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A Dublin hospital is offering nurses up to €6,000 to come home

The Mater Private says it’s part of an ongoing recruitment drive.

THE MATER PRIVATE Hospital has announced a bonus payment for Irish nurses looking to come home.

The hospital will hold a recruitment open day on 29 December at the hospital on Eccles Street in Dublin, where nurses can meet management and get details of a relocation package for those living abroad.

The hospital is actively recruiting across a number of specialties including cardiology; oncology and emergency department nursing.

The relocation can add up to €6,000.

It includes:

  • A €3,000 gross signing on bonus (50% after month one, 50% after month six subject to a stay of two years)
  • An accommodation allowance for month one to a maximum of €1,500;
  • NMBI registration refunded up to a maximum of €500
  • Return flights to the value of €250
  • And an educational bursary to a maximum value of €750

Nurses already living in Ireland can avail of the signing bonus and educational bursary.

Barry McKimm, the human resources director at the hospital said that the package was part of an ongoing recruitment drive.

“With services at the hospital actively growing and expanding, recruitment is ongoing at the hospital across all disciplines including nursing.”

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