Nursing jobs Galway

Here at The Guild, we work across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to place the right nurses into the right roles. We’re always looking for qualified nurses to fill positions across Galway and we provide amazing pay, reimbursed travel costs and fantastic training opportunities. For the last 20 years, we’ve set the pace within the temporary nursing sector, and we have various short-term and long-term opportunities for nurses, operating department practitioners and healthcare assistants. Learn more about the nursing specialisms we recruit across or read on to discover the benefits of registering with The Guild and the types of nursing roles we have available in Galway.

Ready to start your journey with The Guild? Register today and find the perfect nursing job in Galway.

Galway is known for its rich natural beauty – filled with rustic coastlines and green fields, some would say Galway is perhaps one of the most picturesque places to live in the whole of Ireland. Galway is a fantastic place to live and work – making it a great choice of location for your next nursing role.

Benefits of working with The Guild

We know our nurses go above and beyond to deliver exceptional care. In return, we provide an array of benefits and full professional support, including:

  • High rates of pay
  • Paid NMBI fees
  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Free annual flu voucher
  • Access to voluntary training
  • 24/7 nurse led telephone support

If you’re a nurse with a valid NMBI Pin, recent experience and a legal right to work in the Republic of Ireland, we’d love to hear from you. Register now or contact a member of our team for more information.

Benefits of working as a nurse in Galway

  • Scenery – Galway is renowned for its stunning beauty and is one of the most charming locations in Ireland. As a harbour city on Ireland’s west coast, you’ll never be short of fresh air and striking landscapes.
  • Culture – this historic city is filled with so much to see and do, including traditional pubs, harbours and places to see Irish Folk music. Galway has also been coined the festival capital of Ireland – hosting a number of festivals each year.
  • The Aran islands – escape to the Atlantic at anytime, as the history Aran islands are so close by. Having inspired countless writers and artists over the centuries, many come to the Aran Islands on a sanctuary to connect with rural Ireland.


We require a minimum of 6 months experience working in Ireland, for general nurses and HCAs. The requirements for specialist nurses and midwives will vary. You can find out exactly how much experience we require by visiting our specialism pages.

Learn more about the specialisms we’re recruiting for in Galway, including:


Can’t see your specialism? Don’t worry! Visit our specialism pages to see the full list of 25 specialisms we recruit across. With so much choice, you’re sure to find a suitable nursing job in Galway with The Guild.


Nursing roles available in Galway

We work with a number of clients in both hospital and community settings across Galway, including:

  • HSE trusts
  • Private hospitals
  • Local authorities
  • Private nursing homes
  • Community packages
  • Mental health and learning difficulty units
  • ISTCs
  • Schools
  • Prisons and custodial services
  • Social services
  • Research programmes
  • GP practices
  • Medical device companies

Nursing pay rates in Galway

We believe exceptional skills should be recognised with exceptional rewards

Working as a nurse requires a high level of skill and our outstanding pay rates reflect this. Nursing pay rates are dependent on location, specialism and experience and we calculate our pay rates based on grades. Learn more about our nursing pay rates for the Republic of Ireland, including hourly rates and sick pay. For more general information about pay rates with The Guild, including the low down on our pension scheme and bank holidays, visit our pay rates page.

What our nurses say about us

Ready to find nursing jobs in Galway? Register with us today to begin your application. To learn more, visit our FAQs or contact a member of our friendly team.