Please note that appointment to and continuation in posts that require statutory registration is dependent upon the post holder maintaining annual registration in the relevant division of the register maintained by the The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).

Advanced Nurse/Midwife Practitioner

Area Directors

Assistant Directors of Nursing

Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioner (C/ANP)

Clinical Nurse Managers

Clinical Placement Co-Ordinators

Clinical Nurse Instructor/Teacher

Clinical Nurse Specialist/Midwife Specialist

Clinical Skills Development Director (Grade Code: 2002)

Directors of Nursing

Mental Health Nursing

Nursing/Midwifery Education

Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Officer (Grade Code 2910)

Nurse Tutors

Person in Charge

Practice Nurse Facilitator

Professional Development Nursing Officer (Grade Code: 268Y)

Public Health Nursing


Staff Nurses



HR Circular 004/2017 - HSE Policy on the Annual Certification of Registration of Nurses and Midwives with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

HR Circular 004/2017 - Appendix A - Patient Safety Assurance Certificate (MS Word)

Circular No. 112-1999 - Revised Allowances for Nursing Grades

HSE HR Circular 004/2007 - Head of Bed Management

HSEA Procedure for the Filling of Senior Staff Nurse / Midwife Posts

Summary of Guidelines on Agreements concluded as part of the Settlement Terms of 1999 Nurses Dispute

Revised Eligibility Criteria for Application to Grade of Senior Staff Nurse

Dept Health Circular No 32-2002 re Interim Arrangements for the Management of the Diploma in Nursing Programme