IRELAND NURSES SALARY

IRELAND NURSES SALARY – A Complete View

Ireland has many designations for nurse right from student nurse to group director of nurses. Nurses have great opportunity to grow and enhance themselves in their career in Ireland. Following their career their pay scale also increases according to their experience and roles. Ireland has good LSI (Long Time Service Increment) for nurses. LSI applies to all of the nurses with aggregate recognised service will be reckonable for the purposes of entitlement to LSI i.e. he/she will acquire an entitlement to an LSI after the same number of years service as his/her equivalent in the Irish public health service e.g. a newly appointed non-national staff nurse who has 12 or more years’ recognised nursing service will be entitled to be placed on the LSI. The requirement that the employee was in receipt of the maximum point of the salary scale for three years no longer applies. 

Nursing Designation Hierarchy (Top to Low Position)

Hospital Group Director of Nursing and Midwifery

Director Centre of Nurse Education

Director – Nursing & Midwifery Planning Dev Unit

Area Director – Nursing & Midwifery Planning Dev Unit

Director of Nursing Band 5

Director of Nursing Band 4

Director of Nursing Band 3

Director of Nursing Band 2a

Director of Nursing Band 2

Director of Nursing Band 1

Assistant Director of Nursing Non Band 1 Hospitals

Assistant Director of Nursing Band 1

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Candidate

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Director of Public Health Nursing

Assistant Director of Public Health Nursing

Public Health Nurse

Student Public Health Nurse

Principal Nurse Tutor

Nurse Tutor

Clinical Nurse/Midwife Manager 3

Clinical Instructor

Clinical Nurse/Midwife Manager 2/ Specialist

Clinical Nurse/Midwife Manager 1

Senior Enhanced Nurse/Midwife Dual Qualified Nurse/Midwife

Enhanced Nurse/Midwife Dual Qualified Nurse/Midwife

Senior Staff Nurse

Staff Nurse/Midwife

Staff Nurse/Midwife (Post Qualification, Pre-Registration)

Student Nurse/Midwife/Intellectual Disability

Ireland Nurse’s Salary Based on Grade and Experience

Hospital Group Director of Nursing and Midwifery

The highest rank or position one can hold in Ireland as a registered nurse is Hospital Group Director of Nursing and Midwifery. With handful of nursing experience and team handling skills a nurse will be appointed as Hospital Group Director. Their hike or salary increment will be done each year as per salary guide. Below is the salary guidance for hospital group director position (€ per annum)

Director Center of Nurse Education

This position is the second highest position for nurses in Ireland. They will work closely with the Hospital Group Director of Nursing and Midwifery and Directors of Planning and development. Their main agenda is to lead the educational, training and development strategy and operational plan for Nursing Education. Their other roles and responsibilities will be defined by the Hospital Group Director of Nursing and the board of Directors. Below is the salary guidance for Director Center of Nurse Education position (€ per annum)

Director – Nursing & Midwifery Planning Development Unit && Area Director – Nursing & Midwifery Planning Development Unit

Director will focus mainly on planning and development activities of nursing and midwifery. They will be handling Area Director and team of planning and development. Below is the salary guidance for both Director and Area director of Planning and Development positions (€ per annum)

Director of Nursing

The Director of Nursing has 6 bands and below is the salary guide (€ per annum)

Assistant Director of Nursing Band 1 & Non Band 1

This position is classified into two parts according to the band 1 and non band 1 hospitals in Ireland. Below is the salary guide for this position (€ per annum)

Advance Nurse Practitioner

The salary guide for Advance Nurse Practitioner and Advance Nurse Practitioner Candidate (€ per annum)

Public Health Nursing Department

Public Health nursing department has four different roles namely, Student Public Health Nurse Public Health Nurse and Director and Assistant Director of Public Health Nursing. The salary for these positions are illustrated below (€ per annum)

On red circle basis allowance (€1686 per annum) will be provided for the above mentioned positions who were in posts on 5/11/’99.

