Nua Healthcare Services, the largest private sector provider of intellectual disability and mental health services in Ireland, is announcing the creation of 470 new jobs to be filled this year, with 20 of these in Mayo, and further to already taking on 300 since the start of March this year. 

he organisation already employs more than 2,000 people across its operations nationally and because of ongoing growth and the need of its services nationally it is creating the new roles for general nursing, psychiatric nursing, psychiatrists, psychologists, behavioural and occupational therapists, assistant support workers and social care workers.

The company also announced that it has already filled 300 new positions across a range of skillsets and healthcare professions since the start of March with some new assistant support  workers coming to them from a range of different sectors that were interested in a new career as well as the opportunity to retrain for a healthcare role in Nua’s innovative ‘Educate to Employ’ training programme. The novel inhouse initiative by Nua provides additional training and education for new employees especially to those who have never worked in the healthcare sector before.

Chief Operating Officer for Nua Shane Kenny says the range of new healthcare jobs will be spread across operations and services nationally and the care support roles in particular open to everyone, including those who have not worked in the healthcare industry before.

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