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:

Main No./General Queries       01 962 0116

Administration & Finance                 087 152 3589


Homeless PC Team Inreach               087 176 2246

Homeless PC Team Outreach           087 652 0225

Homeless PC Team Support              087 222 0402

Mobile Health & Screening Unit      087 355 9722

General Queries Email:

Board of Directors

Kevin Kenny (Chair)

David Cagney

Dr. Cliona Ní Cheallaigh

Síle Kelly

Dr. Brian Melaugh

Frank Mills,

Frances O’Keefe

Dr. Philip Wiehe



Safetynet is a registered charity

(No. CHY19388)

Company Ltd by guarantee Registered No. 471026

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