Work as a Nurse for Bon Secours
The Mission of Bon Secours Health System is to provide Compassionate, Quality health care to those they serve, to be Good Help to Those in Need, caring for the sick, the dying and their families, within a Catholic ethos.
Bon Secours means “good help” in French.
Bon Secours has 7 core values: these values are the vehicle through which they translate their Mission Statement into action in the life of the hospital.
Bon Secours will pay for the cost of the flight to Ireland and it will be to the value of €300. They will meet the candidates at the Airport.
- They will provide up to 4 weeks accommodation upon arrival. During this initial ‘settling in period’ and if in Bed and Breakfast accommodation they will receive complimentary meals in the Hospital restaurant
- They will pay the NMBI’s registration fee (€495)
- They will provide a salary advancement to the value of first month’s rent, food allowance, and travel allowance (value to be adjusted to regional variations).
- They offer salaries that are 1% higher than the HSE payscales.
- They require staff to rotate to night duty and this may occur every 8 weeks or more frequently during the summer months. On day duty it can be 5 days out on 7, on night it can be 4 on 3 off or 7 on and 7 off.
- Maximum contractual hours are 39 hours per week.
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in an acute Hospital environment
- Conversational level of English
- Annual leave entitlement:
0 to 5 years 24 days 5 to 10 years 25 days More than 10 years 27 days
- They will provide assistance with PPS number and opening up an Irish bank account.
- The standard induction period is four weeks for new staff nurses.
- Nurses will sign the contract upon commencement as a Staff Nurse in the Hospital.
- Please note that repayment will be sought should a nurse resign/be terminated with the 24 months of her commencement date.
- Upon arrival a Bon Secours staff member will meet with the candidate (s) in the Airport.
- Staff can access the pension scheme upon commencement of employment. The individual pays 5% and the Hospital pays 5%
- Staff discounts to outpatient services
- Car Parking
- Access to further educational and developmental opportunities
- Employee Wellbeing Programmes
- Staff receive 2 x 15 minute breaks and unpaid lunch hour
- Subsidised restaurant is provided at work
Staff nurses have access and are released for all mandatory and further on the job training programmes, ie attendance at workshops/conferences etc. Further Professional Educational Opportunities are offered to Staff Nurses who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a clinical/professional qualification that will enhance their role, skills and contribute to the betterment of Hospital services. In the past staff nurses have completed the following courses:
- IV Cannulation
- Diploma in Coronary Care
- Endoscopy Course
- Diploma in Infection Control
- Diploma in Management
- The Bon Secours Private Hospital, Dublin
- The Bon Secours Hospital Galway
- The Bon Secours Hospital, Cork
The Hospital is located a short distance from Dublin airport and has access to excellent transport and amenities within the wider community of North Dublin.
Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. Dublin is in the province of Leinster on Ireland’s east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. Similar to much of the rest of northwestern Europe, Dublin experiences a maritime climate with cool summers, mild winters, and a lack of temperature extremes. The city experiences long summer days and short winter days. Strong Atlantic winds are most common in autumn.
Dublin has many landmarks and monuments dating back hundreds of years. One of the oldest is Dublin Castle, which was first founded in 1204. One of Dublin’s newest monuments is the Spire of Dublin, or officially titled “Monument of Light”. It is a 121.2-metre (398 ft) conical spire made of stainless steel and is located on O’Connell Street. Many people visit Trinity College, Dublin to see the Book of Kells in the library there. The Book of Kells is an illustrated manuscript created by Irish monks circa. 800 AD. The Ha’penny Bridge; an old iron footbridge over the River Liffey is one of the most photographed sights in Dublin and is considered to be one of Dublin’s most iconic landmarks. Dublin has more green spaces per square kilometre than any other European capital city, with 97% of city residents living within 300 metres of a park area. Dublin has a vibrant nightlife and is reputedly one of Europe’s most youthful cities, with an estimate of 50% of citizens being younger than 25.
Bon Secours Hospital Galway is a 120 bed acute care Private Hospital in Galway, providing a wide range of surgical and medical services underpinned by the latest technology and medical consultants. They currently admit 18,000 patients per annum, comprising 6,000 in-patients and 12,000 day-cases. For 60 years since this hospital opened in 1954, they have helped serve the health care needs of the people of Galway and adjoining counties. Situated in Renmore, the hospital is located just one mile from Galway city centre.
Galway is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht. It is the fourth most populous urban area in the Republic of Ireland. Galway has a year-round mild, moist, temperate and changeable climate, due to the prevailing winds of the North Atlantic Current. Due to the city’s northerly location and its longitude, Galway has long summer days.
Galway is known as Ireland’s Cultural Heart and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals, celebrations and events. Every November, Galway hosts the Tulca Festival of Visual Arts as well as numerous festivals. 2008 poll ranked Galway as the 14th best tourist destination in Europe and 2nd in Ireland (behind Dingle). It was ranked ahead of all European capitals except Edinburgh, and many traditional tourist destinations (such as Venice). Galway has a vibrant and varied musical scene. As in most Irish cities traditional music is popular and is kept alive in pubs and by street performers. The Galway Arts Festival (Féile Ealaíon na Gaillimhe) takes place in July. It was first held in 1978 and since then has grown into one of the biggest arts festivals in Ireland. Many sporting, music, arts and other events take place in the city.
Bon Secours Hospital Cork opened its doors in 1915. It is now one of the largest independent Catholic Hospitals in Europe with 343 beds, catering for up 18,000 admissions and 29,000 outpatient attendances per year.
Cork is a city in Ireland, located in the South-West Region, in the province of Munster. It is the second largest city in the state. In 2005, the city was selected as the European Capital of Culture.
The city is built on the River Lee which splits into two channels at the western end of the city; the city centre is divided by these channels. They reconverge at the eastern end where the quays and docks along the river banks lead outwards towards Lough Mahon and Cork Harbour, one of the world’s largest natural harbours. The climate of Cork, like the rest of Ireland, is mild and changeable with abundant rainfall and a lack of temperature extremes. The low altitude of the city, and moderating influences of the harbour, mean that lying snow very rarely occurs in the city itself. Cork is also one of Ireland’s sunniest cities. Cork is an important educational centre in Ireland – There are over 30,000 third level students in the city including 1,200 PhD students.
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