Current Vacancies

Due to additional service developments and increasing activity, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital is seeking additional employees to assist us through this period of growth.

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital has 159 beds and is the major centre for orthopaedic surgery in the country. The Hospital is a tertiary referral centre for the treatment of complex orthopaedic problems including joint replacement surgery, revision joint surgery, foot and upper limb surgery, primary bone tumours, spinal surgery, sports injuries and paediatric orthopaedic surgery.

In addition the Active Rehabilitation Unit is a 52 bedded unit providing a multidisciplinary service to those whose acute care is completed but for whom discharge to their destination is delayed.

Are you an experienced NMBI Registered Nurse looking for a new challenge, progressive career opportunities and flexible working arrangements in Theatre, Elective Surgical Orthopaedics, Medical- Specialist Rehabilitation or General Nursing in Dublin.

Applications are invited for the following positions from candidates who are hardworking, flexible, team players to work in our Theatres, High Dependency Unit and all Ward Areas.

STAFF NURSES (Wards /Theatre Scrub Nurses /Full Time /Part

Time/Various shifts)

Applicants must:

  • Be registered or eligible to register in the general division of the live register of Nurses kept by National Midwifery Board (NMBI) with a minimum one years’ post registration experience.

  • Orthopaedic experience / General Nursing Experience / General Medical Experience desirable

  • Possess well developed leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Be able to function independently and possess good decision making skills.

  • Be computer literate.

Informal inquires are welcome to Ms Kathy O’Sullivan, Director of Nursing, at kathy [dot] osullivan [at] cappagh [dot] ie or by phone to +353 1 8140469.

Interested applicants should post a letter of application together with three copies of their Curriculum Vitae including the names of three referees to Ms Kathy O’Sullivan, Director of Nursing, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin 11 or email your Curriculum Vitae to kathy [dot] osullivan [at] cappagh [dot] ie


Basic Grade Physiotherapist (Full time - Permanent)

The successful candidate must:

  • Hold qualifications recognised or equivalent to degree level in Physiotherapy and be a member of, or be eligible for membership of, the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

  • Be eligible for CORU registration.

  • Must have a good understanding of Orthopaedics both In-Patient and Out-Patient.

  • Ensure a person-centred approach to the assessment, treatment and management of all patients.

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills

Informal enquiries are welcome to Ruth Kiely, Therapy Services Manager at 01-8140322 or email: ruth [dot] kiely [at] cappagh [dot] ie

To apply for this role interested candidates need to meet the criteria above and should email their Curriculum Vitae & cover letter including the names of three referees to: mary [dot] doyle [at] cappagh [dot] ie

Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 5pm on Friday 2nd February 2018 

Shortlisting will take place immediately. (Candidates who are not shortlisted will not be contacted)

Interviews are scheduled for mid-February 2018

Pay and conditions as per Department of Health and Children guidelines. 

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital is an equal opportunities employer.


Catering Assistant

Full Time | Permanent | 39hrs | 5/7 Roster

Interested applicants should have:

  • An acceptable standard of education.
  • A relevant qualification, e.g. FETAC is desirable.
  • A Certificate of Food Hygiene is desirable.
  • Experience of working in a catering department.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
  • The ability to work on own initiative, prioritise and manage a number of tasks simultaneously whilst demonstrating attention to detail.
  • Must be available to work weekends, early starts and late evenings when required.
  • The ability to identify potential difficulties and refer them to a supervisor.


Interested applicants should post two copies of their CV and Cover Letter to:

Ms Melanie O’Rourke

HR Executive

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital


Dublin 11

Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 12:00pm, Monday 29th January 2018.

-Shortlisting will take place and only those shortlisted will be contacted by the Hospital.

-Pay and conditions as per Department of Health and Children guidelines.

-Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital is an equal opportunities employer.

Mission Statement

We are inspired by the love of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy.

We strive to Care for all patients with excellence, Cherish the uniqueness of each person and Treat them with compassion, love and integrity.

We are constantly challenged to meet the needs of our times in all aspects of care, through ongoing education and research.