Psychiatric nurse – Low secure unit

Job Category: Healthcare
Job Type: Contract Permanent
Job Location: Dublin Navan


  • Utilising nursing skills to support the delivery of effective front-line support to all Service Users
  • Support the development and implementation of Health Assessments, Medication Plans and all supporting docs outlining supports for individuals including: personal plans, epilepsy plans, diabetic plans etc.
  • Ensure that all Health Action Plans are delivered appropriately to all Service Users
  • Promote good relationships with primary health care services in each individual’s community.
  • Communicate and liaise with the Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Identify supports and work in partnership with the individual, their family and other supports as outlined within individual Personal Plans
  • Support service users with health appointments and follow through on recommendations.
  • Promote & nurture person centred planning using key worker systems and shared goal setting, maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Support the development and implementation of relevant docs outlining supports for individuals including: personal plans, standard operating procedures etc.
  • Support and promote maximum opportunities for community involvement for people who use the service.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in relation to staff and service users.


  • Experience in Nursing.
  • Be registered on the Psychiatric Division of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
  • Excellent knowledge of all aspects of Medication Management.
  • Effective verbal and written communication.
  • An understanding of the needs of individuals.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Experience of relating to people in a supportive role.
  • Reliability and flexible approach to work.
  • Good organisation and IT skills.

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