Jobs in the HSE

As a result of the cyber-attack affecting all HSE services, the National Recruitment Service has reduced access to some recruitment systems, this may impact response times.  We have returned to normal advertising of recruitment campaigns. Please pay close attention to closing dates as they are now advertised and the means of application.

The HSE is the largest employer in the state, with over 100,000 employees. More than 67,000 are direct employees, the remainder are employed by agencies funded by the HSE. The HSE aims to be an Employer of Choice, and offers a wide range of challenging career opportunities that enable our staff to make an important contribution to the health services, to public service and to the lives of everyone living in Ireland.

Use our job search to search for posts in Nursing, your particular Health and Social Care Profession and more. If you don't see a post that you are interested in applying for, please email with your name, your profession(s) of interest and personal email address.  Please do not forward CVs.

The Talent Pool team will record your details and may send you an email alert when HBS Recruit next run a recruitment campaign that may be of interest to you.

All positions in the HSE are advertised on this website. To find out more about getting a job with the HSE please click on the links below.

It is the policy of the HSE to form panels from which future vacancies will be filled.

Find out more about getting a job in the HSE

  • Recruitment Process- How to apply for a job and what to expect from the recruitment process.
  • Recruitment Licence/Codes of Practice -Recruitment in the HSE is subject to the provisions of the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act, 2004 and is regulated by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA). Appointments are subject to the Codes of Practice published by the CPSA.
  • Eligibility Criteria - Under Section 22 of the Health Act, the HSE has responsibility for setting and approving qualifications for appointments to HSE posts.
  • Overseas Candidates-Information about living and working in Ireland.
  • Validation of non-Irish qualifications This section relates to graduates in Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry and Radiography (Diagnostic and Radiation Therapy) who have non-Irish qualifications and wish to work with the HSE.
  • Careers Portal - a career guidance website for graduates, school leavers and career changers.  The HSE have a dedicated section that includes an overview of the Sector and a number of career video profiles.
  • Brexit After Brexit, UK qualifications will no longer be recognised under the EU Directive on Professional Qualifications Directive. UK qualifications awarded before Brexit will not be affected.