Interviews are being held on SKYPE in February and March 2021

We are now hiring Nurses and Healthcare Assistants for Positions in Ireland

Blackrock Abbey Offer

The information below is for an employer interviewing for HCAs and Nurses in February and March 


Your salary will be €10.50 per hour as an HCA or starting €1,700 0 net per Month and €18.50 per hour as a Nurse or starting 2,800 Net/Month. 



Blackrock Abbey Nursing Home

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What is the Hourly rate for a HCA


What is the Hourly rate for a nurse


What are the weekly contracted hours


Are premiums paid for nights and weekends and what are they

Time and a half Sunday’s Double time Bank  Holidays

Are breaks paid


What is the annual leave

4 weeks

Do you pay Bi-Weekly or Monthly


On what date to you pay

Every other Friday

Are meals provided at work

Yes, at a subsidized rate (presently free because of COVID)

What is the shift rotation

there are various shifts available, but mainly 12-hour shifts are 8am to 8.15pm

Nights are 8pm to 8.15am

Are there any concerns regarding recruiting male or female candidate


Do you have a minimum requirement relating to experience?

Must have FETAC / QQI level 5 or be willing to complete within two years for the HCA role. Nursing Degree for nurses and active live registration with NMBI

What is the uniform


Is the uniform provided, is it free or is there a cost

Approx. €20

Will you pay for the

candidate’s relocation flight to start work


Will you be able to provide a meet and greet at the airport

Negotiable, if necessary but depends on Covid situation

Will you provide assistance with getting a PPS Number and bank account


What training opportunities are available

Regular and thorough training in a large variety of areas.

All Mandatory training is paid.

Will you provide temporary accommodation for the candidate when they first arrive


If yes, what will this look like

Bed & Breakfast type accommodation (where possible)

Will you cover the cost of the temporary accommodation


Will you offer a salary advance for a candidate to pay first month’s rent and deposit


Will you assist candidates in sourcing permanent accommodation

Where possible

What is the standard induction period

Mandatory training followed by one week of supernumerary shifts

What does the first week look like

Training and orientation

What stage of the process will the candidate sign a contract

They will sign a ‘Contract’ after the mandatory training and vetting and references are completed.

Please add any information that you believe will attract candidates to your organisation

We are a lively, happy Nursing Home with supportive and friendly staff. We are willing to invest in staff who show us they are worth investing in.

These interviews will fill quickly so don’t hesitate and apply now


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