A private healthcare provider is to create over 30 new jobs in Co. Tipperary.
Nua Healthcare Services specialise in intellectual disability and mental health services across the country.
The roles on offer include general nursing, psychiatric nursing, psychiatrists, psychologists, behavioural and occupational therapists, assistant support workers and social care workers.
The healthcare provider have set up an innovative ‘Educate to Employ’ training programme, it aims to provides additional training and education for new employees especially to those who have never worked in the healthcare sector before.
The organisation are planning on recruiting an additional 470 people nationwide, they currently employ more than 2,000 people across its operations across the country.
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 and it is hoped that these jobs in particular will be attractive to people with a keen interest in making a positive contribution to their communities and those who enjoy helping others.
Mr Kenny says as a organisation “we provide Residential, Supported Living, Day and Community Outreach Services to both Children and Adults with a range of complex support requirements which requires great patience and empathy and is very rewarding work.