Smarmore Castle Private Clinic is a drug and alcohol treatment centre, providing a comprehensive residential rehabilitation programme, of the highest quality standard, in the Republic of Ireland. Our treatment includes alcohol and drugs detox, targeted addiction therapies and specialised support groups. The location is a beautiful castle and country house in County Louth, with origins in the 14th century.  Currently we have a vacancy for a Staff Nurse.  

As Staff Nurse at Smarmore Castle Private Clinic you will be responsible for the assessment of the medical care needs of patients and the development, implementation and evaluation of care plans under the direction of the Senior / Lead Nurse.  Thereby ensuring that a high standard of care is delivered.  

To be considered for the post of Staff Nurse it is essential that you are a Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RN) preferably with experience of working with substance abuse.  You will demonstrate the ability to take responsibility for adopting best practice in the implementation of individual medical care plans, with the proven ability of maintaining boundaries. 

Hours of work are 37.5 per week (3 shifts of 12.5) for which we offer a competitive salary package. Free parking and free meals are available to all staff as is use of the swimming pool at allocated times. 


To apply for the post of Staff Nurse with Smarmore Castle Private Clinic, please send your CV to 


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