Psychiatric Nurse

3Q Recruitment Ltd.
July 9, 2024
Meath, Ireland
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Psychiatric Nurse Job for New Mental Health Service based in Meath

Our client, a leading provider of residential care for individuals with Intellectual disabilities and mental health, are hiring a Psychiatric Nurse for a new Mental Health Service based in Meath. This service will provide specialised inpatient mental health care and is seeking experienced and passionate Psychiatric Nurses to join our dynamic team. Our client is committed to providing person-cantered care, empowering individuals to live fulfilling lives. They focus on expanding comprehensive rehabilitative care for disability and mental health services across Ireland. Embracing values of dignity, respect, and diversity, they foster meaningful relationships and high standards of quality and safety.


Psychiatric Nurse  Job Overview

Our client are looking for Psychiatric Nurses to join our dynamic team in our specialist inpatient Mental Health Service. This job involves the safe management and administration of medications, supporting service users, and promoting good health practices within the community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Medication Management: Safe management and administration of medications.
  • Front-Line Support: Utilize nursing skills to support the delivery of effective front-line care to all service users.
  • Health Assessments and Plans: Develop and implement Health Assessments, Medication Plans, and relevant documents outlining individual supports including personal plans, epilepsy plans, diabetic plans, etc.
  • Health Action Plans: Ensure that all Health Action Plans are delivered appropriately to all service users.
  • Community Relationships: Promote good relationships with primary health care services in each individual’s community.
  • Communication: Liaise with the Multi-Disciplinary Team and communicate effectively.
  • Individual Support: Identify supports and work in partnership with the individuals, their families, and other supports as outlined within individual Personal Plans.
  • Appointment Support: Support patients with health appointments and follow through on recommendations.
  • Confidentiality: Maintain strict confidentiality in relation to patients.
  • Person-Centred Planning: Promote and nurture person-centred planning using key worker systems and shared goal setting.
  • Community Involvement: Support and promote maximum opportunities for community involvement for people who use the service.
  • Reporting: Assist the Director of Nursing with compiling and presenting reports as required.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in relation to both staff and patients.

This list of key responsibilities is not exhaustive.


Skills and Qualifications for this Psychiatric Nurse Job:

Qualification: Registered on the Psychiatric Division of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).

Knowledge: Excellent knowledge of all aspects of medication management and understanding of the needs of individuals.

Experience: Experience in nursing in a similar psychiatric field and experience relating to people in a supportive role.


  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative
  • Willingness to learn
  • Reliability and flexible approach to work
  • Good organisation and IT skills
  • Self-motivated / Self-starter


Our Clients Benefits:

  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance/Death-in-Service
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Education Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Working hours over a 7-day roster involving shift work
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Fantastic development and career opportunities & more


Benefits of Applying with 3Q Recruitment:

  • Assistance in sprucing up your CV
  • Interview Prep to give you the best opportunity
  • Training Bursary for successfully placed staff
  • Referral Scheme


How to Apply for this Psychiatric Nurse Job:

If this sounds like the job for you then click ‘Apply’ to send us a copy of your CV.  If this job is not for you we also recruit for a number of medical and nursing jobs across Ireland. Visit our website for a full list of open positions.               



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