Career Opportunities

Current Vacancies

Dental Nurses

Fixed Term/ Specific Purpose Full Time & Part Time Posts

(anticipated duration up to 12 months)


UCC is currently seeking applications from Dental Nurses from which opportunities (full-time, part-time of varying duration as per Universitys needs) may arise.  The duties of Dental Nurses involve a wide range of duties including assisting clinical staff and students in the provision of care appoint candidates to dental nursing vacancies within Cork University Dental School and Hospital. The main focus of this role is to support student education and patient treatment. 

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see   The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Katherine Morrissey Moran: Email:  Further information is available at

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award  in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .


Appointment may be made on the HSE Dental Nurse (with qualification) Salary Scale: €27,507 - €49,894 (LSI)


Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.


We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.


Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.


Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 14th September 2023


No late applications will be accepted.




Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector



Cork University Dental School & Hospital

Wilton, Cork, Ireland