Why Choose Us?

Be part of a dynamic, highly skilled and dedicated team. Our focus is always on the patient. 

A highly skilled, fully trained and dedicated workforce is essential to the success of Mater Private Network. We are committed to providing ongoing informal and formal opportunities for our employees to develop and advance their careers.   

Our multi-disciplinary team contributes to ensuring our employees receive the training and support necessary to safely deliver high-quality care to our patients. There is a strong focus on continuous learning and providing opportunities for reflective practice across the network.  

We do this through the development and delivery of in-house training and skills sessions. Additionally, we offer supports to staff requiring external specialist training. We want to work with you to provide training and development opportunities to further your professional growth. Below are some of the examples of what our staff have at their disposal to continue their professional development.

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'Top Employer' Certification

Mater Private Network became the first hospital/healthcare institution in Ireland to receive the 'Top Employer' certification by the prestigious Top Employers Institute.

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Development & Management Programme 

As an employee of Mater Private Network, you will have access to our in-house management development programme.  We have developed a programme covering topics to equip the new nurse manager with the knowledge and skills to perform as an effective manager. 

We also have a wide range of in-service courses to enhance existing skills such as Cardiac Arrhythmia, Pain Study and Early Warning Scores.   

In addition, we seek to support professional development by providing educational funding support and study leave for specialist programmes aligned to organisational goals. Examples of this include Infection Control, Nursing Management, and Tissue Viability. 

Strong leadership is essential to support our teams effectively deliver a high-quality, safe and compassionate patient care and we invest in and prioritise leadership development. 

Current leadership programmes include:

  • Managing People Programme: this programme is accredited on the national framework of qualifications at Level 6 NQF via Technology University Dublin.
  • Learning modules focus on Leadership style, Communication Skills, Performance Management, Conflict Management.

New Graduate Nurse Programme  

Here at Mater Private Network your Nursing qualification means so much more. Once you are accepted for our one-year New Graduate Nurse Programme, you will be given a permanent contract and placed on the 2nd point of the Staff Nurse Scale. You will gain valuable experience and will have opportunities to rotate through three of the hospital’s specialties. Throughout the year, you will be encouraged to keep learning and be supported every step of the way. Welcome to our nursing team!


Mater Private Network offers opportunities at all levels. With us you can progress your career, work with a dynamic and patient-focused team, and become an integral part of  Ireland’s leading private hospital network. 

As we continue to grow and expand, we are seeking talented and ambitious individuals to join our highly skilled team.  Please see our list of current vacancies for further information.