Work as a doctor in Ireland

Working as a doctor in Ireland is becoming increasingly common due to the high need of these professionals in this country. The Medical Council data indicates that there were 1,800 applications in 2014 and in 2015 they increased to 2600. Spanish doctors are highly valued for the quality of the training they receive in the Spanish universities.

Before working in Ireland, you must be well informed about finding accommodation, taxes, moving in with your family and children, enrol your children in a school, types of schools, health insurance, social security, political system, voting etc. Here there is more information about everything you may need to know before you go.

The requirements

These are the requirements to work as a doctor in Ireland. Hospitals need proof of:

  • You are registered as a doctor in the IMC (General Medical Council of Ireland).
  • You do not have any criminal records.
  • You have the recognized primary medical degree or postgraduate degree required.
  • You have the knowledge and the skills required for the position.
  • You have not been judged for malpractice.
  • You have the appropriate level of English: IMC accepts Academic IELTS Certificate with overall band score of 7 and  other kind of evidences to proof your level of English.

Jobs Agency FM will help you to find the job that best suits your needs and advise you throughout the job search process.

Hospitals are looking for experienced doctors as well as for newly graduated doctors. The experience is always valued positively but a newly graduated doctor has also real chances of finding a job.

The first step is sending your updated resume in English. We will contact you to assess the offer that best fits your professional profile.

The next step is sending your resume to the hospital of your choice and scheduling the interview. Sometimes some hospitals request some documents before the interview, but not all of them do. Once you successfully pass the interview, we will give you advice about the post interview necessary documents, the offer letter etc.

Finally, we will confirm your start date with the hospital so you can catch the flight on the agreed date.

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We are experts

Jobs Agency FM is a recruitment agency with a multidisciplinary team with years of experience recruiting staff for hospitals.

We have successfuly placed many professionals in both England and Ireland in the last years.

From the moment you contact Jobs Agency FM, we listen to your interests, we inform you of the possibilities and we give you advice so you can get the job that best suits your needs taking into account your professional profile.

  • «I was interested in going to work to Ireland but at first I did not plan to contact any agency. I wanted to try it on my own and I started NMBI registration. To tell you the truth, it was difficult to get everything and, in my despair, I contacted Jobs Agency FM. The staff was very kind... what can I say? That I am very happy, they have always been aware of me and everything I have asked them they have solved it easily and quickly. I got a job in the second interview and they were always there for any questions I had to solve so I am delighted...the agency is always there, looking for solutionsI really recommend Jobs Agency FM because they are informed of everything and give you a lot of help. »

    Blanca Durán
    Blanca Durán Nurse in Public Hospital Dublin

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