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We asked Brian Cadigan from Department of Education and Skills to give some advice for people considering this job:


Brian Cadigan

Primary School Teacher

Department of Education and Skills

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  Brian Cadigan
Don't just go into teaching because you are looking for long holidays. To teach everyday you need to like children, be very patient and understanding. However I feel it is one of the most rewarding jobs out there.

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Mater Private Nursing Recruitment Open Day

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Mater Private Nursing Recruitment Open Day

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 

Mater Private Nursing Recruitment Open Day

The Mater Private Hospital in Dublin are holding a Nursing Recruitment Open Day this Saturday. 

Date: Saturday 6th February 2016

Venue: Mater Private Hospital, Eccles St., Dublin 7

Time: 10am - 1pm

The hospital will be recruiting for a number of nursing positions across a variety of specialities including the following:

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Specialist Nurse Manager
  • Clinical Nurse Manager (Urgent Cardiac Care)
  • Oncology
  • Day Therapy / Endoscopy
  • Emergency Department
  • General Medical / Surgical
  • Orthopaedics
  • Theatre / Anaesthetics & Recovery

The Open Day will give nurses the opportunity to meet the team, find out what it is like to work at the Mater Private Hospital and chat about the career opportunities avaiable to them. 

To register your interest in attending the Open Day click here

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The CareersPortal Team