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What does being accepting to our nursing graduate programme mean?

  1. Once you are accepted you will be given a permanent contract
  2. You will be placed on our 3rd point of the staff nurse scale
  3. You will gain valuable experience
  4. You will have significant opportunities to progress in your career
  5. Throughout the programme you will be encouraged to keep learning and be supported every step of the way

Our graduate programme which we have run for many years, is aimed at nurses who are newly qualified and wish to gain experience in an acute, fast-paced clinical environment where exceptional patient care and patient outcomes are our priority,

Members of our Nursing team including our Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Managers offer great support as they mentor the new graduates to gain competency in many clinical skills.

Nurses who successfully complete this programme and who continue their employment through St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, play an integral role in our Nursing Team as they continue to build on their nursing knowledge, expertise and career.

Programme Benefits:

  • Commencing November 2022
  • Permanent contract
  • Generous starting salary 3rd point of staff nurse scale
  • More opportunities to progress
  • Possibility of rotation placements

Department specialties in SVPH

  • Surgical Wards – all specialties including major surgery
  • Oncology, Haematology and Palliative Care
  • Medical Wards
  • Cardiology Wards
  • Orthopaedics
  • Theatre and Day Surgery
  • Anaesthetics and Recovery
  • HDU
  • Day Care
  • Interventional Departments (Radiology and Endoscopy)

Education programme includes

  • Orientation programme and initial supernumerary period in assigned clinical area
  • Meeting the nursing team and receiving support from top level
  • Lectures from senior nursing staff
  • Documentation and admission process workshop
  • Workshops in management of clinical scenarios including management of the deteriorating patient
  • Mandatory training:
  • CPR
  • Manual handling
  • Infection control
  • Haemovigilance
  • Fire training
  • Computer training
  • IV Medication Training

Entry Requirements

  • B.S.C General Nursing due to graduate in 2022
  • 2Clinical references

Next Steps

If you would like to receive further information or to apply please contact our Nursing HR Department at 01 2638951 or at nursingrecruitmentsvph@svph.ie