Our staff contribute hugely to making Marymount a centre of excellence in specialist palliative care and elderly care. To reach that standard, our goal in the HR is to help select, develop, facilitate, regulate, support and recognise our staff in a professional and respectful way.

Marymount University Hospital & Hospice is an independent voluntary teaching hospital and hospice governed by a Board of Directors.  Marymount provides an inpatient service for older persons and a specialist palliative care service, including inpatient unit, daycare and community services.  Marymount strives for quality and integrity in all we do.

Marymount is approved by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland for higher medical training in palliative medicine and is affiliated to the Medical School at University College, Cork. An active teaching and research programme is in place.

We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies.

Assistant Director of Nursing for Palliative Care

(Permanent Full Time Position: 39 hours per week)

The successful candidate will assist the Director of Nursing in the planning and delivery of nursing across the palliative care services of Marymount Hospice.  He/she will also be part of the senior nursing management team and will be expected to function in the wider hospital management context. A job specification for the role is available on request from HR.

The post holder will have a minimum of three years’ experience at Clinical Nurse Manager II (or equivalent). A qualification in management or leadership is desirable and evidence of post registration education essential.

Informal enquiries in relation to the above post are welcome to Ms Audrey Allen, Director of Nursing & Allied Health on Tel: 021 4501201 or Email:

Applications should be submitted by sending a letter and CV by Email to before 19th March 2020. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on 29th April 2020.