Nurses , Medical Professionals & Healthcare

Intellectual Disability Nurse

  • Full Time
  • Galway, County Galway, Ireland
  • 42000528

Are you a Nurse based in Galway  and looking for a new opportunity with excellent benefits?

Have you considered a career in Intellectual Disabilities?

Our client is a section 39 Intellectual Disability Service based in Co Galway. They operate services for those with Intellectual disabilities / Challenging Behaviours and have a variety of vacancies across the county.

This is a full-time permanent position in Intellectual Disabilities with a mixture of days / Nights. The successful candidate will be working as part of a team and have support from Healthcare Staff, Clinical Nurse Managers and Management.  

This role is open to RGN, RNID and RPN nurses.

Duties of the role

  • Conduct comprehensive health assessments for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
  • Develop and implement individualized care plans in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Administer medications and monitor their effects, providing education to individuals and their support networks.
  • Implement and evaluate behaviour support plans to address challenging behaviours.
  • Advocate for the rights and needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities within the healthcare system.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals, support staff, and families to ensure holistic and person-centred care.
  • Provide education and training on health-related topics to individuals and their support networks.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records and documentation.
  • Respond effectively to medical emergencies or crises involving individuals with intellectual disabilities.


  • Registered Nurse with a active NMBI Registration
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities preferred.
  • Strong clinical assessment and care planning skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of HIQA
  • Passion / Desire to work in Intellectual Disabilities


  • Competitive salary with yearly Increment
  • Private Healthcare Cover
  • Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave 
  • State Pension 
  • Career Progression 
  • Educational Opportunities and More 

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Amy on +353 890901963 or alternatively send an up-to-date CV to


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