-mail by October 31st 2020 to Evelyn Leonard, HR Department:

Mater Private, Cork is committed to a policy of equal opportunities.