Work as a Nurse for FirstCare

Firstcare Ireland cater for all dependency levels in long term, convalescence, respite and Dementia/Alzheimer care.

They appreciate that choosing a nursing home as an employer is a very important decision to make and in partnership with PCQ we will try to make that decision easier for by providing you with as much information as possible. As an Irish group, they are bringing a new outlook to Nursing Home care in Ireland and personal choice lies at the heart of their ethos. Everything they do is determined by their ‘Person Centred’ approach to providing quality care in a warm, secure and homely environment.

As you may have noticed they use the butterfly as their symbol. The Chinese philosopher Lao Tsu once said: ‘What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls the butterfly.’ their symbolise this promise by offering each individual an exciting and fulfilling new beginning to the next phase of their life and career in the case of their staff.

They are dedicated to developing quality environments which enable residents to enjoy life to the full, as individuals, in happy, comfortable and safe surroundings and their healthcare staff to enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding position.

FirstCare is dedicated to attracting and retaining the most qualified and dedicated employees available and pride themselves on a reputation as an excellent employer who offers a dynamic work environment where teamwork, individual development and accomplishment are recognised and rewarded accordingly.

Their commitment to their staff is second to none. Staff development, competitive remuneration and benefits offer a friendly, caring and flexible working environment.

  • The fee for registration in the Irish Chambers of Nurses paid for – NMBI € 350
  • Flight to Ireland paid for to the value of €250
  • €500 deposit in cash on arrival
  • Support for accommodation – an advance to pay the first month of accommodation
  • €100 to cover the cost of commuting
  • Training opportunities
  • Subsidized meals at work
  • Assistance in completing the PPS and bank account
  • Help with accommodation
  • Salary of € 18 / hour – € 35 000 per year

If you obtain a position as a Healthcare Assitant with Firstcare, you will be working for a genuine Person Centred organisation, putting the ability of the resident to get the most out of life above all else while still maintaining all the clinical standards of care. An organisation that puts it’s wallet where its mouth is with substantial investments being made towards developing a genuine person centred model.

FirstCare is an organisation who understands that Dementia is not the end and that there is still a lot of living to be done, which needs to be assisted in the right way. They try to accomplish this by filling each resident’s world with stimulation and enjoyment during their time in FirstCare.

Our recruitment decisions will be made based on personality and potential, as much as skills and knowledge.

We are looking for nurses across the organisation;

  • who want to make a genuine difference
  • who want to learn as much as they would like to teach
  • who take pride in seeing the staff around them develop and enjoy their work
  • who pride themselves on the quality of life for their residents
  • NMBI registration or ability to register
  • Passion for what you do
  • Experience in the Elderly care sector would be beneficial but not essential


PCQ Package

The PCQ understand that the first step to your dream position is good and accurate resume. We help with writing a CV, which will be directed to the position you are applying for.

We help candidates prepare for all types of conversations in order to enable the best representation of his candidacy prospective employer.

Our knowledge of the market in which we operate allows us to find suitable employment services to all our candidates.

We assist in the registration process in NMBI / NMC to all our candidates. We are in constant contact with both institutions, we will be able to prevent any delays and to obtain registration as soon as possible. We make sure that each of our candidates was collected from the airport on arrival by an employee of our company or employer. We also provide full assistance in the process of relocation for all of our candidates (the tax office, bank, etc.)


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