Join Ireland's leading private hospital.

We value our Nurses right from the start.

Be part of a hospital which recognises your profession, hard work and success.

Published Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 16:47 pm

  • Dublin

Recruitment Scheme

We are currently seeking enthusiastic applicants for nursing opportunities in the following areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Specialist Nurse Manager
  • Day Therapy/Endoscopy
  • General Medical / Surgical
  • Infection Control
  • Orthopaedics
  • Theatre / Anaesthetics & Recovery

What benefits will I receive when I join the Mater Private?

At the Mater Private, Ireland’s leading private hospital, we take great care of our nurses so that they are equipped to offer the exceptional care we provide our patients. Every day that you work here, we do all that we can to make you feel inspired, enthusiastic and respected for what you do. We combine excellent promotional opportunities with access to structured training and learning, supporting your career like no other hospital in Ireland.
Right now, we are looking for ambitious nurses in a number of areas. Successful applicants who join may be eligible to avail of a generous relocation/joining bonus of up to a maximum of €6,000 (Subject to certain criteria and conditions). 
Candidates who are recruited to work as nurses and are relocating to Ireland can avail of a relocation package consisting of:
  • €6,000 gross signing on bonus – 50% after month one, 50% after six months (subject to 2 years minimum stay).
  • Accommodation allowance for month one (for applicant relocating to Ireland. Subject to a maximum rent of €1500). 
  • NMBI registration refunded
  • Return flight to the value of €250. 

        All the above not to exceed €6000

For those candidates recruited who are already based in Ireland, the following package is available:

  • €6,000 gross signing on bonus – 50% after month one, 50% after six months (subject to 2 years minimum stay).
  • An educational bursary to a maximum value of €750

For any nurse working as part of the team at the Mater Private, the following opportunities will be available to benefit from:

  • Excellent career and promotional opportunities
  • Opportunities for training and development
  • NMBI registration fees paid for by the hospital for the first year (only for applicants outside Ireland).
  • HSE salary scale: €27, 211 -  €43, 800
  • 2016 graduates can start at 2nd point of HSE salary scale
  • HSE location allowance: €1800
  • Qualification allowance:  €2703
  • Enhanced payment for Sunday and Night Duty
  • Paid annual leave of 24 - 27 days per year
  • 9 paid public holidays
  • Comprehensive sick leave and maternity leave schemes
  • Excellent defined contribution pension scheme – 7.5% Employer Contribution 
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Discounted inpatient and outpatient treatment rates
  • A variety of work experience which is exciting, dynamic, challenging and rewarding
  • Flexible shift patterns and term time
  • New opportunities in Medical Surgical Wards and Specialties

The following conditions apply :

  • Candidates must start on or before 30th December 2016 as a Staff Nurse
  • The nurse is employed on a permanent or fixed term contract for ie. this is not for bank contracts
  • The nurse works 500 hours in a year
  • Payment of the €6000 gross sign on bonus will be in 2 installments through payroll - €3000 gross payment made one month after the candidate starts and €3000 gross payable six months after satisfactory employment (subject to the 500 hours being worked)
  • Subject to a minimum of 2 years as detailed in contract of employment
We are an approved Adaptation site with on-going adaptation programmes for nurses who are already deemed eligible for adaptation from NMBI and are interested in working with us.
Apply Now
Contact Kathrn McBride, Human Resources Department on +353 1 885 8692
Alternatively, you can forward your CV by email to
Opportunities are also available at the Mater Private Hospital in Cork.

The Mater Private is Ireland's leading private hospital. It supports the country's leading professional practitioners and their patients. At the Mater Private you will be working at the top of your profession.

It is an exciting challenge to work as part of the team at the Mater Private. We are passionate about patient care and patients are at the heart of everything we do.

We employ over 500 registered Nurses. Out structure, support and learning opportunities help us work together to ensure that we are all competent, capable and confident, which allows us to provide quality care that meets our patients needs.

Whether you are newly qualified or an experienced Nurse, joining our team will offer you an exciting and enjoyable step forward in your career.