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Registered General Nurse, Women’s Services

MQI - Merchants Quay Ireland



Job Title:                       Registered General Nurse, Women’s Services – MQI

Responsible for:       All the nursing duties related to women’s services Jane’s Place

Objective:                     To effectively deliver nursing services pertaining to women living in homelessness and accessing MQI women’s services and in doing so to uphold the philosophy and working ethos of Merchants Quay Ireland.


This is a wonderful opportunity for a registered general nurse to be part of a progressive clinical team setting up and developing a unique service aimed at improving the lives and health of women experiencing homelessness and addiction. It is an opportunity to work alongside the wider Merchants Quay team and other professionals, working within the sector to develop much needed recovery focused support programs and healthcare for this vulnerable group of women in Irish society. This role is a Monday to Friday role with regular working hours. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the Merchants Quay team, both clinical and non-clinical to develop and implement health services and programs for clients within this unique service.
  • To carry out all nursing duties including dressings / bloods / health promotion etc. with a strong focus on women’s health including contraception and peri natal care in collaboration with external partners.
  • To effectively liaise with a range of service providers both voluntary and statutory in order to assist in appropriate referral of clients to further treatment services.
  • To liaise with, develop and maintain relationships with multidisciplinary teams, addiction services, internal services at interagency and intra-agency level in order to enhance the range of services and programmes that promote health and social gain for clients.
  • To triage clients, identify expected outcomes and document care, liaise with the visiting GP / GP within the riverbank service and implement planned medical and nursing care.
  • To ensure that accurate and up-to-date records are kept by recording accurate and relevant information onto any appropriate forms, client files and computer-based client databases.
  • Ensure compliance with MQI policies and procedures to ensure consistent safe delivery of service and maintenance of quality standards.

The above job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post of Registered General Nurse.

The successful candidate for the role will have:

  • Registered nurse with the NMBI.
  • A minimum of 1 year of post qualification experience in a paid full-time capacity or part time equivalent.
  • Experience in a low threshold or similar setting an advantage but full training will be given.
  • A relevant qualification in the area of addiction studies / mental health would be an advantage.


What does Merchants Quay Ireland offer as an employer?

Fulfilling and challenging work

Paid Family Leave, where applicable (Maternity, Paternity, Adoptive, Force

Majeure and Compassionate Leave)

Competitive Salaries

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Sick Pay Scheme

Educational Assistance (Study and Examination Leave, Scholarship


Death In Service (from commencement of


Minimum 23 days Annual Leave

Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (after 6 months)

Flexible Working Arrangements


Management reserve the right to amend or change this job description as required.

This Position is subject to Garda Clearance 



Full Time, Part Time

Merchants Quay, Dublin 8


Merchants Quay Ireland is an equal opportunity employer
Registered General Nurse, Women’s Services

MQI - Merchants Quay Ireland