Permanent Full-time Positions

Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment is recruiting EU and Non-EU nurses / midwives for HSE Hospitals throughout Ireland.

The Position 

We are seeking experienced EU and Non-EU staff nurses and midwives to join nursing teams across HSE hospitals. See our latest positions here:

About the HSE

The HSE is a large governmental agency, established in 2005 under the Health Act. It operates under the supervision of the Department of Health and is responsible for managing and delivering health and social care services nationwide. The organization is divided into regional health areas, each with its own management structure to oversee service delivery at the local level.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is the organization responsible for providing health and social services in Ireland. The primary purpose of the HSE is to ensure the delivery of high-quality health and social care services to the people of Ireland. It aims to promote and protect the health and well-being of all citizens, as well as to provide equitable access to healthcare services across the country.

Salary & Benefits:

Salaries and benefits will vary depending on the location and position you apply for but here are some of the benefits you can expect to see:

  • Competitive salary based on years of experience.
  • Additional pay for shift differentials.
  • Permanent, full-time contracts
  • Working hours 37.5 hours per week
  • 24 days annual leave, plus 10 public holidays
  • Professional development and educational opportunities
  • Assistance and reimbursement with Accommodation provided*
  • Flight reimbursement allowance *
  • Excellent relocation package*
  • Full support from KCR throughout the entire process.

*Terms & Conditions apply


Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Eligible to register with NMBI (Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland).
  • Have successfully passed the IELTS / OET exam to register with NMBI.
  • EU nurses – must have 12 months acute hospital experience in the specialty.
  • Non-EU nurses – must have a minimum of three years’ experience in the specialty.