Safetynet Primary Care recruiting GPs and Nurses for exciting roles caring for society’s marginalised

Safetynet Primary Care is a Medical Charity providing services to those in our society most in need of health care but without access to appropriate care. Safetynet innovatively remove barriers by bringing healthcare to homeless people and vulnerable groups in hostels, food halls, drop-in services and by providing a mobile health service to rough sleepers. Safetynet also aims to improve access for patients to mainstream primary and secondary care services.

Mobile Health and Screening Unit

The Mobile Health and Screening Unit (MHSU) is a new service provided by Safetynet in partnership with HSE Social Inclusion and St James Hospital. The MHSU provides health screening and basic primary care health services to vulnerable migrants and other hard to reach groups where mainstream services are not available. The Unit provides integrated screening for TB and other communicable diseases for homeless people and other higher risk populations. This is a national service delivered throughout Ireland by means of a vehicle specifically designed and equipped with X-Ray and consultation room. The team includes a GP, Nurses, Radiographer, driver and Manager.


Pragmatism, Lack of Prejudice, Optimism, Boldness, Enthusiasm, Committed, Kindness, Positivity, Self-awareness, Sense of Social Justice, Sense of humour, Compassion, Integrity, Empathy, Tenacity, Imagination, Respect, Openness, Patience, Idealism, Vision

  • Are you interested in a job where you can make a real difference?

  • Do you aspire to the characteristics and values above?

  • If so, come work for Safetynet Primary Care!

NEW  Practice Nurse Vacancy
Safetynet Primary Care are recruiting a committed and enthusiastic Practice Nurse to join our busy and friendly team.
The Practice is at the novel Dublin City based ‘Inclusion Health Hub’ providing Primary Care to homeless people and those without access to services due to marginalisation.
Previous practice nursing experience is an advantage but not essential. Paediatrics and/or Midwifery desirable but not essential. This is a great opportunity to learn and advance your career in a busy but well- supported environment.
The practice nurse role includes Child immunisation programme, cervical screening, phlebotomy, asthma checks, management of chronic diseases, wound dressing, ear irrigation etc.  
Initially part-time role with opportunity to move towards full time as practice expands.
For further information contact :
Catherine Mc Auley Centre,    

21 Nelson Street,

Dublin 7

Contact Numbers:

Administration & Finance        087-1523589

Mobile Health & Screening     087-3559722 

Homeless PC Team Inreach     087-1762246

Homeless PC Team Outreach  087-6520225

Homeless PC Team Support    087-2220402

Board of Directors

Kevin Kenny, Dr. Brian Melaugh,

Dr. Cliona Ní Cheallaigh, Síle Kelly,

Frank Mills, Dr. Philip Wiehe,

Frances O’Keefe, David Cagne

Safetynet is a registered charity

(No. CHY19388)

Company Ltd by guarantee Registered No. 471026

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