For theatre/Night nurses who were in posts on 5/11/’99 will be taken on red circle basis and the allowance range will be €843 per annum.

Other Roles and Salary Structure

Below are the other roles of nurses and their salary structures (€ per annum)

Staff Nurse/Midwife (Post Qualification, Pre-Registration)

Staff nurse and Midwife post qualification nurses who are in pre-registration segment will be offered 26179 € per annum. They will be promoted to next level after registration.

Student Nurse/Midwife/Intellectual Disability

In Ireland, nurse begins as “Student Nurse/Midwife/Intellectual Disability” from here they move up the ladder to top most position “Director of Nursing” grade. The average salary for Student Nurse is 15056 € Per Annum.  Salary will be based on 36 weeks rostered placement for degree students.

LSI (Long time Service Increment) for staff nurse / midwifery after 3 years maximum will be €47431 per annum and for Senior staff nurse and Enhanced Nurse/Midwife Dual Qualified Nurse/Midwife after 3 years maximum will be €48987 per annum

ALLOWANCES FOR NURSES

Registered Nurses Employed on duties in the following departments receive €2347 as allowance

  • Accident & Emergency Department
  • Theatre/O.R.,
  • Renal Units,
  • Intensive/Coronary Care Units,
  • Cancer/Oncology Units,
  • Geriatric Units/Long-Stay Hospital or Units in County Homes. High Dependency Units,
  • Neo Natal Units (ICU),
  • Endoscopy Units,
  • Specialist Ambulatory
  • Dialysis Units.
  • Units for Severe and Profoundly Handicapped in Mental Handicap Services, Acute Admission Units in Mental Health Services, Secure Units in Mental Health Services, dedicated Care of the elderly (excluding Day Care Centres) and Alzheimers Units in Mental Health Services and the
  • Intellectual Disability Sector (including Psycho-geriatric Wards, Elderly Mentally Infirm Units, Psychiatry of Later Life Services).
  • Medical/Surgical Wards, Maternity Departments

Registered Nurses Employed on duties in specialist areas appropriate to the following qualifications where they hold the relevant qualification will receive € 3525 as allowance

  • Accident & Emergency Nursing Course
  • Anaesthetic Nursing Course
  • Behaviour Modification Course
  • Behavioural Therapy Course
  • Burns Nursing Course
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing Course
  • Coronary Care Course
  • Diabetic Nursing Course
  • Ear Nose & Throat Nursing Course
  • Forensic Psychiatric Nursing Course
  • Gerentological Nursing Course
  • Higher Diploma in Midwifery
  • Higher Diploma in Pediatrics
  • Infection Control Nursing Course
  • Intensive Care Nursing Course
  • Pediatrics Intensive Care
  • Special and Intensive Care of New Born
  • Neurological/Neurosurgical Nursing Course
  • Operating Theatre Nursing Course
  • Pediatric Operation Theatre
  • Opthalmic Nursing Course
  • Orthopaedic Nursing Course
  • Higher Diploma in Cardiovascular Nursing/Diabetes Nursing/Oncological Nursing/Palliative Care Nursing/Accident and Emergency Nursing Rehabilitation Nursing Course
  • Renal Nursing Course
  • Stoma Care Nursing Course

Registered General Nurses holding recognized postregistration                                                                           qualifications in midwifery or sick children’s nursing and employed on duties appropriate to their qualification will receive €3525 as allowance.

On-Call over Weekend

In situations where no roster duty is available over the weekend, the following will apply on a pro-rata basis (i.e. appropriate rate divided by 12, then multiplied by number of hours available).  No time back in lieu will apply.

Nurse Coordinator Allowance

A shift allowance of €19.04 will be paid to a staff nurse who undertakes the role of formalizing the reporting and accountability relationship with the Theatre Superintendent.   The allowance only applies to a nurse who fulfils specified duties when called in. For Specialist Coordinator Allowance is €4,546.

IRELAND NURSES SALARY – A Complete View

IRELAND NURSES SALARY – A Complete View

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